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Help with Employment

Building knowledge and skills to succeed in the workplace.

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Help with Home and Living

Supporting adults in choosing fulfilling community living settings.

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Help with Education

From early childhood to adulthood, comprehensive programs and guidance.

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For the Hope and the How

For the Hope and the How

People who reach out to us are often looking for hope—that their situations can change or improve, that there are possibilities for fulfillment and success. Or they have hope but need to know how—what supports or services can help, what they have the right to expect, or who can partner with them to get them where they want to go. We partner with people with disabilities, their families, and others who support them, to realize fulfilling possibilities in education, employment, health, and community living.

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News & Notes

Families and Schools Can Work Together for Children’s Success

Ideally, every child would go to school on time with a positive attitude and be greeted by a...


Message from the President/CEO - February 2018

Dear Friends: I hope this message finds you well.

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OSEP ideas that work smallStarbridge is a New York State Parent Training and Information Center (PTIC), serving all of New York State except the 5 boroughs of New York City and Long Island. The contents of this website were developed in part under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H328M150079. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government Project Officer, Carmen Sanchez.

The Family-School Partnership is the Mid-West Special Education Parent Center funded by the New York State Education Department (NYSED).