Parent to Parent of New York State builds a supportive network of families to reduce isolation and empower those who care for people with developmental disabilities or special healthcare needs to navigate and influence service systems and make informed decisions.
Mary Jo Hebert, Regional Coordinator in Parent to Parent of NYS' Capital District office, moves beyond the headlines about human genome mapping to the very personal importance of genetic science for families raising children with disabilities in this beautifully written op-ed piece published by the Albany Times Union April 25, 2015. (Shared here with permission)Learn More
YOUTH POWER! wants to know more about young people’s experiences with high school graduation options. By completing this survey you will help us work with the New York State Education Department to be sure all young people received the highest quality education.Learn More
The convention, also commonly known as DD DAY!!, has long been a staple of the WNY community, bringing together local and regional agencies, industry connected vendors and suppliers, direct support professionals and the individuals that all of these groups support. The conference is the largest one of its kind in the United States and has been growing bigger and more sophisticated every year. Tickets are available online with more than 250 scholarship tickets available for people who qualify. For more information and to register for the event visit www.ddday.orgLearn More
Parent to Parent of New York State designed this bookmark to raise awareness about how the language used to describe people with disabilities shapes the attitudes of those around us.
Developed by Parent to Parent of NYS to inform families about the wide range of services available to qualified individuals and to assist them in accessing those services for their loved one with a developmental disability.
Please consider donating to Parent to Parent of NYS during this year's State Employees' Federal Appeal Campaign.