YES I Can! So Can YOU!

Young people with disabilities from all over New Jersey are preparing each day as students, family and community members to become integrated and participating members of society.  With that in mind, a group of dedicated parents, self-advocates and professionals from the New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education (NJCIE) Action Group, Transition-Subcommittee collaborated to produce a…

You Freed Him From the Tower

A speech given to the student body of Montclair Renaissance Middle School during Autism Awareness Month by Bryan Lonegan, father of a 16-year-old boy with autism Good morning, Renaissance. When Reena (English teacher) asked me to speak here about autism awareness, I figured that it would be easy enough. After all, I’ve done a lot of…