Advocates Say NYS Falling Short on Funding Disability Programs

The call is out for increased attention and funding from the state government toward people with disabilities. Those who work in the community say that it is increasingly difficult for people to leave institutions and live at home. The New York Association on Independent Living has issued a report card finding the state is failing by not funding related vital programs. 

In this podcast, George Morris speaks with the Director of Advocacy for the New York Association on Independent Living, Meghan Parker and Lisa Tarricone, Director of Systems Advocacy for Westchester Independent Living Center.

 


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