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Family Support, K-12, Special Education

What is a Functional Behavioral Assessment?  

The process of determining why a student engages in behaviors that impede learning and how the student’s behavior relates to the environment. In other words, it’…

Early Childhood, Special Education

What is Assistive Technology?

As defined in the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA), the federal special education law, Assistive Technology (AT) is: “any item…

Early Childhood, Parenting, Recreation

Play-Based Therapy

Play therapy is a dynamic process that enables children to express themselves and interact with other children.

Adult Life, Work

Employment Opportunities for Students

Gain skills and explore career interests through work readiness programs for youth.

Adult Life, Work

ACCES-VR

ACCES-VR provides job search, educational, and independent living services and supports that help people with disabilities achieve and maintain employment.

Adult Life, Advocacy, Transition Planning

Disability Laws: High School vs. Post-Secondary School

Learn about the differences between the laws that protect young people with disabilities as they transition from high school to adulthood.

Special Education, Transition Planning

NYC High School Credentials

This credential (formerly IEP Diploma) recognizes students’ skills and prepares them for work opportunities.

K-12, Special Education, Transition Planning

NYC High School Diploma Options

Explore what is required to earn Regents, local, and High School Equivalency diplomas.

Adult Life, Work

OPWDD

Learn about services from the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).