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Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce (ARCC)
Chamber of Commerce serving five local counties.

Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS)
Statewide non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injury and their families.

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)
At the University of Albany, CARD is a university affiliated resource center that brings research and practice together in community settings.

Cerebral Palsy Group
This foundation provides free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.

Cerebral Palsy Guide
National cerebral palsy support organization for parents, caregivers and adults with cerebral palsy.

College of Direct Support
Internet-based educational resource for professionals providing direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Council of Community Services of New York State
Membership-based, mission-driven statewide association of diverse charitable nonprofit organizations.

Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC)
Federally-funded state agency responsible for developing new ways to improve the delivery of services and supports to New Yorkers with developmental disabilities and their families.

HealthyADK is a regional population health and socio-economic indicators resource portal maintained by AHI in collaboration with community organizations and agencies. This site provides easy access to up-to-date community health data for numerous sectors including community members, business, community development, government, educators, community-based organizations, and health care professionals.

An association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs.

New York State Association for Persons in Supported Employment (NYS APSE)
Organization formed to improve and expand integrated employment services and outcomes through supported employment (SE) for persons experiencing disabilities.

New York State Association of Community & Residential Agencies (NYSACRA)
Statewide membership organization that provides advocacy, educational information, public policy analysis and technical assistance to agencies that offer community living opportunities and supports to people with disabilities and their families.

New York State Association of Day Service Providers (NYS ADSP)
Non-profit consortium of human service providers representing individuals with varying skills and needs.

New York State Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
Serves people with mental disabilities and their families by providing independent oversight of the quality and cost-effectiveness of services provided by all mental hygiene programs in New York State.

New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH)
State agency that protects and promotes the health of New Yorkers through prevention, science and the assurance of quality health care delivery.

New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID)
Not-for-profit membership organization that meets the purchasing needs of state and local government agencies while advancing employment opportunities for New Yorkers with disabilities.

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (NYS OPWDD)
Coordinates and provides services for people with development disabilities and their families and conducts research into the causes and prevention of developmental disabilities.

New York State Rehabilitation Association (NYSRA)
Statewide not-for-profit organization serving all disability groups; advances public policy that benefits people with disabilities and serves as a clearinghouse of information, education and networking.

Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA)
Promotes greater self-sufficiency of the state’s residents through delivery of temporary and transitional assistance, disability assistance and the collection of child support.

Parent to Parent
A place where families of individuals with special needs and the professionals who serve them can meet and share information.

Rehabilitation Research and Training Institute (RRTI)
Non-profit organization affiliated with the New York State Rehabilitation Association (NYSRA) that promotes knowledge exchange services activities to the rehabilitation field and community providers serving people with differing abilities.

Self-Advocacy Association of New York State
A not-for profit, grassroots organization run by and for people with developmental disabilities. The association’s goal is to help create a person-centered and person-directed system of supports.

Sibling Resources
The Sibling Resources Project is the host to an expanding resource library, on-line educational materials and a growing network of adult siblings, disability service professionals and disability advocates.  This site is dedicated to the interest of adult siblings and service providers who are invested in involving adult siblings in the service delivery network that supports their family member who has a developmental disability.

The Saratoga Chamber of Commerce

Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
Promotes educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities; assures appropriate continuity between child and adult services; and provides the highest quality vocational rehabilitation and independent living services available.