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Any of a variety of conditions that may be due to muscular, skeletal or neuromuscular disorders, paralysis or absence of one or more limbs, which impose physical limitations on the individual.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Assistive Aid/Equipment ServicesProvides service assistance dogs to help military veterans who have suffered physical disabilities or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to active combat duty.CANINES FOR COMBAT VETERANSNEADS-DOGS FOR DEAF AND DISABLED AMERICANS
Assistive Aid/Equipment ServicesProvides a hearing or service dog to qualified applicants within a reasonable amount of time (one year or less). These specialty trained dogs assist adults and children who are deaf or have physical disabilities, who can benefit from the therapeutic value of a dog to help them live a more independent life.DISABILITY SERVICE DOGSNEADS-DOGS FOR DEAF AND DISABLED AMERICANS
Disease/Disability Care ServicesProvides counseling for adults with any type of disability, including connecting them with other with the same disability, where ideas, concerns and life experiences can be shared. Also assists with assistive technology information, what devices might be good to increase or enhance independence.ClintonDISEASE/DISABILITY CARE SERVICESNORTH COUNTRY CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE
Education ServicesProvides various educational programs for students with physical, emotional or developmental disabilities. Other services included are physical, occupational and speech therapy, assitive technology, psychological services, and more. Programs offered: Program for Multiple Disabilities - Geared for students with severe developmental and physical disabilities and focus primarily on motor development, perceptual development, daily living skills, language development and socialization. Program for Developmental Disabilities - Geared for students with developmental disabilities and are unable to function in a less-restrictive educational program. Focus is on social, self-help and communication skills, and emphasizing reading, writing and math skills. Program for Emotional Disabilites - Geared to students with severe emotional disabilities (impulsiveness, inattentiveness, defiant behavior, and withdrawn, etc.) and focuses on behavior management and crisis intervention. Autism Program - Geared for students diagnosed with autism and focuses on social skills by utilizing research-based methods such as applied behavior analysis, visual strategies, picture exchange communication, augmentiative communication, functional behavioral assessment and postive behavior supports. ClintonSPECIAL EDUCATIONCHAMPLAIN VALLEY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES (CV-TEC, SPECIAL EDUCATION, INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES)
Employment ServicesProvides an employment network of services to help individuals with mental, emotional, physical or learning disabilities to attain work. Services include supported employment, job development, job coaching, pre-employment skills, and more.EssexADIRONDACK EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN ESSEX COUNTY
Home Care ServicesThe Care at Home Program is a special Medicaid waiver program that is designed to provide certain medical and related services to families who want to safely keep their physically disabled child at home.AlbanyCARE AT HOME PROGRAMALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesProgram provides opportunities to participate in adapted sports and recreational activities including skiing, golf, gardening, cycling, sailing and more.RocklandADAPTED SPORTS AND RECREATIONHELEN HAYES HOSPITAL 1

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