Resource Directory

Agency Phone Number Address Description
(800) 774-5516
1255 Caldwell Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Since 1883, Bancroft has been pioneering new ways of helping people lead independent and fulfilling lives through a lifetime continuum of programs and services including: special education, transition programs and planning, vocational training and supported employment, structured day programs, community living and specialized residential programs, brain injury rehabilitation, and behavior therapy. Bancroft has multiple locations in South Jersey.

(856) 722-8500
8000 Sagemore Dr.
Suite 8303
Marlton, NJ 08053

Their firm assists families with legal planning for the future, protecting loved ones, and preserving quality of life through Wills, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Special Needs Trusts, Guardianships, Asset Protection Plans, Medicaid Applications, and other customized documents. They have a network of community resources to help resolve a range of financial, legal, and caregiving issues. They offer compassionate legal counsel and comprehensive options to meet each family's special needs, plan for disability, qualify individuals for public benefits, avoid probate and taxes on death, protect beneficiaries through trusts, and plan for long-term care at home or in a nursing facility.

Dana E. Bookbinder is one of a distinct group of elder and disability law attorneys throughout the country certified by the American Bar Association approved National Elder Law Foundation. Former chair of the New Jersey Elder & Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, she often lectures on special needs trusts, estate planning, and qualifying for Medicaid public benefits. With twenty years of experience, she guides families across South and Central Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania, demystifying complex legal structures and empowering clients to protect the future for their loved ones and themselves.

Email: dana@bookbinderlaw.com

(856) 334-5001 x101
525 Rte 73 North
Suite 215
Marlton, NJ 08053

Robert Esterman, ChSNC, ChFC, CLTC, AMPA, CFS is a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, Inc. with over 20 years of experience in the fields of retirement, investments, education, special needs, protection and estate planning. Over the last 5-10 years, he has noticed a growing concern around the lack of comprehensive planning about the issues their special needs children and grandchildren face. Therefore, to offer better guidance, he obtained the designation of ChSNC (Chartered Special Needs Consultant). In his 20 plus years of experience, he has also cultivated many relationships with accountants and attorneys to make sure his clients get the most complete advice package in the industry.

Email: robert.x.esterman@ampf.com

(609) 970-1875
923 Haddonfield Rd.
Suite 2B
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Fusion is much more than an accredited private middle and high school for grades 6-12 – it’s a revolutionary community of learning where positive relationships and one-to-one classrooms unlock the academic potential in every student and create opportunities for emotional and social growth.

Email: mblasberg@fusionacademy.com

(856) 810-7599
101 East Gate Dr.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

INTERACTIVE Kids offers a wide array of behavioral, educational, speech, and vocational-based services for individuals with disabilities such as autism, developmental disorders, non-verbal learning disorder, brain injury, ADD/ADHD, behavior disorders, and other neurological impairments. In addition, they treat those who may not be diagnosed but are experiencing socially challenging behaviors. Their agency provides services for clients age 18 months to 21+. Enrolling now for summer camp, Early Learners programming, and ongoing enrollment for social skills and in-home/community services. Contact Amber for more information.

Email: info@interactivekids.com

(856) 642-6445
400 N. Church St.
Suite 250
Moorestown, NJ 08057

Parents of special needs children call the Law Offices of Posternock Apell, PC when they need legal guidance or representation to help with IEP and 504 plans, from initial determination through implementation.

Using their understanding of the law and legal skills, the firm focuses first on negotiation mechanisms such as mediation to help parents resolve disagreements with the school. The firm’s Special Education lawyers are prepared and willing to fight when necessary, but have found effective negotiation often leads to a better outcome.

Email: DSever@PosternockApell.com

(609) 267-6677
2 Manhattan Dr.
Burlington Twp, NJ 08016

The Occupational Training Center (OTC) is a private non-profit corporation that proudly offers diversified vocational rehabilitation and job placement programs for adults with disabilities in Burlington County, New Jersey. For over five decades, the mission of O.T.C. has been to assist individuals with disabilities in reaching their highest potential by training them in a variety of vocational disciplines, providing employment opportunities, and preparing them for success in work as well as their personal lives through day habilitation and residential services.

Email: jkilrain@otcbc.org

(215) 317-4143
161 Washington St.
Eight Tower Bridge, Suite 700
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Pat Bergmaier is a Certified Financial Planner™ as well as a Chartered Special Needs Consultant™ with 1847Financial in Conshohocken.
Since 2009, Pat’s practice has been focused on working with families that have dependents with special needs to help plan for and protect both lifetime care and quality of life.

