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Programs that provide information about cognitive/learning aids, control and signaling aids, daily living aids, hearing augmentation aids, mobility aids, prosthetic/orthotic/seating devices, recreational aids, speech aids, and/or visual/reading aids which enables potential users to evaluate their alternatives and make informed choices.

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ADVOCACY PROGRAMAdvises governor, legislature, and state agencies on issues facing persons with disabilities. Initiates and shapes innovative programs and identifies areas for improvement. Fosters coordination through systems advocacy and facilitates community development activities. Provides technical assistance on barrier-free design, legal rights,assistive technology to local governments, providers, families, and maintains toll-free information and referral service.ADVOCACY PROGRAMNEW YORK STATE COMMISSION ON QUALITY OF CARE AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
CENTER FOR REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY (CRT)Provides technology for people with physical disabilities which includes augmentative/alternative communication to assist those who are unable to communicate via speech; computer access; environmental controls to learn new approaches to everyday tasks such as turning on household appliances; and seating and wheeled mobility which provides wheelchairs and customized seating/positioning systems. Also offers clinical evaluations, information services, inpatient and outpatient services and technology evaluations in the hospital's smart apartment, which is a model home equipped with an array of assistive technology devices,CENTER FOR REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY (CRT)HELEN HAYES HOSPITAL
DAY TREATMENTPurpose is to increase independence and provide life enrichment. Provides programs in recreation, activities of daily living and independent living skills training. Available assistance/consultation in social work, psychological, and nursing areas. Most participants have significant physical disabilities. Provides transportation and opportunity for community integration.SuffolkDAY TREATMENTUCP OF LONG ISLAND
NASSAU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTEROffers technical assistance and assistive technology services to consumers requiring rehabilitation technology including consultants to other agencies and school districts, on-site computer evaluations/training and referral, equipment modification, product demonstration center, repair/maintenance, funding asistance, public education.NassauNASSAU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTERCP NASSAU
NASSAU-SUFFOLK TRAID CENTER/HAUPPAUGEProvides specialized information and referral to persons with physical disabilities who are seeking assistive technology devices to maintain or improve their functional capabilities. Provides referrals for assessments, and will discuss specific devices. Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities to choose, acquire and use assistive technology appropriate for their needs. Collaborative Project of the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County and United Cerebral Palsy Association of Suffolk County.SuffolkNASSAU-SUFFOLK TRAID CENTER/HAUPPAUGENEW YORK STATE COMMISSION ON QUALITY OF CARE AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
NASSAU-SUFFOLK TRAID CENTER/ROOSEVELTProvides specialized information and referral to persons with physical disabilities who are seeking assistive technology devices to maintain or improve their functional capabilities. Assists in determining eligibility through Medicare, provides referrals for assessments, and will discuss specific devices. Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities to choose, acquire and use assistive technology appropriate for their needs. Collaborative Project of the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County and United Cerebral Palsy Association of Suffolk County.NassauNASSAU-SUFFOLK TRAID CENTER/ROOSEVELTNEW YORK STATE COMMISSION ON QUALITY OF CARE AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
NATHANIEL H. KORNREICH TECHNOLOGY CENTERProvides assistive technology evaluations and training for individuals, training and education for professionals, demonstrations and an on-site library. Serves people with disabilities of all ages and all ranges of disabilities with special education related services and vocation-related professionals. Serves Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the statewide area.NassauNATHANIEL H. KORNREICH TECHNOLOGY CENTERABILITIES, INC.
OUTREACH PROGRAMProvides speakers to present programs on hearing impairment and demonstration of relevant assistive devices other than hearing aids.NassauOUTREACH PROGRAMHEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA/SOUTH NASSAU CHAPTER
RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMSProvides information, referral, advocacy, training and support for parents and professionals seeking programs and services for special needs children age birth to 26 with learning, developmental, emotional or physical disabilities. Can act as case manager if needed. Provides training and technical assistance on educational issues. Maintains database on special needs services in New York City region. Publishes directories, including a Comprehensive Directory and Directory of Camps and Summer programs. Designated a Parent Training and Information Center by the United States Department of Education.RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAMSRESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, INC.
SERVICES FOR THE HANDICAPPEDServices include summer employment program, handicapped bus, Handicapped Enforcement Parking Program, specialized library, newsletter, TTY phone, suggestions on removal of architectural barriers, information and referral, ombudsman who investigates complaints, and listing of accessible services/buildings. Liasion to the Citizen's Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-HANDICAPPED SERVICES DIVISIONTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
TRAID-INProvides a statewide service that connects individuals with disabilities searching for an affordable means to acquire needed devices, with people who have devices they wish to sell or donate. TRAID-IN participants advertise, at no cost, through a database containing both wanted and available items.TRAID-INNEW YORK STATE COMMISSION ON QUALITY OF CARE AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

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