Dear Roselle Families,
On behalf of the Department of Special Services I would like to welcome you back to the 2019-2020 school year! We hope that it has been a fun and relaxing summer vacation and that you are ready for a new year of learning!
We all look forward to a productive partnership this year. A strong home/school partnership will make a great difference in your child’s education. Remember as partners we share the responsibility for our children’s success!
We look forward to seeing you at our back to school night on October 10, 2019. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need anything before then.
Director of Special Services
New Jersey Special Education Administrative Code
Title 6A Chapter 14 explains the laws that govern special education service delivery in the state
of New Jersey.
Parents Rights in Special Education (PRISE booklet)
This booklet explains the rights of parents in the special education process
Parents Rights in Special Education in Spanish
Spanish Version of Parents Rights in Special Education
New Jersey Children’s System Care
New Jersey Department of Education
The homepage for the NJ Department of Education
New Jersey Early Intervention Services
The link to Early Intervention, an agency designed to meet the developmental and health related needs of children birth to age three.
New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education
The New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education (NJCIE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
dedicated to the inclusion of students with disabilities in effective general education classrooms
in their neighborhood schools. We are the only statewide organization in New Jersey whose sole
focus is inclusion. NJCIE's ultimate mission is the meaningful education of all children within
their public schools in preparation for future lives as independent as possible in the community.
NJCIE offers training for schools, educators and parents throughout the year and in many
different formats. There is also a Parent Support Network which is accessible through the
Parents of Autistic Children
Parents of Autistic Children (POAC), a nonprofit organization formed, is the educational leader
for the autism community providing more free training than any other organization. Additionally,
POAC provides recreational and support services to children with autism and their families. The costs of such services are prohibitive for most families. For this reason, POAC is deeply committed to providing all services at no cost to participants.
Autism New Jersey is a nonprofit agency providing information and advocacy, services, family
and professional education, and consultation. Autism New Jersey encourages responsible basic
and applied research that may lessen the effects of, and potentially prevent, autism. Autism New
Jersey is dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services
to maximize their growth potential and to enhancing the general public's overall awareness of
New Jersey Family Care
Affordable health coverage for kids and certain low-income parents/guardians for NJ residents
Division of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly DYFS)
Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect
All reports of child abuse and neglect, including those occurring in institutional settings such as
child care centers, schools, foster homes and residential treatment centers, must be reported to
the State Central Registry (SCR). This is a toll-free, 24-hour, seven-days-a-week hotline.
Roselle Public Schools are seeking to locate resident children with disabilities. This also
includes mobile migrant and homeless children, who may need but are not receiving special
Attention: Roselle Parents
Any parent who has concerns about the development of:
- A preschool child attaining age 3 within the next year
- A child between the ages of 3 and 5 A school age child between the ages of 6-21
Please note: The child can be experiencing physical, sensory, emotional, communication,
cognitive, or social difficulties.
Please contact: Roselle Special Services Department at: (908) 298- 2040 ext. 7056 with your
Please share this information with family, friends, and neighbors.
1305 St. Georges Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203