Featured Links

Here are some links we thought might be useful for you to access:

Chemung County Chamber of Commerce

New York State Office for the Aging

Social Security

Planning for a dependent with special needs requires extensive research to compile an enormous amount of information relevant to the dependent's well-being. You may need up to date medical, educational, financial, and legal information on recent changes in the law. We are here to provide you and your family with assistance addressing the concerns that are unique to a family's situation.

However, we realize that the needs may extend beyond the scope of our areas of experience. We have provided the following links in hopes of being helpful to you in your search for additional information and support resources.

Arrow Abledata - The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation
ABLEDATA provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. We serve the nation's disability, rehabilitation, and senior communities.

Arrow Autism Society of America
ASA exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

Arrow The Center for Special Needs Trust Administration, Inc.   
The Center for Special Needs Trust Administration, Inc. (The Center), founded in December of 2000, is a Florida non-profit corporation that offers a special solution to protecting public benefits by offering specialized administrative services for Special Needs Trusts.

Arrow The Exceptional Parent Magazine
The Family & Professional Site for the Special Needs Community
Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults

Arrow Family Village
The Family Village is a web site for children and adults with disabilities, their families, and their friends and allies. Family Village brings together thousands of online resources in a organized, easy-to-use directory.  The centerpiece of Family Village is the library, where visitors can find information on over 300 diagnosis.  Visitors can also learn about assistive technology, legal rights and legislation, special education, leisure activities and much more.

Arrow HDSA - Huntington's Disease Society of America
The society is a national, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Huntington's Disease and their families.

  • To promote and support research and medical efforts to eradicate Huntington's Disease.
  • To assist people and families affected by Huntington's Disease to cope with the problems presented by the disease.
  • To educate the public and health professionals about Huntington's disease.

Arrow L.A. Goal
L.A. GOAL was founded in 1969 by a group of parents whose teenagers with developmental disabilities were graduating from high school. The teens had no clear path ahead of them. There were few, if any programs for adults with developmental disabilities at that time. The parents knew their children longed for independence and employment but lacked the needed skills and self esteem to move forward, so they created L.A. GOAL. At first, L.A. GOAL was as a social club with informal lessons on the essentials of daily life including reading, writing, grooming and hygiene, understanding money and basics of social interaction.

Arrow Learning Opportunities for Individuals with Special Challenges
The Devereux mission is to change lives and nurture human potential. We inspire hope, ensure well-being, and promote meaningful life choices. Our mission is achieved through a wide range of services and supports for individuals and their families.

Arrow Manny's Caring Hands
In community and teaming with others, whose motivator is service vice monetary gain, Manny will affect change in mind and body, government policy and the negative stigma attached to the Physically Challenged Special Needs Community for both adults and children. Manny's profession is not only to use our hands to help others, in a very visible and tangible way, but to teach others to do the same; enabling others to see how to effect change "in their own corner of the world". Increased comfort and dignity of the Physically Challenged Special Needs Community, here in the United States and throughout the World, is Manny's goal. We will achieve our goal through the combination of compassion and technology.We will work to guarantee the human rights of those who cannot do it for themselves, through acts of love and service, and by meeting the needs of Physically Challenged Special Needs Orphans.

Arrow NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country. NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life for persons of all ages who are affected by mental illnesses.

Arrow National Fragile X Foundation
The National Fragile X Foundation unites the Fragile X community to:

  • Enrich lives through educational and emotional support,
  • Promote public and professional awareness, and
  • Advance research toward improved treatments and a cure for Fragile X.

Arrow NICHCY- Parenting a Child with Special Needs

A publication of the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities.