Creating a World that Works for Everyone

The Advocacy Center empowers individuals with disabilities and their families to advocate for themselves and realize their personal goals.  Together we build strong, inclusive communities by increasing the ability of community members to support and value all individuals.

Through information-sharing, individual advocacy support, independent service coordination and educational workshops, we advance people's knowledge of resources and help them build life-long advocacy skills. Our leadership development programs help individuals, parents, and families to create positive change in the community by influencing public policy, supporting others with their advocacy issues, and promoting community inclusion and acceptance of individuals with disabilities. Our professional development workshops support organizations and schools in their work. Together, we are creating a world that works for everyone.


October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The Advocacy Center and LDA Life and Learning Services are pleased to be participating in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, observed eac...

Teaming Up to Tackle the 2014 Photo Finish 5K

Staff and Board members from The Advocacy Center and LDA Life and Learning Services participated in the 2014 Photo Finish 5K, held on Saturday, Septem...

2014 Celebration of Champions Was A Success!

Building on eight years of success with The Advocacy Center’s Evening of Art & Jazz and LDA Life and Learning Services’ Partners in Le...

Workshops & Events

Housing Options For Individuals With Disabilities

October 4, 2014
The Advocacy Center and Parent to Parent of NYS invite you to join us as Tanja Peters, Housing Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, presents a wor...

Front Door Information Session

October 6, 2014
Presented in collaboration with the regional office of the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD): Front Door information sess...

CSE Overview

October 7, 2014
The Advocacy Center is pleased to offer "Lunch and Learn" workshops for families of children in Special Education. Bring your lunch and learn the basi...
Workshop & Event Calendar