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Commissioner Delaney Visits Upstate CP Centers of Excellence

Kerry Delaney, Acting Commissioner of OPWDD along with her team, visited the Upstate Cerebral Palsy Tradewinds Children’s Residential Program (CRP) recently. The program, along with a similar program at Developmental Disabilities Institute and The Center for Discovery in Sullivan County, are working together as the Centers of Excellence in the Care and Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Complex Disabilities.  Read more about the project HERE.

Louis Tehan (center), President & CEO  of Upstate CP, talks with OPWDD Commissioner Kerry Delaney (2nd from right) during tour of Upstate CP’s Tradewinds CRP.

NYS Wants Judge To Overturn Free-speech Verdict

A critic of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities  won a federal lawsuit last year affirming his right to criticize the agency he works for, lawyers for the state are seeking to overturn that jury verdict.

 

 

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Advocates Seek Endorsements For Medical Aid In Dying

Opponents include the Catholic Church and some disability rights groups, which have expressed concerns that terminally ill patients may feel coerced into ending their lives too early,

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Tax bill Moving Through Congress

Despite five of nine NY Republicans in the House preparing to vote no on federal tax bill it is expected to pass both houses of Congress this week.

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