On December 9th, 2020, the Young Leaders and Advocates Network held a statewide focus group with the NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC). This focus group was held to bring the voices of young people with disabilities into the development of their 2022-2026 State Plan. Read more about this session and what young people with disabilities had to say.
self, peer, and systems advocacy
New York State is exploring the opportunity to integrate addiction and mental health services to better meet the needs of all New Yorkers. YLAN submitted a comment about the proposed integration with feedback and recommendations from young people across the state.