Construction Notice: Tanyard Road Resurfacing
On or about Oct. 30, 2017, there will be major road construction on Tanyard Road between Blackwood-Barnsboro Road and Brenner Avenue. Construction is estimated to end in late Dec. 2017. Please allow for additional time when coming to campus. Click the header link above to learn more.

Rowan College at Gloucester County

Links

The Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA Home Page 

This is a web page sponsored by the Department of Justice. It is an excellent resource for any information about the ADA.

Half The Planet

Half the Planet is a web resource for people with disabilities. It has information regarding ADA issues.


Adaptive Technology

ABLEDATA

This website contains a searchable database of over 29,000 products for people with disabilities. 

Ability Hub

This website contains information about various types of adaptive technology. 

Freedom Scientific

Freedom Scientific is the premier developer and manufacturer of hardware and software for people who are visually impaired. We have JAWS® software installed on our computers for visually impaired students. 

Inspiration

Inspiration® is a software program which helps students organize their thoughts and plan projects and term papers. It is perfect for students who are visual learners. Students can brainstorm, make web diagrams, make outlines and organize their projects or papers. We have Inspiration® installed on a couple computers in the Special Needs computer lab. 

Kurzweil

Kurzweil manufactures screen reading software for students with dyslexia, English as a second language, ADD, ​and other learning disabilities. Textbooks and tests can be scanned into the computer and Kurzweil can read back the scanned text. We have Kurzweil 3000® installed on our computers.


Advocacy

New Jersey Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
210 South Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
Telephone:1-800-922-7233
Fax:609-777-0187
TTY:609-633-7106
E-mail:advocate@njpanda.org

This is the state's official advocacy program for people with disabilities.

New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
100 East Hanover Avenue, 2nd Floor
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
Telephone:1-800-367-6274
Fax:973-326-9467

This web site lists Mental Health support groups by county. This organization also gives workshops instructing individuals in creating their own support groups. They conduct these workshops all over the state and have conducted workshops at Rowan College.


AIDS

Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

78 New Street, 2nd Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Telephone:1-800-433-0254 


ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Neuromuscular and ALS Center

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
125 Paterson Street, Suite 6100
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Telephone:732-235-7331

The Neuromuscular and ALS Center at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ offers diagnosis and medical support for patients with adult neuromuscular diseases. 

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association

27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150
Calabasas Hills, CA 91301
Telephone:818-880-9007

ALSA is the national organization for people diagnosed with ALS and their families.


Arthritis

Arthritis Foundation - New Jersey Chapter

200 Middlesex Turnpike
Iselin, NJ 08830
Telephone:888-467-3112 (Toll-Free)
732-283-4300


Autism

New Jersey Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community Inc.

(COSAC)1450 Parkside Avenue, Suite 22
Ewing, NJ 08638
Telephone:609-883-8100
1-800-4-AUTISM (Toll-Free)
Fax:609-883-5509 

Online Asperger Syndrome Information & Support

National Autism Hotline 
Telephone: 1-304-525-8014 

New Jersey Asperger's Support (ASPEN) 

Autism Society of America


Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of New Jersey

1090 King George Post Road
Suite 708, Edison, NJ 08837
Telephone: 732-738-1002
800-669-4323
Fax:732-738-1132

Cancer

American Cancer Society

3076 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Telephone: 800-227-2345 Web Address (National): http://www.cancer.org/

 

Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Source


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 841
Chatham, NJ 07928
Telephone:973-635-4361 

Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Association of America

Telephone:800-442-3437


Accuplacer Test

Accuplacer Test 

The Accuplacer test is the placement test used by RCGC to assess each student’s skill level in Math, English, and Reading.  You can not pass or fail the placement test.  The test scores are used to determine your course selection.


Depression

Depression Support 


Dyslexia

The International Dyslexia Association, New Jersey Branch

P.O. Box 32
Long Valley, NJ 07853
Telephone:908-879-0466 

Learning Ally

20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Telephone:800-221-4792
Fax:609-987-8116


Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)


Epilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey

429 River View Plaza
Trenton, NJ 08611
Telephone:800-336-5843
609-392-4900
Fax:609-392-5621 

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Telephone:800-332-1000


Federal Government Resources

Disability Information

This web site is the central gateway to the federal government's disability-related information and resources. 

Students.gov 

This web site is an excellent resource for students with links to many departments in the federal government.


Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

FastWeb 

This web site contains a searchable database of scholarships and information on financial aid.


Gloucester County Resources

Gloucester County Web Site 


Hearing Impairment

New Jersey Association of the Deaf, Inc.

NJ Deaf & Hard of Hearing  


Hepatitis

Hepatitis Foundation International

National Headquarters
504 Blick Drive
Dover Spring, Maryland 20904
Telephone:800-891-0707
301-622-4200
Fax:301-622-4702


Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Online 


Legal Resources

Community Health Law Project 

The Community Health Law Project offers legal counseling, referrals, and advocacy to mental health consumers, the disabled and senior citizens who are low income.

Station House Office Building
900 Haddon Avenue, Suite 400
Collingswood, NJ 08108
Telephone/TDD:856-858-9500
Fax: 856-858-9545


Mental Health

Mental Health Association - New Jersey

88 Pompton Avenue
Verona, NJ 07044
Telephone:973-571-4100
Fax:973-857-1777 

NAMI - New Jersey

1562 Route 130
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Telephone:732-940-0991
Fax:732-940-0355

Psychiatric Emergency Hotline

Gloucester County - 856-845-9100
Camden County - 856 -541-2222 or 856-428-4357
Cumberland County - 856-455-5555

New Jersey Mental Health Administrators (Advocacy & Referrals)

Gloucester County - 856-384-6877
Camden County - 856-663-3998
Cumberland County - 856-453-7804 

New Jersey Mental Health Services 


Resources for College Students with Disabilities

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT)  

Heath Resource Center

Respiratory Diseases

American Lung Association (Asthma, Emphysema, COPD)

109 South Main Street, Suite 18
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Telephone:609-918-0313


Scleroderma

Scleroderma Foundation Delaware Valley Chapter

557 Wall Road
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
Telephone:866-675-5545
Fax:732-449-7039


Spinal Cord Injury

Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

500 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
Telephone:800-539-7309


Stroke

New Jersey Stroke Activity Center

725 Joralemon Street, Suite 191
Belleville, NJ 07109
Telephone:973-759-9900


Substance Abuse

Ala-Call/Substance Abuse Hotline

1-800-322-5525

Above the Influence


Transferring Credentials

NJ TRANSFER

NJ TRANSFER allows students to access a database to check if their credits at GCC will be transferred to a specified 4-year college in NJ. There is also information on financial aid, scholarships and recruitment events throughout NJ.


Visual Impairment

New Jersey Commission for the Blind & Vision Impaired

153 Halsey St. 6th Floor
P.O. Box 47017 Newark, NJ  07101-47017
Toll-Free:  877-685-8878
 E- Mail:askcbvi@dhs.stat e.nj.us​​

National Federation of the Blind - NJ

69 Prospect Place
Belleville, NJ 07109
Telephone:973-759-3622 

American Foundation for the Blind

800-232-5463

NJ Foundation for the Blind

Learning Ally

20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Telephone - 800-221-4792
Fax - 609-987-8116  

Last updated: 1/12/17

 

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