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Tell Governor Cuomo - Our Kids are YOUR Kids!

“…every child, rich and poor, black and white, urban and rural, deserves the same quality education.”
These words were taken directly from the Governor’s 2019 Justice Agenda presentation - but what about children with disabilities attending 4410 special education preschools and 853 special education schools?
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A New Commissioner Announced Today

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced new appointments to his administration, including his nomination of Theodore Kastner as Commissioner of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities.
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Passion and Purpose Inspires DDI Employee to Remain at Nonprofit

In March of 2006, while working in retail, Jennifer Torchetti peeked at the Newsday classifieds looking for an opportunity to apply her degree in clinical psychology. She took a chance and scheduled an interview at Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI) for a teaching assistant position working with young children with autism.
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