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A message from Aspire President Thomas Sy

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Special Needs Buffalo NY & WNY

Aspire Cares About Those With Special Needs

Aspire of Western New York offers services for children and adults with special needs. Serving all of Buffalo and WNY, Aspire offers community support, habilitation, and living services for all individuals with developmental disabilities and special needs.

Our History in Western New York

Aspire of Western New York has been serving special needs individuals for years, starting out back in the 1950’s as the Cerebral Palsy Association of Western New York. In 2003, recognizing the changes in special needs and developmental disabilities, the Assn became known as Aspire of WNY. In addition to Erie County, Aspire serves those with special needs in Niagara County, Chautauqua County, Allegany County, and Cattaraugus County.

Services for Special Needs Individuals

Aspire of WNY helps to create opportunities for employment and transition services for individuals with developmental disabilities. They aim to help those with special needs to develop skills to be more independent, create personal relationships, and develop self-expression skills.


For individuals with complex disabilities, Aspire provides comprehensive healthcare services at the Aspire of WNY Health Center. This where individuals with significant special needs in WNY can go for wellness, medical evaluations, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and behavioral health.

Call Aspire of WNY for Assistance

If you live in Buffalo or Western New York and you have a loved one with special needs, please don’t hesitate to call Aspire. We have a multitude of other services that can help you, your loved one, and your family and friends live a happy and healthy daily life.

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