Direct Services

There are many organizations throughout NYS that provide a vast array of direct services to benefit children and adults with learning disabilities. Below is a list of some of the types of services that are offered by different organizations that provide services. All services are not available in every region and many services are funded through state agencies that have certain requirements for eligibility such as Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), BOCES ADULT,  Education and ACCES-VR.     

Residential Services- Provides adults options in living independently.

Employment Services- Placement and follow-along services

Case Management Services- Provide individuals with an Individualized Service Plan allowing them to access a wide reands of available community sevices.

Recreational Services- Leisure programs and activities for youths and adults.

Educational Counseling- Assistance in bridging the gap between the students and their parents and the educational system.

Summer Enrichment Programs- Focus on improving the educational and personal well being of students.

Lending Libraries- Books and videos on learning disabilities, ADD and related neurological and developmental disorders available for lending to the public.

Referral Services- Counselors, Evaluators, LD specialists, psychologists, tutors, community services.

Phone Consultations- To assist in identifying processes and alternatives to improve children's performance at school and home.

Computer Labs- Designed to improve students' computer literacy, reading, writing, language and social skills.

Crisis Intervention

Family Support Services

GED/ Adult Education Programs

Self Enhancement & Social Skills Development Programs

Adult and Parent Support Groups