Education Advocacy

Independent Living provides outreach and advocacy services to families of students between the ages of 6 and 21 with developmental disabilities throughout Orange County, New York that have historically been underserved because of language and/or cultural barriers, or due to their lack of basic information about their child’s rights and their role in protecting them.

Provides individualized support aimed at addressing the challenges associated with ensuring that students with developmental disabilities are given every opportunity to receive a complete and appropriate education while attending school. For more information on our Benefits Advisement Services, please call (845) 565-1162 ext. 243 or (845) 342-1162 x309 or Click here to email an  Education Advocate.

Click here to download a Dictionary of Special Education and Special Needs Terms and Acronyms.

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