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Funding for Direct Support Professionals (DSP) May be Imminent

April 6, 2022
Governor Hochul's budget which is currently in front of the New York State legislature contains an 11% Cost of Living Increase ("COLA") that will benefit Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) statewide. This increase for DSP's is long overdue and may finally…

New York Announces substantial funding For Direct Support Professionals (DSP)

March 8, 2022
The most underappreciated workers in New York are about to get some long overdue financial relief and benefits. DSPs are the foundation of the New York system that services those with developmental disabilities. They perform work that is physically difficult…

New York Extends Child Support For Adult Children with Special Needs to Age 26

January 19, 2022
Until recently child support for all children in New York State ended at age 21 whether or not a child could be self-supporting. Forty other states allowed a custodial parent to pursue child support for adult children with disabilities up…