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COVID-19 Resources for Self-Advocates

Here are some great resources made by and for people with developmental disabilities about COVID-19. Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center Click on the underlined words to see the resources: Informational Video on COVID-19 What You Need to Know About...

Governor Cuomo’s PAUSE Program

Updated April 17, 2020

Governor Cuomo’s PAUSE Program has been extended through May 15, 2020. Find full details on this program here.

The Governor’s 10-point NYS on PAUSE plan is as follows:

An Update from NY State of Health

As we work through these challenging times together, NY State of Health is committed to ensuring access to affordable, quality health insurance for all New Yorkers so they can get the care they need during this state of emergency. With the recent closure of businesses...

Protect Yourself and Your Family from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities has published a comprehensive guide with recommendations and information on how to help protect yourself and your family during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Aspire of WNY Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have received a directive from the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) that we are to temporarily suspend our services for all Day Habilitation, Day Treatment and Prevocational Programs, effective 5 p.m. today. After appropriate COVID-19...

Transition Times Fall 2019

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Passion, Inspiration, and Connection | A Busy Week for Aspire!

What a wonderful week for everyone in the Aspire of WNY family! Here is a recap of what happened all around Western New York. June 22- Aspire Center for Learning Graduation Ceremony A lifetime of memories were made at the Center for Learning, when 26 students and...

Fathers Who Love Unconditionally: We Salute You!

Being a father means something different to every family. Some fathers may excel in teaching their son how to throw a baseball. Some fathers may provide a shoulder to cry on. Some fathers may take on a role of disciplinarian. Some fathers help pick out the perfect...

“Dinner for a Difference” | Buffalo Bills Helping CP Community

Cerebral Palsy is a condition that doesn’t discriminate, it truly affects a cross section of life.  While no community, race, gender or socioeconomic class is spared, it’s when communities come together that real understanding and progress can be achieved. Buffalo...