Government & Other Resources

Here you will find links to other websites, publications and organizations with information about the rights of individuals with disabilities, as well as how to find services, government agencies and other information including research and news about topics important to people with disabilities and their families.

New York State Agencies

Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

New York State Board of Elections

New York State Education Department (SED) – Special Education

New York State Department of Health (DOH)

New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH)

Other links

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS)

Advocates for Children of New York

Cerebral Palsy Foundation (CPF)

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Developmental Disabilities Alliance of Western New York (DDAWNY) Families Committee


League of Women Voters

NYC Family Advocacy Information Resource (NYCFAIR)


New York Association of Emerging & Multicultural Providers, Inc. (NYAEMP)

Parents for Inclusive Education

InterAgency Council of Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (IAC)

The Alliance of Long Island Agencies (The Alliance)

New York State Association of Community and Residential Agencies (NYSACRA)

New York State Rehabilitation Association, Inc. (NYSRA)

Coalition of Provider Associations (COPA)

Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE Act) National Resource Center

Self-Advocacy association of New York State (SANYS)

Autism Speaks

Facebook links

Family Advocates United

Disability Friendly

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS)

The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)