November 19, 2016

Denise was excited to join Jespy clients, family, staff, board members and administration to welcome Liz Shea, NJ Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Developmental Disabilities to discuss Housing Options, Supported Employment, Community Inclusion, as well as Soci...

 Lisa and Denise joined Jespy House clients, family and staff to discuss the impact of the proposed Statewide Transition Plan ("STP").

On March 4, 2016 Lisa Parles was in Washington, D.C. to testify before the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the "GAO Expert Panel: Youth with Autism transitioning to Adulthood."  Lisa was one of twelve experts from across the country invited to e...

November 12, 2015

Testimony of Lisa McCauley Parles, Esq.

Regarding DDD’s Statewide Transition Plan
New Jersey State Assembly
Human Services Committee


Good Morning.  I would like to thank the Committee for inviting me to speak about this critical issue.  My name is Lisa McCa...

Testimony of Lisa McCauley Parles, Esq.

New Jersey State Senate

Legislative Oversight Committee


Good Morning.  Thank you for inviting me to speak about this critical issue.  My name is Lisa McCauley Parles.  I a...

June 4, 2015

Denise & Lisa were pleased to bring Desiree Kameka to speak in New Jersey! Her lecture on housing opportunities for adults with disabilities and the issues surrounding New Jersey's Statewide Transition Plan was informative and important. We urge you to listen to her le...

February 4, 2015

DDD’s Statewide Transition Plan:

Public Comment Period

through February 26, 2015



New Jersey's

Statewide Transition Plan


New Jersey’s proposed policies, if implemented, could result in the closure of many existing vocational and residential programs and are unnecess...

December 26, 2013

Denise & Lisa contributed the following article to the New Jersey Lawyer Magazine's December 2013 (No. 285) School Law Edition:


Children with disabilities often have significant needs for services and therapies.  Most practitioners turn to school district...

August 20, 2012

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Federal law mandating that all children, regardless of disability, are entitled to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE).

§504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973

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Denise Participated in JESPY House's Presentation to Liz Shea, Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Developmental Disabilities

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