Out-Cry Over State Budget from Developmental Disability Community #disability #accessibility

WESTERN NEW YORK, N.Y. (WKBW) It now appears that New York State lawmakers have not included important additional funding for programs that serve adults with developmental disabilities. “There is no one more vulnerable than someone with a developmental disability,” explained an exasperated Barbara DeLong from the Developmental Disabilities Alliance of WNY. Read/Watch the rest at: Out-Cry […]

Advocacy groups urge state to support services for disabled | The Batavian #disability #accessibility

This article contains some interesting numbers about what has transpired financially to disability service providers throughout the last four years. Article Snippet: “Genesee ARC’s parent organization, NYSARC, Inc. and CP of New York State, the leaders of the two largest statewide family founded groups supporting people with disabilities, are calling on Governor Cuomo to make […]

NYS Still Owes $90 Million for Develomental Disability Programs | WKBW News 7: News, Sports, Weather | Buffalo, NY | News

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) According to the Developmental Disabilities Alliance of WNY, the State never paid $90 million dollars that was approved in the 2013 budget for agencies that help the developmentally disabled. Click here for the story on WKBW:  NYS Still Owes $90 Million for Develomental Disability Programs | WKBW News 7: News, Sports, Weather […]

VC Training on Residential Notifications for Willowbrook Class Members (Z2432AV)

A schedule of VC training sessions have been set up to address the protocol for Residential Notifications for Willowbrook Class Members. Please note that these training sessions have been set up by Region. Medicaid Service Coordinators/Case Managers, MSC Supervisors, district Willowbrook Liaisons and both State and Voluntary Treatment Team Leaders who have Willowbrook class members […]