School Anxiety and First Children Services

By Jay S. Cohen, M.Ed Supervisor of Transitions/Balance Programs Some students feign illness to skip going to school. Here, at First Children Service’s Transitions and Balance programs, it’s often anxiety […]

Child-Only Insurance Plans for Children with Autism

A light skinned female sits at a table with a light skinned young boy.

What is the New Jersey Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Mandate? In 2009, the New Jersey Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Mandate was passed requiring all fully-insured plans written in […]

Autism Awareness in Ireland

Our Educational Program Advisor, Tom McCool, recently visited Ireland where he furthered awareness of autism on an international scale. Below is an excerpt of his visit. “Cathy and I are […]

Teacher reaches his students through music

MEET JAY COHEN… By JAYNE JACOVA FELD Voice staff HOMETOWN: Cherry Hill FAMILY: Wife Robin, daughters Megan and Brittany, granddaughter Remy FAVORITE COMPOSER: Frédéric Chopin FAVORITE NIGHT OUT: Dinner and a Broadway show […]

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness month.  First Children has participated in lighting the outside of our school building in Fanwood with blue lights to commemorate the month and help to raise […]