Cynthia Newman, MSW, LCSW
Cynthia Newman is Regional Director of Mid-Jersey Regional Early Intervention Collaborative, a program of the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium funded by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services.
Cynthia has over 28 years experience working with infants, toddlers, children, and teens with special needs and their families. She is a licensed clinical social worker, family therapist and has post graduate training at the Ackerman Institute, NYC and The Family Institute in NJ.
Cynthia is the author of Special Needs, Successful Inclusion: A Guide to Planning Community Activities for Children with Special Needs. This resource book was chosen for national distribution by the National Educational Resources Information Center in Arlington, VA she has also written on sibling issues and children's challenging behavior.
In addition, Cynthia is a child/family advocate and worked on the passage of the Catastrophic Illness in Children's Relief Fund, Medically Needy Legislation and the first School Age Child Care Legislation in the state. Cynthia maintains a consulting and family therapy practice in Union County, NJ.