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Cuomo Signs Bill to Eliminate Inappropriate Labels for Disabled

A key piece of legislation that affects the disabled community was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo entitled "Guardians of Mentally Retarded and Developmentally Disabled Persons," to end all use of "mentally retarded."

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF METRO QUEENS RECEIVES $50,000 MATCHING CHALLENGE GRANT

Two anonymous donors support 59-year-old nonprofit by encouraging others to donate; will match all donations dollar for dollar.

SLCD & ABLE Announce Site-Based Adult Program for Early 2016

The School for Language and Communication Development & Able Community Services is proud to announce the opening of a site-based program in early 2016 at a Nassau County location.

SLCD and ABLE Community Based Services Announce Spring 2016 Site Based Day Program for Adults

The School for Language and Communication Development & Able Community Servcies is proud to announce the opening of a site-based program in early 2016 at a Nassau County location.

David Schwartz on Fox: ACLU sues to stop Nevada education savings accounts

ACLU sues to stop Nevada education savings accounts. Legal Analysis with Gotham attorney David Schwartz

Cuomo Signs Extension to NY Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

After passing in the Senate and Assembly, the New York Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law

Victory! Boys and Girls Club Thanks NYC City Council for Program Funds

Through tremendous effort and outreach, the New York City Council comes thru with much-needed funds....

NY ABLE Act Passes Unanimously in Senate and Assembly

Diane Cahill and Brad Gerstman have advocated heavily for the passage of the NY ABLE Act over the course of more than two years...

Boys and Girls Club to Rally City Council for Funding

Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens (BGCMQ) will host a rally June 10 at 6pm at the Club’s headquarters

Protected: Gotham Government Relations Names Diane Cahill New Partner

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Op Ed: Why Wyandanch Schools Aren’t Rising Fast Enough

Op-Ed: Brad Gerstman: "If Wyandanch is truly to rise, there needs to be a dramatic turnaround in the help being offered to local schools"

Advocate for Developmentally Disabled Children Lashes out at NYC DOE

Brad Gerstman, advocate and attorney for disabled children, lashed out at the sexual abuse of a 14 year old mentally ill boy