Full time, 35 hours per week, with benefits RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Conduct eligibility screenings to individuals seeking wavier services in the region; 2. Assist with the review and tracking of service plans and team meeting packets submitted; 3. Review, track and monitor Serious Reportable Incidents and Recordable Incidents for the LHV; 4. Review, track and monitor […]
Full time, 35 hours per week, with benefits RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Conduct eligibility screenings to individuals seeking wavier services in the region; 2. Provides information and referral to services available to individuals with disabilities in the lower Hudson Valley; 3. Assist with preparation and submission of all reports and tracking forms as needed; 4. Maintain files […]
Documenting your child’s progress during the shutdown
Documentar el Progreso de su Hijo
Click here to watch the video Living with a Brain Injury during COVID and better understand the challenges.
Click her for the full list of the New York State County Board of Elections. County’s are listed in alphabetical order and include the address, phone, fax and email to contact for information.
The next general election will be held on November 3, 2020. Please read the info below on the dates you need to apply for an absentee ballot. Each application ballot has this information on WHEN you need to apply: This application must either be personally delivered to your county board of elections not later than […]
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1.2020 Listen to this moving and thought provoking clip as John Robinson, the keynote speaker at Westchester County’s Annual Human Rights Day Breakfast, recounts the discrimination he faced during his job search after graduating from college. Further, he powerfully discusses the hurdles he faced while being employed including being denied the top prize in a […]
9.23.2019 WILC/PILS are consumer controlled nonresidential centers for independent living, which provides information and advocacy to persons with disabilities. In addition, WILC/PILS operates a Regional Resources Development Services Program (seven counties). The goal of this Program is to develop home and community-based services and supports needed by individuals and family members who experience a disability. […]
NYAIL, the New York Association on Independent, recently created a map and directory of all the Independent Living Centers in New York State. CLick here to view or print NYAIL ILC’s list and NYS map
The Westchester Independent Living Center (WILC) has been awarded a Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation 2013 Quality of Life grant in the amount of $6,000 in the Adaptive Sports category to support the New York Rollin’ KNICKS Basketball Team. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Quality of Life grants program was conceived by the late […]
October 22, 2016 Amelia Brown Luke Skau Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo Ava Fiacco Governor of New York State NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 RE: S.7873-B / A.9835-B; NYS Medical Indemnity Fund Dear Governor Cuomo, As an organization that advocates for persons with disabilities and families of neurologically injured children who are enrolled in […]
SUPPORT S.5535/A.7598 Dear Senator Flanagan: I am writing to request that you support Assembly Bill 7598/Senate Bill 5535. This bill addresses the transition of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) waiver populations into managed care. The TBI and NHTD populations are relatively small (TBI contains about 2,800 persons; NHTD […]
Journal News Submission November 8, 2015 Are you looking for accessible housing in Westchester and Putnam Counties? Good luck. Fortunately, pending bills in the New York State Senate and Assembly may provide options to address this systemic problem. Senate bill S.4597 sponsored by Senator Krueger, and Assembly bill A.6402 sponsored by Assembly member Simon would […]
Mr. Philip Zegarelli Village Manager Village of Briarcliff Manor 1111 Pleasantville Road Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 April 26, 2014 Re: New Voting Machines Dear Mr. Zegarelli: As an advocate for persons with disabilities and as a voter with a disability, I am deeply troubled by your aggressive opposition to the recent implementation of the HAVA […]
Re: “Woman born with dwarfism teaches life lesson in acceptance,” May 22, 2012 article: Unfortunately, Ms. Ramaswamy’s story did little to enlighten Journal News readers about the importance of embracing diversity when it comes to per sons with disabilities. It actually promoted the opposite view, reinforcing att itudinal discrimination, with an overemphasis on Geri Mariano’ […]
By Lisa Tarricone (Original Publication the Journal News: February 4, 2006) Last November, the state Board of Elections approved prelim inary regulations for the purchase of new voting machines in order to comply with the federal He lp America Vote Act. The draft New Voting Machine Regulations, according to the state, “will ensure meaningful access […]
By LISA TARRICONE (Original Publication: Journal News June 12, 2005) We have a propensity to create feel-good acts of justice when things go wrong. In order to appease public unease during times of random violence, laws spring up to pay homage to certain victims while professing to better serve the public. Kendra’s Law is one […]