This database is of resources most commonly referred to when someone calls the LINK department. Search resources using the search box, or target resources by categories and tags listed to the right. YAI does not intimately know all the programs on this list. Availability and service changes are beyond our control. If you are trying to understand what an acronym might mean, check out our Acronym Guide. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please feel free to call us at 212.273.6182.
The Transition and College Access Centers are devoted to ensuring that students with disabilities are prepared for postsecondary life experiences. Transition and College Access Centers will support schools and families with facilitating a seamless transition for students from school to adult life, in preparation to be productive members of society. In addition to college readiness resources and supports, these centers will also facilitate diverse work-based learning opportunities for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
There are special financial aid and scholarship opportunities for students with a variety of diagnoses. The purpose of this guide is to focus on these financial aid opportunities and discuss how to take advantage of them.
Inclusive Services at Brooklyn Public Library provides unique programs for children and teens with and without disabilities. Fostering an inclusive environment, they open their doors to all children, parents, caregivers, and educators.
New York City agencies are required to appoint a Disability Service Facilitator (DSF) in efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under the ADA and other federal state and local laws and regulations concerning accessibility for persons with disabilities. The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities has compiled a full list of Disability Service Facilitators for all NYC agencies to contact regarding disability specific questions and issues.