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Northern New Jersey Autism and Special Needs Fair (NNJASNF)

The Morris County Area Public Libraries are hosting the first annual Northern New Jersey Autism and Special Needs Fair, open to the public and targeting families with special needs with an emphasis on autism. The main goal of the event is to help special needs families find and connect with various organizations that provide much needed education, resources, services, and information. Each year we plan to provide sensory story times and activities for the participants while their parents or guardians speak with the attending organizations. With your award $2,372.72 , we plan to purchase sensory tools and toys to be used during the fair for the attending families. These resources will be available to all of the libraries throughout the year to continue to hold sensory story times/activities/programs to service the families.
Identify any specific population(s) this project will serve: 
Adults
Children
Men
Teens
Women
Rural
Suburban
Urban
Behavioral/Social Determinants of Health
African Americans or Black
Alaska Natives
American Indian
Asian
Latino or Hispanic
Native Hawaiians
Pacific Islanders
Identify roles of participants this project will serve: 
Educator, college & post-grad
Educator, K-12
General public
Health care provider
Library or information professional
Public health professional
Student, college & post-grad
Student, K-12
Project Lead:
Monica Scott
Funding Source: 
MAR
Project Funding:
Federal Fiscal Year: 
2019
Funding Amount: 
$2373
Funding Period:
Feb 17, 2020 to Apr 30, 2020
Project Status:
In Progress