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Announcing State Plan Public Meetings on Vocational Rehabilitation and Supported Employment Services

 The New York State Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services- Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR),…

CCSE Public Meeting Agenda 03-20-2014

CCSE Public Meeting Agenda 03-20-2014

Please click this post to see the CCSE Public Meeting Agenda for 03-20-2014  

A memorandum on the Common Core Learning Standards and students with disabilities is now available at
The Committee on Special Education (CSE), school administrators and each student with a disability’s general education and special education teachers have important roles to ensure students with disabilities reach the State’s learning standards.  This memorandum provides guidance and information on the roles and responsibilities of the CSE to align the development and implementation of each student’s individualized education programs (IEP) to the State’s learning standards; the importance of purposeful planning to address students’ needs; and information for parents of students with disabilities.   Please share as appropriate. Thank you
New York State Education Department
P-12: Office of Special Education
89 Washington Avenue, Room 309 EB
Albany, NY 12234

Important FHF Events


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In Memory of Patrick Dalton

We at FHF have lost a dear friend. Please see for details. Thank you.

Spring 2018 Flower Fundraiser!

Spring 2018 Flower Fundraiser!

Click Here to buy beautiful Spring flowers and benefit FHF too! Prepare your lovely spring…

Fall 2016 Flower Fundraiser!

Fall 2016 Flower Fundraiser!

  Prepare your fine fall planting with our fundraising partner, Flower Power.  Proceeds go towards…


FHF in the News: Fixing Special Ed: Are New York City’s Reforms on Target?

Our very own Andrea Lella, Special Education Advocate and CEO of Families Helping Families, was…


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