Access for young adults with disabilities

News and Resources

Services and Systems

What you need to know about Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Friendship Circle

Tax law brings ABLE changes, future worries
Disability Scoop

Arranging transportation for students with disabilities
Advocates for Children


U.S. Department of Education publishes new transition guide to postsecondary education and employment for students and youth with disabilities
Friendship Circle

Loans, scholarships, and financial aid for students
Wrights Law


Newly opened redemption center gives workers with disabilities paid job training
Niagara Frontier

Sullivan employers face competition for workers as new casino opens
Record Online

Independent Living

North Country assemblywoman: Bill for I.D. cards for developmentally disabled passes in assembly
North Country Now

Douglas J. Usiak of Western New York Independent Living to be inducted into the NYS Disability Rights Hall of Fame
Niagara Frontier

Science and Technology

2-minute tutorial: How to use home assistant devices as assistive technology

Working together: Computers and people with learning disabilities
Do It

Disability and Culture

New comedy sheds light on raising kids with special needs
Disability Scoop

Target's new line for kids with special needs was designed by a mom who gets it

Blog of the Month

10 products that can improve your mobility in snowy, icy weather
The Mighty



March 29: Supporting Your Child on a Path to Work: Social Security Tools to Have In Your Toolbelt
NYS Transition Partners

New York City

TODAY: Support Group for Parents of Children with Disabilities

February 23: Power of the Arts
INCLUDEnyc and the National Dance Institute

March 7: Transition and Life After High School

Western New York

March 13: Life After High School Support Systems and Having a Plan
Parent Network of Western New York

March 14: Life After High School Support Systems and Having a Plan
Parent Network of Western New York

Finger Lakes

February 23: Anxiety and School Avoidance

February 27: Individualized Education Programs: The Essentials (Webinar)

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