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This Guy is Anything But Awkward

Since twice speaking at our Annual Conference a few years ago, sportscaster Jason Benetti’s career has taken off. He is the TV play-by-play announcer for the Chicago White Sox and he has also worked dozen’s of network TV college football and basketball games. Now he has a podcast series that uses humor to raise awreness about the abilities of people with disabilities.

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Electoral Reforms Pass NYS Legislature

The legislation, which included two bills requiring a constitutional amendment, passed overwhelmingly in both houses.

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What Exactly Is A Direct Support Professional?

For people of all abilities in this community, success is often determined by one highly influential, skilled person who helps them navigate both the work world and home life. They are called DSPs.

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#bFair2DirectCare Urges Governor & Legislature to “Finish the Job” and Fund Living Wage for Direct Support Professionals

Rallies in Albany and Poughkeepsie Thursday Call for a Living Wage for DSPs Who Support New Yorkers with Developmental Disabilities.

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Prisoners With Disabilities Claim Unfair Treatment

Prisoners with disabilities in the state’s Regional Medical Units allege that they are being denied access to essential programs and services like law libraries.

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