About FACES 4 Autism

“FACES 4 Autism supports children, teens and adults on the autism spectrum and those who love them. FACES provides autism education and resources to families and educators in the South Jersey area. We are dedicated to improving the lives of individuals on the spectrum through social opportunities and programs that will foster self advocacy, independence and dignity.”

FACES 4 Autism is a non-profit organization dedicated to education and support of children with Autism and their families. Donations are greatly appreciated.

The Mosca family created a support group called Families for Autistic Children in April 2002, after their son Kyle was diagnosed with PDD-NOS. They were interested in learning more about autism, and in meeting others families facing the same diagnosis. This was a time when the internet was in its infancy, and people preferred to find their information in a face-to-face manner. There were no support organizations in the area which dealt exclusively with autism spectrum disorders, other than ASPEN, which was mainly for children with Asperger Syndrome. The Moscas wanted a place where everyone could feel welcome and supported. After a meeting with then Assemblyman Francis Blee, they decided to start their own group. It was called Families For Autistic Children.

The need for services in South Jersey was great, so they gathered others to create awareness and support by hanging flyers in stores. Isabelle Mosca received over 200 phone calls and over 60 people in attendance at a preliminary meeting, after an article was printed in the Press of Atlantic City in May 2002.

As a result, the group developed immediately into a non-profit, with the help of other dedicated families including the Philippis, the Cowans, the Seegers, the Elmers, the Kellys, the Mittlemans, and the Mullins.

FACES 4 Autism supports and educates families, professionals and the community about autism through family activities, community awareness programs, and educational events through out the year. All are included and welcomed on our journey.

"There are no cookie-cutter solutions to autism.  Each child has a unique recipe for success."

Upcoming Events

Support Group Meeting - Atlantic County

Thursday, Sept. 28th & Oct. 26th
AtlantiCare Life Center, EHT, NJ
6:30—8:00pm
Cape May County
Monday, Sept. 18th & Oct. 16th
Ocean Academy, Cape May Court House, NJ
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Super Hero Walk for Autism

Saturday, October 28th
St. James Hall, Newport Ave., Ventnor
10:00am—1:00pm
Register:
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Social Groups

Your local free family autism support groups serving Atlantic and Cape May Counties Include: Monthly Parent Support Groups Monthly Teen Group Events Monthly Young Ladies Group Weekly Adult Group Gatherings

Massi’s Mission
Massi’s Mission is a grassroots effort powered by FACES 4 Autism and inspired by Sandi and Paul D’Amato’s water-loving grandson with autism, (1) to bring awareness to safety issues for children on the spectrum, (2) to teach children how to survive in the water by providing swim scholarships. (3) Provide funding for GPS tracking devices distributed by the Sheriff departments in Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

  • AtlantiCare LifeCenter

    2500 English Creek Ave
    Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

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    Primary Phone Number: 609-380-4251

    Hours
    Mon: 10:00AM
    Tue: 10:00AM
    Wed: 10:00AM
    Thu: 10:00AM
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  • Ocean Academy

    148 Crest Haven Ave.
    Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

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    Mon: 10:00AM
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  • AC Family Service Organization

    1601 Tilton Road Suite 1
    Northfield, NJ 08225

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    Mon: 10:00AM
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Education & Support

About FACES 4 Autism

FACES 4 Autism supports and educates families, professionals and the community about autism through family activities, community awareness programs, and educational events through out the year. All are included & welcomed on the journey.

What we provide:
Monthly meetings featuring guest speakers on various topics with child care provided. Fun family activities and events! A network of families and professionals. Online support group on Facebook “FACES Autism Support Group” FACES 4 Autism is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization dedicated to education and support of children with Autism and their families. Donations are greatly appreciated.