Community Access Unlimited Shines Light On National Autism Awareness Month

Top Quote CAU was featured on WCTC, where they stressed the importance of recognition of individuals with developmental disabilities. End Quote
  • Newark, NJ (1888PressRelease) May 08, 2019 - Tina Hansen, Director of Behavioral Services, Community Access Unlimited (CAU), was featured on Jersey Central 1450 AM Talk Radio where she, along with Host Bert Baron, discussed the significance of recognizing individuals with developmental disabilities during National Autism Awareness Month.

    Tina stated, “National Autism Awareness month is so important to recognize because it really puts a spotlight on the continuum that is an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. Individuals with this diagnosis are clever, funny, passionate, wonderful people who deserve to be celebrated. This month also provides a highlight of the real-life struggles and misconceptions that those with ASD and their families face every day. And with such high rates of autism, especially in New Jersey, awareness, acceptance, and funding are so important.

    Please visit to listen to the interview.

    CAU assists people with housing, life skills, employment, money management, socialization and civic activities. CAU provides support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as youth served under the Department of Children and Families (DCF). CAU provides so much more, a lifestyle, a community, a place to belong and a world filled with friends and hope.

    About CAU
    Community Access Unlimited (CAU), celebrating its 40th year in 2019, supports people with special needs in achieving real lives in the community. CAU gives a voice to adults and youth who traditionally have little power in society, assisting its members with housing, life skills, employment, money management, socialization, and civic activities. CAU also supports opportunities for advocacy through training in assertiveness, decision-making and civil rights. Currently serving more than 5,000 individuals and families, CAU continues to grow each year. For more information about CAU and its services, visit or contact us at 908.354.3040, info ( @ ) caunj dot org or by mail at 80 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202.

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