Resources

AHRC – NYC – www.ahrcnyc.org

Association for Children with Down syndrome – www.acds.org

Bullying and children with special needs: Walk a Mile in their shoes

Center for Family Support – www.CFSNY.ORG

CP Association of NYS – http://www.cpofnys.org/Home.aspx

The federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations. You can find answers to questions about everything from Social Security benefits to employment to affordable and accessible housing.

New information is added daily across 10 main subject areas – Benefits, Civil Rights, Community Life, Education, Emergency Preparedness, Employment, Health, Housing, Technology and Transportation Disability.gov

NY’s  DD Councils
New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council: http://ddpc.ny.gov/

……June updates..http://ddpcmonthlyupdate.us/stories/june_2012/disability_related_publications.html

Brooklyn DD Council: http://www.brooklynddcouncil.org/
Manhattan DD Council: http://manhattanddcouncil.info/
Queens DD Council: http://www.qcdd.org/
Staten Island DD Council: http://www.siddc.org/

 Glossary of terms, a nice  selection, in alphabetical order.

Home remodeling for People With Disabilities, what you need to know:

http://www.expertise.com/home-and-garden/home-remodeling-for-disability-and-special-needs

Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics – www.iahdny.org

Interacgency Council of Developmentally Disabled  Agencies inc. :  http://www.iacny.org/

Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs: http://www.governor.ny.gov/Justice4SpecialNeeds/home

Kennedy Child Study Center – www.kenchild.org

NYC FAMILY ADVOCACY INFORMATION RESOURCE (NYCFAIR): Important information and resources for family members and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities…

http://www.nycfamilyadvocacyinformationresource.org/

New York State Association for Retarded Children (time for a name change?), NYSARC : http://www.nysarc.org/

NYSARC Resource Library: http://www.nysarc.org/resource_library/

NY State Legislators on all levels in alphabetical order –  http://www.lwvnyc.org/TRYdirectory/index.html

New York Lawyers for Public Interest  – Resources  for special education matters:

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Office of People with developmental Disabilities: http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/

Resources for Children with Special Needs – www.resourcesnyc.org

Rose F. Kennedy Center – www.aecom.yu.edu/cerc

United Cerebral Palsy / NYC – www.ucpnyc.org

YAI-National Institute For People With Disabilities – www.yai.org