Menu:

Advocating For A Living Wage

This TV interview spotlights direct support professionals and the need for a living wage being pushed by the bFair2DirectCare coalition.

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

 

The articles linked to this page are provided as a public service by CP of NYS, and do not necessarily reflect the views of CP of NYS, its Board of Directors and staff, or of the CP of NYS Affiliates

 

 

 

Teacher Shortage On The Horizon?

New York has nearly 8,600 fewer active educators than it did five years ago, and the number of SUNY students majoring in education has dropped 50 percent since 2007.

 

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

 

The articles linked to this page are provided as a public service by CP of NYS, and do not necessarily reflect the views of CP of NYS, its Board of Directors and staff, or of the CP of NYS Affiliates

 

 

Harvey Tougher On People With Disabilities

The upending of normalcy during the worst tropical weather system ever to hit Houston is particularly hard on those with disabilities.

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

 

The articles linked to this page are provided as a public service by CP of NYS, and do not necessarily reflect the views of CP of NYS, its Board of Directors and staff, or of the CP of NYS Affiliates

 

 

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.

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

The articles linked to this page are provided as a public service by CP of NYS, and do not necessarily reflect the views of CP of NYS, its Board of Directors and staff, or of the CP of NYS Affiliates

 

 

 

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.

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

The articles linked to this page are provided as a public service by CP of NYS, and do not necessarily reflect the views of CP of NYS, its Board of Directors and staff, or of the CP of NYS Affiliates

 

 

 

Care Coordination Webinar Scheduled For August 7

OPWDD is moving forward with a new initiative aimed at enhancing care coordination for people with developmental disabilities. Acting Commissioner Delaney has announced a webinar on Monday, August 7 for individuals and families served through the OPWDD system. This online presentation will describe plans for the move to enhanced care coordination, as well as provide the reasons for this shift and a timeline of anticipated next steps.

READ MORE HERE