Useful Disability Resources in New York State
Disability Resource Clearinghouse
Connects people with disabilities, families and caregivers with links to dozens of state and federal agencies and non-profit organizations - NY Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs.
Self Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS)
People with Developmental Disabilities Speaking Up for Ourselves - www.sanys.org
Albany Autism Society
The Albany Chapter of the Autism Society of America serves people living with Autism in the greater Capital District and their families - www.albanyautism.org/index.html
Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
The Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI) provides comprehensive vision rehabilitation programs annually to more than 1100 people who are blind or visually impaired people in an eight county area of upstate New York (Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Fulton, Lewis, Montgomery, Jefferson and northern Otsego Counties) - www.cabvi.org
Brain Injury Association of New York State
Whatever the cause of the injury - combat-related traumatic brain injury, stroke, a brain tumor, blast injury, concussion, or an acquired brain injury from exposure to chemicals - the Brain Injury Association of New York State offers resources, information and support. - www.bianys.org
Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York
Our Mission is to advocate and provide direct services with and for individuals with cerebral palsy and other significant disabilities - www.cpofnys.org
Resources for Children with Special Needs (RCSN)
Our mission - and our passion - is to help their families navigate "the system" to secure the needed resources that will help their children reach their fullest potential - www.resourcesnyc.org
Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC)
The Center for Hearing and Communication (new name for the League for the Hard of Hearing) provides hearing health services to people of all ages who have a hearing loss - www.chchearing.org
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