Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

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Cuomo Signs Legislation Strengthening Disability Protections

He also signed a proclamation recognizing the anniversary of the federal act.


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Cuomo Cites Agency Gains For Disabled In Veto

Cuomo said the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities keeps improving its processing, that the legislation largely duplicates what’s already happening and the issue should have been addressed in the budget.


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CBS2 Exclusive: Family Concerned As NYS Plans To Move Disabled Son To Brooklyn Facility

Parents are racing against the clock to keep their children with disabilities safe as the state plans to pull them from their current care facilities is a challenge CBS2 first reported facing New Jersey families. But now, one family in New York is facing the same painful dilemma.


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State Agency: Abuses Down Sharply At Facilities For The Disabled

The New York state agency responsible for care and services for the disabled said Monday that abuse allegations have declined sharply at state-run facilities.


Worries For Care Of Developmentally Disabled After Budget Cuts

It’s not about cutting bloated salaries, says State Senator Carlucci, but protecting the vital services for a vulnerable population.