The Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities (ABCD) is a NJ-based non-partisan organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with multiple physical and developmental disabilities so that they may have the opportunity to attain the highest level of purpose and dignity.
The New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA) is the official body of organized dentistry in New Jersey. Its role is both professionally and community oriented and exists for and through its members. The NJDA's basic purpose is to represent organized dentistry and to ensure that the highest quality dental care is provided to the public. Since dentistry exists to serve the public, the NJDA must be sensitive and responsive to public needs.
The Arc of New Jersey is a statewide, private, nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1947. Their mission is to promote and advocate for the welfare of persons whose primary disability is mental retardation, and to foster the development of appropriate programs to enhance their quality of life.
Delta Dental of New Jersey’s mission is to promote oral health to the greatest number of people by providing accessible dental benefit programs of the highest quality, service, and value. Delta Dental of New Jersey is a member of the national Delta Dental system, which covers more than 50 million people in over 88,000 groups across the nation and has 124,000 participating dentists across the country.
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is our state university of the health sciences and the nation's largest institution of its kind.
The premier advocate of New Jersey hospitals & their systems, where
members convene in a forum to promote common interests within a sea of diversity where intricate networks of coordinated healthcare delivery systems work together to improve the health status of the citizens of this state.
Multimedia materials intended to improve the readiness of medical students to serve persons who have cerebral palsy, spina bifida, Down syndrome, or other developmental disorders are available through this site.
The Healthcare Planning and Marketing Society of New Jersey is the local chapter of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD). HPMSNJ has more than 100 members and 15 sponsors. Started in 1979, HPMSNJ serves healthcare planning, marketing and public relations professionals in New Jersey and surrounding states.
The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities, funded by the federal government with matching funds from the state, is a lead change agent in the State responsible for a vision of what the lives of people with developmental disabilities should be. The NJCDD is currently conducting surveys. If you wish to participate, click on the survey section on the NJCDD home page.
Dentists in New Jersey who serve persons with developmental disabilities can be found on this database. Dentists were asked to indicate whether or not they or their staff have training in special care dentistry; whether or not their offices are accessible; whether or not they accept Medicaid; and other pieces of information that are of importance to persons who have developmental disabilities.