The South Asian Community and Disabilities: Raising Awareness, Facing Challenges, & Accessing Resources

Friday, June 15, 2007
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency; New Brunswick, NJ

Event Partners 

This event is sponsored by The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Pediatrics; New Jersey Protection and Advocacy, Inc. (Statewide Parent Advocacy Network);  The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities; and UMDNJ-Office of Academic and Clinical Initiatives
In collaboration with the South Asian Health Project SAMHAJ-NAMI NJ.

Goals & Objectives

1. To help organizations and agencies who provide services and supports to people with disabilities and their families to develop a deeper understanding of South Asian communities in New Jersey.
2. To help organizations and agencies develop services and supports that are culturally appropriate to the needs of South Asians with disabilities and their families.
3. To help people with disabilities from the South Asian community in New Jersey, their families, and leaders from South Asian community organizations develop a better understanding of the services and supports available to them in New Jersey.


  • Providers of Disability Services in NJ
  • Leaders in the South Asian Community
  • Families and People with Disabilities in the South Asian Community

For complete details, download the Event Brochure.