• Advocates for Children of New York (New York City) Advocates for Children of New York works on behalf of children who are at greatest risk for school-based discrimination and/or academic failure due to poverty, disability, race, ethnicity, immigrant or English Language Learner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, or involvement in the foster care or juvenile justice systems.  Web:  Web:

Capital District

  • Catholic Charities Disabilities Services   The area’s largest provider of services, spanning an area encompassing eleven counties in eastern New York State.  Services are available to all, regardless of age, race, income or religious affiliation. –

  • Parent-To-Parent

    Parent to Parent of NYS is a place where families of individuals with special needs and the professionals who serve them can meet and share information. – See more at:

  • Capital Region BOCES

Central New York

Western New York

  • Developmental Disabilities Alliance of Western NY (DDAWNY) – Early Childhood – If you have a child under 5 years of age with suspected or diagnosed delays or disabilities, help is just a phone call away!

  • Parent Network of Western NY – “Parents helping parents and professionals enable individuals with disabilities to reach their own potential.”

  • Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) The Advocacy Center empowers individuals with disabilities and their families to advocate for themselves and realize their personal goals.  Together we build strong, inclusive communities by increasing the ability of community members to support and value all individuals. Web: