Videos

Watch and Learn – Here are a few short videos to provide some key pieces of information intended to help you become a stronger advocate for your rights.

Navigating Change

Times of transition in a young person’s life can often be challenging and confusing. For someone with developmental disabilities change and transition can prove especially difficult. This video provides information and advice from families and professionals in the field of disability services in an effort to help families more easily navigate these periods of change.

Residential Opportunities

In this video a parent offers some insight into the process of finding the right living arrangements for her adult daughter.

Your Legal Foundations in New York State

This video will briefly trace the history of the disability rights movement in New York State and provide the viewer with some basic information about the what rights people with disabilities hold in New York, how they came about and how to exercise those rights to obtain the supports and services they need to live full and productive lives in their communities.

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

This video will provide an overview of some of the personalized, life-long supports and services available to people with developmental disabilities and their families in New York State. Their personal stories illustrate just how some of these supports and services help real people realize their potential.

Your Rights

Your Rights

In this video, family members of people with disabilities offer their knowledge and opinions on the basic rights of people with disabilities. Hear straight talk about how to navigate the complicated system of supports and services and what it takes to ensure that your loved one with disabilities is afforded an opportunity to access supports and services they need and deserve.

Early Intervention & Education

Early Intervention & Education

In this video family members talk about their experiences with Early Intervention services. Hear them tell what they have learned from their experiences and offer some tips to help make the process a bit less intimidating.