INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES AND PROVIDERS

Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
http://autism.sesamestreet.org/

The Queens Council on Developmental Disabilities is a group of professionals, parents, and advocates concerned about people with developmental disabilities living in Queens.
http://www.qcddny.org/

NYC Emergency Management Human Services Unit:
Human Services email distribution list: humanservicesesflist@oem.nyc.gov

Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
https://www.retailmenot.com/blog/sensory-overload-while-shopping.html

Resources for Military Families
http://www.militaryfamily.org/info-resources/efmp-special-needs.html

Moving with Special Needs Kids
www.yourstoragefinder.com/moving-with-special-needs-kids

Home Modifications for Special Needs Kids
http://www.homecity.com/creating-a-home-where-your-child-can-thrive-with-a-disability

Academic Accommodation Resources
http://www.washington.edu/doit/academic-accommodations-students-learning-disabilities

Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids
https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/estate-planning-for-parents-of-children-with-autism

NYC Warning System

The NYC Advance Warning System has released guidance for service providers regarding support to people with disabilities and others during the extremely Cold Temperatures.

For more cold weather safety tips, view NYC Emergency Management’s public service video announcement or visit NYC.gov/EmergencyManagement. New Yorkers are also encouraged to sign up for Notify NYC, the City’s free emergency notification system. Through Notify NYC, New Yorkers can receive phone calls, text messages, and/or emails alerts about weather conditions and other emergencies. To sign up for Notify NYC, call 311, visit NYC.gov/notifynyc, or follow @NotifyNYC on Twitter.

For more information about keeping Pets safe during the winter please see this information from the ASPCA.