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INCLUDEnyc | Access for young adults with disabilities

May 2019

News & resources

Disability and Culture

New TV Show on Gender and Disability

Ali Stroker becomes the First Tony-Nominated Performer in a Wheelchair

How America’s individualistic streak shaped design for disability

Services and Systems

Is the state agency that investigates abuse and neglect in facilities serving people with disabilities unfair to the accused?
City & State

GAO: States Vary Widely in K-12 Students Who Get Special Education Services
U.S. News and World Report


Students with Disabilities Deserve Inclusion
Education Week

How schools struggle to serve gifted students with disabilities (twice exceptional)
The Hechinger Report

Independent Living

Remote Monitoring Offers Adults with Disabilities More Independence 
Disability Scoop

ABLE Accounts Can Help People With Disabilities Save Tax-Free
Consumer Reports

Saving the Teeth of Patients With Special Needs
New York Times

June 4-5
Albany, NY

The Partners in Employment Summit will educate, advocate and promote how organizations can build and offer services to assist any New Yorker – with or without disabilities – to be employed.

Apply for Scholarship 



New course emphasizes needs of workers with disabilities
Penn State News

Advancing Efforts to Hire People with Disabilities Across New York’s Economy
Gotham Gazette

Youth with Disabilities in Agriculture

Learn about programs that can help you or someone in your family achieve employment goals.

Science and Technology

Disabled people don’t need so many fancy new gadgets. We just need more ramps

Google Unveils New Accessibility Initiatives
Disability Scoop

Upcoming events & workshops

New York City 

May 17: Special Education Mediation 

May 18: Training for Latinas with Disabilities and Their Allies 

May 22: Turning 18: Rights, Benefits and Planning 

Western New York

May 22: How to Protect My Child’s Future Through Guardianship, Wills & Trusts 

May 22: L.L.Ea.P. into the Future 

May 24: Embracing Discomfort: Learning How to Effectively Treat Anxiety Disorders 

June 1:  Leadership in Special Education Conference

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