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Disability News: New York

  • Synopsis: Latest disability news stories for New York State including health and medical related information and updates.

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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

Statistics: New York State Disability






Latest New York Publications

  1. Call For Congressional Approval of Bill for Much Needed Access to Critical Equipment
    Rep. Zeldin joins with individuals with disabilities to call for congressional approval of his must pass bill for mch needed access to critical equipment.
  2. Deaths of Disabled Covered-Up in NYS - Demand for Federal Investigations
    According to the Jonathan Carey Foundation a staggering numbers of deaths of people with disabilities in New York State are never criminally investigated and are being covered-up.
  3. New York Winter Heating Costs Higher This Year
    New York residents heating bills show higher rates than last year around this time - and more compared to the rest of the nation.
  4. $625 in Home Energy Assistance for NY Households this Winter
    New York households needing heating assistance money can apply for New Yorks Home Energy Assistance Program from November 17.
  5. $40 Million in Supportive Housing Awards for NY
    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $40 million in funding for supportive housing projects to help homeless and low-income New Yorkers.

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