The New York Parent Association for Deaf-Blind (NYPADB)
The New York Parent Association for Deaf-Blind is a not-for-profit organization that provides a support network, shares knowledge and experiences, educates others about the needs of the families who have a child who is deaf-blind, and advocates for their integration into society.
Parent to Parent of New York State
Parent to Parent of New York State is a parent-driven not-for-profit organization whose mission is to connect and support families of individuals with special needs.
Parent Training Information Centers (PTIC) for New York State
Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIC) provide information, referral, linkages, and training to parents, students with disabilities, and special education professionals.
- The New York Region 1 PTIC Collaborative
The New York Region 1 PTIC Collaborative is a federally funded collaborative grant shared between Advocates for Children of New York, IncludeNYC, Sinergia, and the Long Island Advocacy Center, to provide training and information to families of children with disabilities, as well as the professionals that work with them, throughout New York City and Long Island.
Starbridge is a Parent Training & Information Center (PTIC) that serves all of New York State, except the five boroughs of New York City and Long Island. Starbridge provides workshops and resources for families and professionals regarding special education rights and responsibilities, and promotes meaningful involvement of families in their children’s education programs.
Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRC) offer a range of support and training to parents of children with disabilities.
CPRCs of NY are:
- Parent Network of WNY (serving Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming, Genesee, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties)
- United We Stand of New York (serving Brooklyn)