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On behalf of everyone at Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State I want to offer our deepest sympathy and condolences to New York State Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, and the entire family on the loss of their daughter, wife and mother, Lauren. – Susan Constantino, President & CEO.

 

 

Advocates Seek Help To Alleviate Housing Crisis

It has become increasingly difficult for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to secure the residential placements they need to live safe, secure, and independent lives in their communities. Families are doing more to make people aware of this crisis and they need YOUR help. Please read more about this problem and how you can help HERE.

 

Behavior Therapy Benefits Parents Too, Study Finds

Though the findings are considered preliminary, the results highlight how important it is for health care providers to include parents in their treatment of children with autism.

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Obamacare rates in New York State to rise 14%

New Yorkers who purchase insurance through the state’s Obamacare exchange will face steep rate hikes next year.

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NYC Fails To Meet Federal Standards For Curb Cuts

About 80 percent of  curb cuts in NYC are not up to federal ADA standards even after $243 million in taxpayer funds were spent over the last 15 years to build new ramps, according to a recent study by a federal court monitor.

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Liverpool Elks Host Music Fest To Benefit CP of NYS And AccessCNY

The Liverpool Elks Lodge has created a powerhouse lineup for their 29th annual music festival to benefit the Home Service program of CP of New York state through AccessCNY. The event scheduled for this Sunday, August 13 at the Liverpool Elks Lodge.

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Rumblings Of Bipartisanship In The US Senate

Senator Lamar Alexander is trying to find common ground on health care in an overtly and unashamedly bipartisan approach.

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CP Of NYS In Coalition Urging NYS Congressional Delegation To Push For ACA Subsidies

CP of NYS is part of a strong coalition of organizations which includes the health care union 1199/SEIU and the Business Council that sent a letter to the state’s Congressional delegation urging them to push for subsidies made available under the Affordable Care Act that President Trump has threatened to discontinue.

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