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Stafford, NJ: "Neurodivergent children" benefit from federal grant to local library

Nov 17, 2022, Barnegat-Manahawkin, N.J. Patch: Grant Provides Support For Neurodiverse Kids At Stafford Library https://patch.com/new-jersey/barnegat-manahawkin/grant-provides-support-neurodiverse-kids-stafford-library

A federal grant will allow neurodivergent children under age five to receive literacy support at the Ocean County Library Stafford Branch.

Thanks to a federal grant, the Ocean County Library will launch a program to provide literacy-based services for the neurodiverse community, from birth to age five, at three of the library's branches, including the Stafford branch….

The grant runs through Aug. 31, 2023 and allows implementation through partnerships with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Autism Research, the Ocean County Health Department and Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC)….