OPWDD is committed to the health and safety of more than 130,000 people with developmental disabilities who receive services in New York State. 

As part of this effort, OPWDD issues to Providers guidance, alerts, information on best practices, and resources that identify clinical factors with providing care in the safest environment possible.  

Risk Factors & Assessment

Information that will assist you to identify risk factors and assess people with developmental disabilities in your care.

Choking Initiative

Please visit the Choking Initiative webpage.