YOUTH POWER! Announces Two FREE Opportunities for Youth and Parent/Caregivers in Western NY in July!

YOUTH POWER! is excited to announce TWO FREE opportunities for youth and parent/caregivers in the Western Region! We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Western Region Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) and accompanying Foundations for Leadership parent/caregiver workshop series! Applications have been attached; read below for more information! **Please note: it is not required that

Statler Center Scholarships for Training

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Statler Center was founded in 1999 as a unique concept in hospitality and customer service employment training. One of the first projects of its kind, Statler Center provides physically disabled, blind or visually impaired individuals with the right tools for successful careers. Our job training programs are a unique and exciting concept in employment and

Do You Want to Have an Impact on Disability Legislation?

NYS Partners in Policymaking® is the premier learning and leadership experience for people with developmental disabilities and families. Our state-of-the-art personalized learning approach equips Partners with the knowledge, networks and confidence needed to shape and influence important issues affecting disability policy. As a Partners in Policymaking® graduate, you can: Join a network of skilled, like

The Roadmap to Self-Direction: Exploring Options, Creating Opportunities

In the Driver’s Seat believes that Self-Directed Services offer people with developmental disabilities and their families the opportunity to map out their future and be in control of their own lives.  We provide tools and resources to effectively navigate and utilize Self-Directed Services so that now YOU are In the Driver’s Seat. Please join them on Saturday, June 4th for a

New York State Independent Living Council Youth Leadership Survey

The New York State Independent Living Council’s Youth Leadership Committee is seeking input from young people with disabilities and/or experience with Independent Living Centers from across New York State to help us determine what advocacy priorities are important to young people. The feedback from this survey will help us launch one or more advocacy initiatives.

New York State Partners in Policymaking

NYS Partners in Policymaking is an innovative leadership training opportunity for self-advocates and parents/family members of individuals with developmental disabilities. Join a growing national network of advocates who are dedicated to ensuring the right for equal access and opportunity for every person living with a developmental disability today and in generations to come. Now accepting

HOT TOPICS: Jobs – Interviewing, Good Work Standards and Keeping a Job

Tips: Interviewing for a Job First impressions count. When you go to a job interview it is important that you dress for success, so wearing your best clothes and being well groomed can go a long way. The first thing you should do when greeting your future employer is shake their hand and smile. Here