Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

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The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities strives to ensure that content on our website is accessible to all site visitors in accordance with New York State Information Technology Policy NYS-P08-005. If you have difficulty accessing any web content or require that a pdf or other type of document be provided in an alternative format, (e.g. large print, braille, plain text, alternate language, etc.) please contact:

Nicole Weinstein, OPWDD Statewide Language Access Coordinator, at [email protected] or call: 518-402-4244. Individuals with hearing impairment use NY Relay System 7-1-1. Members of the public planning to attend an OPWDD meeting, event, or training and will need an in-person interpreter, such as for American Sign Language, should contact [email protected]. If possible, please provide advance notice to help us fill this request.

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Document formats used on this website:

Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) – Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view pdf documents and may be downloaded free of charge from Adobe. Download Adobe Reader

Microsoft Office Documents – Microsoft offers a free viewer for several formats including Word, Excel and PowerPoint at the Microsoft Download Center

Public Accommodations:

The State of New York is committed to assuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. Dana K. Scalere, is the American with Disabilities Act Coordinator (ADA).  See Public Accommodation Contact 

If you need further assistance regarding NYS OPWDD Public Accommodations, please contact Dana Scalere at email: [email protected] or telephone at (518) 474-7700. Mail to 44 Holland Avenue, Albany, N.Y. 12229. Individuals with hearing impairment use NY Relay System 7-1-1.  

Review the Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act 

Review the Grievance Procedure Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

Download the ADA Complaint Form