Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) provides information and to support individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
New York State Department of Health- Children and Youth with Special Needs
Special Olympics New York - provides inclusive opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to discover and unleash the champion within.
TOPSoccer provides people with diverse abilities an opportunity to play soccer in a structured environment that is safe, fun, supportive, and inclusive.
GiGi's Playhouse - free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community, through a replicable playhouse model.
Families Together in NYS - Families Together in New York State is a family-run organization that represents families of children with social, emotional, behavioral and Insurance/Medicaid
Multiple Systems Navigator - Access helpful health, education, human service, and disability information on one user-friendly website, built for youth, parents, family members and caregivers that rely on supports from multiple child and family serving systems
Healthy Children Texting Program -Ages & Stages texting program where parents can get helpful tips and resources from American Association of Pediatrics experts right to their phone! Scan the QR code to get started!
NYS Early Intervention Program - Offers a variety of therapeutic and support services to eligible infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families
Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network - Facilitated Enrollment for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus and Medicaid
New York Medicaid Waiver - Medicaid waivers help provide services to people who would otherwise be in a nursing home or hospital to receive long-term care in the community, including those with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and Autism
NYS Education Department
IDEA - The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities
FAPE - Free and Appropriate Public Education Advocates for Children of New York- Protecting every child's right to learn
CreateABLE - provides programming designed to complement services and support for individuals and families with a special needs’ diagnosis, creating opportunities for all to be ABLE to connect in their communities.
Family Enrichment Network - Supportive services for the optimal development of children and families
HCA - A non-profit organization that provides programs and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families
Institute for Child Development - To help excel children in our community challenged by developmental and learning disorders
Parent-to-Parent of NYS-builds a supportive network of families to reduce isolation and empower those who care for people with developmental disabilities or special healthcare needs to navigate and influence service systems and make informed decisions.
Southern Tier Independence Center - a not-for-profit, community-based advocacy and service organization for children and adults with disabilities.
Written Notification Regarding Use of Public Benefits or Insurance to Pay for Certain Special Education and Related Services