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NYSILC News Briefs, Summer 2014:

In this issue, find out about the featured SPIL project, recent postings to the NYSILC website, and the LDCEP campaign. Read More


NYSILC Issues Statewide Consumer Satisfaction Survey Report for Statewide Network


The 2013 Consumer Satisfaction Survey is a joint project of the New York State Independent Living Council (NYSILC) and the Adult Career and Continuing Educational Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR). Thus the survey encompasses both the Service Centers for Independent Living (SCILs) as well as the federally funded Centers for Independent Living (CILs). The consolidation of this data has been done in an effort to represent the level of satisfaction that consumers of New York State with disabilities have with the centers that provide Independent Living services. Click on the link to access the full report.


2014 NY Post Election Survey

The coalition of partners that comprise New Yorkers For Accessible Voting (NYFAV) designed and distributed an online survey via Survey Monkey. Click on the link to access the summary report.



Most Recent Blog Posting: “Searching the Portal through the Second Floor,” By Brad Williams, September/October 2014

I watched the Ken Burns documentary on the Roosevelt’s and was taken by their leadership and commitment to social issues impacting people on the domestic front, despite the advantages of their upbringing and individual differences. Read More.

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Group photo of the full council from the November 14th, 2014 meeting

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Brad Williams, Executive Director, and Chad Underwood, Chair, giving certificates of appreciation to members terming off the council. Members include Clinton Brown, Denise Figueroa, Ralph Giordano, Ken Stewart, and Wendy Strobel-Gower.