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June 9, 2021 3:15pm Senate Passes Legislation to Support New Yorkers with Disabilities
August 17, 2020 11:00am Combatting Social Isolation
August 13, 2020 7:56am The Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service Expands its Broadcast Platform to the Internet
August 10, 2020 9:56am Mental Health Advocates of WNY Names New Executive Director
December 23, 2019 12:04pm NFTA Winter Riders Guide Winter Riders Guide
December 23, 2019 11:56am Community Services For Every1 West Seneca Transportation Program West Seneca Transportation Program
December 2, 2019 9:20am NFTA Rider Alert Utica Station Elevator
October 24, 2019 7:39am E2 Expo highlights progress happening within the disability community
September 26, 2019 9:11am NY State Developmental Disabilities Agency to add Buffalo Office
September 25, 2019 11:48am Deaf Awareness Kick Off Event
April 2, 2019 10:26am World Autism Awareness Day World Autism Awareness day
March 25, 2019 11:53am New State Law IDD/ID Cards
March 21, 2019 9:03am Food Bank, Meals on Wheels Combining Organizations to feed more Western New Yorkers in need
March 18, 2019 8:53am Google Doodle pays tribute to Japanese Inventor Seiichi Miyake The Tenji Block changed the way the visually impaired interact with the world.
March 15, 2019 8:34am Around Erie County, Events in Erie County March 8,2019
March 8, 2019 4:00pm NFTA Rider Alert NFTA-Metro
March 8, 2019 8:29am Challenger League Baseball Challenger League Baseball Registration and Schedule Information
February 22, 2019 2:56pm Deaf Access Services Becomes an Affiliate of People Inc. Deaf Access Services Becomes an Affiliate of People Inc.
November 16, 2018 9:23am WBFO Interview-Suitcase Exhibit Reveals State Asylum Patients from the early 1900's.
September 27, 2018 7:51am Products mocked as “lazy” or “useless” are often important tools for people with disabilities. Article on Vox website.
August 9, 2018 8:52am Northeast ADA Disaster Readiness Resources by the National Organization on Disability Steps that individuals with disabilities can take to be prepared for a disaster.
July 13, 2018 12:04pm Local Disability Museum Makes List of Worldwide Inspirational Destinations Visit website to view
May 22, 2018 8:05am Statler Center Helps Blind and Visually Impaired Adults & Physically Disabled Veterans Statler offers a comprehensive curriculum adapted for persons with disabilities
April 10, 2018 8:45am Jewish Community Center's Au-Some Swimmers Program Learn to swim program for children with autism spectrum disorders.
April 6, 2018 8:23am Chuck E. Cheese now offers a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month. Children with autism and special needs can have a fun filled visit on the first Sunday of every month.
March 28, 2018 9:28am The Arc of Erie County's After School Program for Students with Developmental Disabilities Open to students in Cheektowaga/Cheektowaga Sloan/Cleve-Hill & Maryvale school districts.
February 28, 2018 2:15pm Parent/Family Small Group Conversations For Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities
February 9, 2018 10:06am Web Accessibility Initiative: Strategies, guidelines, resources to make the Web accessible to people with disabilities How to Make Presentations Accessible to All.
January 29, 2018 9:17am disability scoop Newsletter: Caregivers Act President Donald Trump signed legislation this week known as the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage, or RAISE Family Caregivers Act.
January 16, 2018 10:09am Three peer mental health organizations to begin a Crisis Diversion Program An alternative to the E.R. , the “Living Room” has been established by E. C. mental health agencies: Mental Health PEER Connection (MHPC), Restoration Society, Inc. (RSI), and HousingOptions Made Equal.
January 9, 2018 9:13am "Believe in yourself and believe you can do it" Sujeet Desai, Motivational Speaker and Musician, Interview on WKBW (Channel 7 News), Jan. 8, 2018.
August 8, 2017 9:48am 7 facts about Americans with disabilities Click on link to view
June 27, 2017 7:40am Service Dog Etiquette Dear Abby Article of 6/22/17.
June 27, 2017 7:16am 10 Job Interview Tips For (And By) Young People with Disabilities You Tube Video
May 25, 2017 11:32am Free/Reduced Fee Sporting Licenses New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
May 22, 2017 7:59am If you or someone you know is struggling with an addiction call 24 hours a day to get help. Call Crisis Services at 716-831-7007
May 5, 2017 11:57am House Passes Health Care Bill Alarming Disability Advocates by Michelle Diament | May 4, 2017 disabilityscoop - The Premier Source for Developmental Disability News
April 5, 2017 9:08am TRAID Program Announces New Equipment Exchange Program Service that connects individuals with disabilities searching for an affordable means to acquire needed devices with people who have devices they wish to sell or donate
March 2, 2017 10:40am If it looks like a service dog and acts like a service dog, is it? WIVB-Channel 4 and Erie Co. Office for People with Disabilities, Ex. Dir., Frank Cammarata address service dog issues.
March 1, 2017 12:37pm Housing Crisis for People with Developmental Disabilities WIVB-TV Channel 4 Special Report
August 29, 2016 2:52pm Gliding Stars Adaptive Ice Skating Programs Provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity to increase their personal potential through ice skating programs.
August 18, 2016 9:35am Regulations Broaden Who’s Covered Under ADA The U.S. Department of Justice is issuing new regulations significantly expanding who’s covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
June 1, 2016 10:54am Developmentally disabled New Yorkers face residential crunch What happens once their parents are gone?
March 2, 2016 8:32am 22 Respectful Ways to Respond When Someone Uses the R-Word We teamed up with Spread the Word to End the Word to ask our Facebook communities how they respond (respectfully) when that happens. These are just some of the great suggestions we received:
February 29, 2016 2:09pm Social Security Income for children with ASDs and/or other disabilities See if your family might be eligible for assistance
February 29, 2016 2:06pm OPWDD REGION 1 - Western Front Door Contact Front Door calls will be answered Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30am to 12:00 noon and 12:30pm to 4:00pm
February 29, 2016 2:00pm New Website for Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCESS-VR) Serving the Education & Employment Needs of New York State's Adult Citizens
February 29, 2016 2:00pm 10 Things You Should Know about Social Security Benefits Tips and information from
February 29, 2016 9:30am Bornhava Wow Moms! Open to all women who care for a child with special needs
February 29, 2016 9:27am Bornhava Men's Forum A place for male caregivers of children with special needs
February 29, 2016 9:19am 25 years after landmark Americans With Disabilities Act, efforts to aid the disabled continue Changes sought in employment, independent living
February 29, 2016 9:13am People Inc. Offers After School Care for Young People with Developmental Disabilites Designed for Young People with Developmental Disabilities
February 29, 2016 9:07am Family Driven Planning Family Driven Planning is to help increase the support network for children and youth with developmental disabilities and their caregivers
February 29, 2016 9:07am 7 Things Parents of a Child with Special Needs Should Know The LDA of WNY offers information to help you gain a basic understanding of what is involved in the special education process
February 26, 2016 4:16pm Early Childhood Direction Center Our group serves as both a parent/guardian support group and a child play group
February 26, 2016 4:15pm Creating a Sensory Friendly Home Environment for Children on the Autism Spectrum Features you can add in your home to make it more comfortable for your child experiencing sensory sensitivities
February 26, 2016 4:12pm Family Support Services Family Support Services Coordinators are available to help families access Family Support Services
February 26, 2016 4:10pm Starlight Studio Gift Store Unique merchandise featuring Starlight artists' art
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