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In an effort to more effectively respond to calls that may involve someone with a developmental disability with the needed communication methods, Manchester Police and Lakehurst Police have come together to introduce a new program "Operation Insight".
A Toms River family is deeply upset that they were kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight from Orlando, Florida, to Atlantic City because of the adults’ failure to comply with mask wearing mandates. As the below Twitter video shows, the adults were wearing masks (as least they were during the portion of this video taken by a fellow passenger). However, the couple have a 7 year old non-verbal son who suffers from seizures and flight anxiety and after attempting to have him wear a mask, they ultimately decided not to aggravate his condition by enforcing it. In addition, the couple's two year old daughter was eating yogurt on her mother's lap and not wearing a mask on the plane.
All public schools in New Jersey are required to have transitional programs for special needs students through age 21. Here, officials have taken the mandate to a new level, purchasing and renovating a home to serve as a "transitional house."
Last month, a new nonprofit organization was publicly introduced, hoping to fill the gaps in resources and services that may be inaccessible or inadequate for Monmouth County teens with special needs. And the group's founder is still a teenager herself.
In the last 13 years, the Miracle League of Mercer County has afforded children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball, just as numerous other Miracle League charters around the country have done since the nonprofit's inception in Atlanta in 1999.