New minimum wage strains workers who support New Yorkers with developmental disabilities

Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged two years ago to increase pay for DSPs over a six-year period. So far, though, it’s not clear whether his next budget plan, due at the end of the month, will keep apace with that promise.



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CP of NYS Annual Conference Session Highlight

The CP of NYS Annual Conference will take place October 15-17 at the Saratoga Hilton Hotel in Saratoga Springs. Hundreds of people from across the state will attend the event offering sessions on issues critical to people with disabilities, their families and staff from all 24 CP of NYS Affiliates.

Click HERE to learn more about one of the key sessions at our Annual Conference.

For all the latest on the CP of NYS Annual Conference visit our website HERE



Special Olympics Special Smiles Founder To Keynote Statewide Clinical Conference In November

For the past 40 years Dr. Steven Pearlman has devoted much of his private practice as well as his teaching, to the treatment of children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities. The Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine will deliver the Keynote Address November 16th at the CP of NYS  Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Care For Patients With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Conference in Saratoga Springs.