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Stop cuts from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law that ensures services to children with disabilities throughout the nations.  IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.  Infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-2) and their families… Read more »

Speak Out Against Proposed Changes to the Early Intervention Program

  Children from 0-2 years of age and their families residing in New York State that are suspected of having disabilities need your help.  The State has already reduced reimbursement rates and imposed numerous mandates on providers in the Early Intervention (EI) program. Once again, the Governor’s 2013 proposed budget includes program modifications to the Early… Read more »

Health Care Affordability Act

Affordable Care Act

Our new health care legislation has many people worried. I am optimistic and looking forward to some long needed change. As a provider of health care services, an employer that provides health care coverage to employees, a consumer of health care services, a parent of 20-26 year old children, and a caregiver to an elderly… Read more »

Inclusion Programming at AECSD

The Auburn Enlarged City School District has partnered with Syracuse University to improve access to quality education for all of its students, especially for its disadvantaged students. The Schools of Promise partnership between SU’s School of Education and the AECSD uses strategies of inclusiveness, democracy, and social justice to ensure all students, including those with… Read more »