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For a full list of ARISE Coalition members please see the About Us page.   Additional resources can be found on the individual websites for each organization. Additionally, See our Transition Planning Services page for additional resources specific to transition planning.




Advocacy and Policy Organizations

Adaptive Design Association

Advocates for Children

AHRC New York City

American Foundation for the Blind

Birth Injury Guide

Bronx Independent Living Services

Brooklyn Center for the Independence of the Disabled


Center for the Independence of the Disabled

Center for Parent Information and Resources

Center for Technology and Disability

Cerebral Palsy Guide

CogniTech Cafe

Council for Exceptional Children

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

Council of School Supervisors and Administrators

Disability Rights New York

Dignity in Schools

Early Childhood Direction Centers

Everyone Reading

Families Together in NYS

Include NYC

Inside Schools

Learning Disabilities Online

Manhattan Developmental Disabilities Council

Mental Health Association in New York State

Metropolitan Parent Center of Sinergia, Inc.

The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education

National Center for Learning Disabilities

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management - Family Resources

National Center on Inclusive Education

National Center on Universal Design for Learning

New Alternatives for Children

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

New York Peace Institute


NYS Parent Network

The Pacer Center

Parent to Parent of New York State

Parents to Improve School Transportation (PIST)

Reading Rockets

The Special Education Guide

Teachers College Inclusive Classroom Project


Understood: For Learning and Attention issues

United Federation of Teachers

United We Stand

Visions - services for the blind and visually impaired


Young Adult Institute


Departments of Education -- New York City, New York State, and United States

New York City Department of Education

New York State Education Department

United States. Department of Education

Elected Officials and Government Agencies -- New York City and New York State


New York City

New York State