Show#209 Interview with Jill Harris Director of Program Development at Children’s Specialized Hospital in NJ

Jill Harris is the Director of Program Development at Children’s Specialized Hospital in NJ where I also direct autism services. Children’s is the largest pediatric medical rehabilitation system in the US. Children’s is also one of the largest providers of autism services in NJ.

I am a licensed psychologist and also a school psychologist. I have been involved in autism research related to improving access to early diagnosis for underserved communities. Clinically, I oversee autism services which include diagnostic services, ABA, social skills groups and other therapies, developmental screening and a wide variety of community outreach programs. I also am the parent of an adult son with autism.

Children’s Specialized Hospital is the preeminent provider of pediatric rehabilitation services and the largest pediatric rehabilitation health system in the United States.

Our hospital is dedicated to improving the lives of patients through delivering superior medical services, in a safe and caring environment. The hospital serves children affected by brain injury, spinal cord dysfunction and injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses. Renowned therapeutic programs include physical, speech, and occupational therapy; psychology services; neurodevelopmental physician services; recreational therapy and child life, and a full complement of support services.

Children's Specialized has twelve sites in New Jersey and will treat over 20,000 children with special needs this year. Through a blend of innovative therapies, personalized attention and compassionate support, our award-winning doctors and skilled pediatric therapists strive to make a difference for children and their families each and every day.

Children’s Specialized Hospital is the preeminent provider of pediatric rehabilitation services and the largest pediatric rehabilitation health system in the United States.

Our hospital is dedicated to improving the lives of patients through delivering superior medical services, in a safe and caring environment. The hospital serves children affected by brain injury, spinal cord dysfunction and injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses. Renowned therapeutic programs include physical, speech, and occupational therapy; psychology services; neurodevelopmental physician services; recreational therapy and child life, and a full complement of support services.

Here is The Hub Site For Parents of Children With Autism

http://www.childrens-specialized.org/kohlsautismawareness

 

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