Holmdel A.R.I.S.E.

Advocating Rights In Special Education


A.R.I.S.E. Serves as the support group for the families of children with special needs in the Holmdel Township Public Schools District.

A.R.I.S.E. strives to help parents improve the quality of their children's life experiences-both inside and outside of the classroom. Through a better understanding of our role, we can better advocate for our children.

Please view our calendar for details on upcoming meetings/Training Opportunities. A.R.I.S.E and SPAN are offering a workshop coming up on April 12th about Transition

It’s that time of the year again: the Holmdel Police Department will be participating in the 2016 Special Olympics Torch Run.  It is scheduled for next week, Friday, June 10th.  Please check our calendar for details on where to be in order to cheer on our officers.

Registration is now OPEN for the next Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Access Family Program for children with developmental or learning disabilities and their families! 

Golf begins Tuesday, July 5th with Challenged Youth Sports.  Please click here  for more information and to register by June 17th.

Monmouth County Park System Program Directory is out now, please consider these programs for your child as there are wonderful supports available and an excellent inclusion policy. Registration begins March 6th.

H.A.M Therapeutic Recreation program 

Spring registration has begun for some wonderful programs like bowling and line dancing.  Please check out H.A.M 's spring program for our area. 

DDD System Reform: Changes that Affect your family. Click here for more info.

Please take a minute to watch and share this powerful video about the importance of inclusion for all New Jersey students. It also shares some information about the DRNJ v. NJDOE settlement to ensure that NJ students with disabilities receive an appropriate education in the least restrictive environment.

If you have questions about the DLM assessment, an alternate state assessment administered to students with the most significant intellectual disabilities, please go to DLM / PARCC.

A.R.I.S.E. also seeks to work collaboratively with our school district by providing input and feedback on the policies, programs and practices that impact services and supports for students with special needs and their families.

In A.R.I.S.E., we come together with common challenges and concerns, and with shared hopes for a better tomorrow for our children.You are invited to share your hopes and concerns by attending our regularly scheduled meetings.  

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