A family-based organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities


Lack of Covid Data on People with Intellectual Disabilities ‘Comes With a Body Count’
NPR - February 12, 2021

Pandemic Hit Developmental Disability Providers Hard, Advocates Say
New York State of Politics - February 8, 2021

Officials: Vaccines needed for the disabled
Hudson Valley 360, January 27, 2021

80,000 Developmentally Disabled Left Off N.Y. Vaccine List
Syracuse Post-Standard, January 26, 2021

New York Lawmakers Urge 1A Prioritization in Vaccinations
New York State of Politics, January 26, 2021

On the Ground, Local Officials in New York Say Vaccine Distribution Must Improve
New York State of Politics, January 22, 2021

Disabled being 'elbowed aside' as doses shifted to mass-vaccination sites
Times Union, January 21, 2021

Sen. Mannion Urges Vaccine Priority for People with Disabilities
New York State of Politics, January 21, 2021

Disability Advocates Say Second COVID-19 Spike Causing Recruitment Problems
New York State of Politics, January 14, 2021

People with disabilities desperately need the vaccine. But states disagree on when they’ll get it
Washington Post - January 13, 2021

CDC Adds Down Syndrome To COVID-19 ‘Increased Risk’ List
Disability Scoop - January 7, 2021

Cuts to Developmentally Disabled Services Could Go Deeper Amid Pandemic 
New York State of Politics - November 23, 2020

Disability service providers warn of cuts without restored state funding
Times Union - November 19, 2020

Risk Factors for COVID-19 Mortality among Privately Insured Patients
Fair Health - November, 2020

Letter to Seema Verma of CMS urging the administration to share additional COVID-19 Data
From Senators Warren, Murray, Hassan - October 2020

Trump Administration Faces Pressure to track COVID-19 at institutions & Group Homes
Disability Scoop - October 26, 2020

A Crisis Decades in the Making: Disability Housing Policy and COVID-19
Harvard Political Review – October 11, 2020

Budget Cuts Hit Group Homes
Fox5 News, September 28, 2020

Budget cuts to NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities set to take effect soon
News 12 WBNG, September 23, 2020

Advocates Fear What Budget Cuts Will Mean for People With Developmental Disabilities
NY1, September 17, 2020

Proposed OPWDD Cuts Will Be Devastating For NY's Most Vulnerable
New City Patch, September 5, 2020

Advocates for New Yorkers with disabilities warn against budget cuts
The Daily Star, September 1, 2020

Cuts could force layoffs, reduce services for people with disabilities
The Times Union, August 27, 2020

N.Y.‘s most vulnerable will suffer if the state cancels funding: disability advocates
New York Daily News, August 24, 2020

As Homes for People With Disabilities Sought to Swiftly Isolate Residents With COVID, State Demanded Days-Long Review
The City, August 5, 2020

Pandemic Upends Lives of People With Developmental Disabilities
Spectrum News, August 4, 2020

Pandemic funding cuts leave lasting effect on programs for those with intellectual, developmental disabilities
News 12 Long Island, July 29, 2020

The ADA Today
Connect NY, July 23, 2020

COVID-19 may be deadlier for group-home residents
Spectrum News, July 23, 2020

Budget Cuts Could Impact Care and Services for Individuals with Developmental Disability
Fox 40, July 9, 2020

The Editorial Board: Washington must help sustain services for the disabled
The Buffalo News, July 6, 2020

Care Design New York: Office for People with Developmental Disabilities budget cuts $75M to care coordinators
News 10, July 1, 2020

NYS Senator, Advocates Urge OPWDD To Reconsider Planned Cuts
WAMC Northeast Public Radio, June 26, 2020

Study: People with IDD living in residential group homes more likely to die from COVID-19
News-Medical.Net, June 25, 2020

Group Home Advocates Fear Another Round of 'Draconian' Budget Cuts
Brooklyn Paper, June 16, 2020

People With Developmental Disabilities at Higher Risk for COVID-19
The Mighty, June 9, 2020

Long Island Group Homes For The Disabled Overcome Coronavirus Challenges
The Long Island Press, May 1, 2020

Guardianship Programs See Rising COVID-19 Death Toll
City Limits, April 14, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Caregivers Of The Disabled Sacrificing, Fighting Hard Keep Their Clients Alive
CBS New York, April 10, 2020

COVID-19 kills 3, sickens dozens of others at Bayville group home
Newsday, April 9, 2020

It’s Hit Our Front Door’: Homes for the Disabled See a Surge of Covid-19
The New York Times, April 8, 2020