Email:  pbergmaier@1847financial.com

2-1-1 is available throughout the U.S. and in many parts of Canada by phone, text, and web. A toll-free call to 2-1-1connects you to a community resource specialist in your area who can help you find services and resources that are available to you locally and provide critical services that can improve—and save—lives.

Directory of Primary Screening Service in each county. Affiliated Psychiatric Emergency Services (AES) - affiliated with screening service.

(937) 374-0385
253 Dayton Ave.
Xenia, Ohio 45385

4 Paws for Ability enriches the lives of children with disabilities, including diabetes and autism, by training and placing quality, task-trained service dogs. This provides increased independence for the children, and assistance to their families. And 4 Paws also works with veterans from recent conflicts who’ve lost the use of their limbs or their hearing while in active combat. In all cases, the results speak for themselves. Lives are transformed.

(877) 456-1888
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

PENN's early intervention program offers behavior assessments, applied behavior analysis (ABA), social skills training, speech therapy, occupational therapy, sensory integration, parent training, School-based services, Educational Workshops for parents and professionals.

(856) 848-1025
1208 Delsea Dr
Westville, NJ 08093

Abilities Solutions provides employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to full participation in the workforce. We achieve our goals by partnering with employers throughout South Jersey, and by offering employees who are trained, mentored, and motivated to succeed. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality and individualized service. info@abilities4work.com

(973) 423-2254
230 Braen Ave.
Suite D
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

ABLG is a therapeutic intervention agency that provides ABA, Speech and Staffing to Individuals and School Districts who are seeking services for Autism and related disability within the state of New Jersey.

Email: therapy@ablg.org

1(800) 955-2321
TTY: 1(800) 955-6765

Provides 1 to 14-day advance curb-to-curb transportation to people with disabilities. This service is the Americans with Disabilities Act paratransit service which is comparable to the local accessible fixed route bus service. Requires in-person assessment for eligibility determination. - See more at: http://www.camdencounty.com/service/senior-disabled-services/transportat...

The Access Pass is a free, lifetime pass to all National Parks throughout America, given to individuals with a documented permanent disability. The pass entitles to holder plus family to free entry to all National Parks.

(856) 424-4444 x1114
1301 Springdale Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

The ACHaD Department of the Katz JCC (Achieving Community Hopes & Dreams) provides individuals with special needs of all ages, a safe and nurturing environment to build social skills, enhance self-esteem and cultivate friendships. Their goal is to enrich physical, social, and emotional development of participants through supportive programs that facilitate a sense of empowerment and independence. Activities include social groups, fitness classes, basketball and swim teams, creative arts activities including music, art, and theater, year round holiday celebrations, and special events. Open Hearts Open Doors provides an inclusion camp experience at the JCC Camps at Medford and Early Childhood camps at the Katz JCC.

Email: eelias@jfedsnj.org

(609) 760-1971
8 Cliffswallow Dr.
Medford, NJ 08055

As a certified ADHD Coach for Children, Teens, and College students, Karen provides information and support to families and children diagnosed with ADHD. Together, we discuss goals and action plans for those goals. The client is the center of the plan: the goals are the client's and the coach supports and guides throughout the journey. Contact: Karen K Lowry, BCC

Email: KarenLowry16@gmail.com

ADEPT Programs, Inc.
(609) 267-8484
111 High St.
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060

ADEPT Programs, Inc. provides person-centered opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to live and work in the community alongside other members of society.

(856) 428-8334
4 Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

The law firm of Adinolfi & Packman, P.A., is dedicated to providing timely, cost-effective resolutions to clients in all realms of family law matters.

Their areas of specialty include assisting clients with their estate planning needs, which includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of Wills, Trusts (including Special Needs Trusts), Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Directives. They also represent clients in all types of guardianship proceedings, including guardianships for incapacitated individuals who have reached 18 years of age.

Jaime Golin Friedman is a Senior Associate at the firm, with over 16 years of experience in the areas of estate planning and estate & trust administration. Jaime is compassionate and truly understands the trials and tribulations that many parents face, as she too is a parent of a child who is developmentally disabled. Jaime, and her colleagues, work diligently to educate each client regarding their unique situation and to administer personal, hands-on attention, no matter what level of complexity the matter entails. 

Email: jfriedman@sjfamilylawyers.com

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