Listed here are some other important websites in relation to Prospect Center. Prospect lists these sites for the convenience of our visitors and does not necessarily endorse these sites. Each website listed is responsible for the content and activity of their website and Prospect makes no guarantee or warranty as to the reliability of these organizations.
Center for Autism & Related Disorders (CARD)
The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany (CARD Albany) is a university – affiliated resource center that brings research and practice together in community settings. CARD Albany provides evidence-based training and support to families and professionals, and through ongoing research, contributes knowledge to the field of autism spectrum disorders.
Center for Disability Services
In 2013, The Center for Disability Services in Albany, NY and Prospect Center entered into a formal affiliation, resulting in Prospect Center becoming a division of the Center for Disability Services. With this formal partnership, both the Center and Prospect will be able to provide a wider range of services and take full advantage of new opportunities to evolve and serve students, patients, residents, program participants and families, as well as the communities at large.
Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State
CP of NYS is a broad-based, multi-service organization encompassing 24 Affiliates and 18,000 employees providing services and programs for more than 100,000 individuals with cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities, as well as resources for families.
A link to college information for students with disabilities.
Early Childhood Direction Center
The Early Childhood Direction Centers (ECDCs) provide information about programs and services for young children, ages birth through five, who have physical, mental, or emotional disabilities and help families obtain services for their children.
The New York State Early Intervention Program (EIP) is part of the national Early Intervention Program for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. To be eligible for services, children must be under 3 years of age and have a confirmed disability or established developmental delay, as defined by the State, in one or more of the following areas of development: physical, cognitive, communication, social-emotional, and/or adaptive.
Justice Center of NYS
The Justice Center is committed to supporting and protecting the health, safety, and dignity of all people with special needs and disabilities through advocacy of their civil rights, prevention of mistreatment, and investigation of all allegations of abuse and neglect so that appropriate actions are taken.
NYS Department of Health
NYS Education Department
NYS Elks Association
The Major Project of the New York State Elks Association is the Home Service Program of the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State. The program provides direct services to adults and children with disabilities and their families in their home communities.
Office of the Medicaid Inspector General
The OMIG’s mission is to enhance the integrity of the New York State Medicaid program by preventing and detecting fraudulent, abusive, and wasteful practices within the Medicaid program and recovering improperly expended Medicaid funds while promoting high-quality patient care.
Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (formerly OMRDD)
The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is responsible for coordinating services for more than 126,000 New Yorkers with developmental disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, and other disabilities. It provides services directly and through a network of approximately 700 nonprofit service providing agencies, with about 80 percent of services provided by the private nonprofits and 20 percent provided by state-run services.
Parent Network of the Capital Region
The PNCR is one of thirteen special education parent technical assistance centers throughout the state whose mission is to provide parents with the knowledge, skills, resources and support to effectively advocate for their children and to facilitate productive relationships between parents and school districts for the benefit of students with disabilities.
Parent-to-Parent of NYS
Parent to Parent of NYS is a place where families of individuals with special needs and the professionals who serve them can meet and share information. The website is maintained as a resource for families.
A link to a feed that provides frequently updated articles pertaining to individuals with disabilities.