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Most Recent Blog Posting: "Governor Cuomo and the NYS Medicaid Waiver" By Ralph Giordano, October 2015. READ MORE:  READ MORE

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NEW 2015 Statewide Needs Assessment

This needs assessment was designed to collect input on four research questions to help guide the development of the next three-year State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL). 

Final Needs Assessment Report

NYSILC Final Needs Assessment Report PDF

Recent Document Links

NYSILC 2015 Public Policy Agenda


2014 SPIL Evaluation Report Final 05-28-2014

TermMembNovSusan Gray, Dave Whalen, and Julie Cardone (L-R) with plaques, stand with Brad Williams after being honored for their years of service as members of NYSILC.  Lynn Drucker was also honored.

"Living Independently with a Disability," Capital Tonight, hosted by Liz Benjamin, 9/21/15.


The ADA Turns 25, The Brian Lehrer Show, July 22, 2015, Guest: Susan Dooha, Executive Director of the Center for the Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY): 

New York State Employment First Commission Report and Recommendations March 1, 2015  

Employment First.pdf

Advocates Push For Better Employment Access for Disabled New Yorkers

By Capital Tonight Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 at 09:00 PM EDT 

A Case Study on Inclusive Disaster Preparedness Planning in Upstate New York,   

Bridgit M. Burke, Albany Law School, January 27, 2015

Painful Lessons About Poverty and Disability, Huffington Post, By Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi , 2/18/15,

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