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Special Education Family Sessions

Special Education Online Meetings

Special Education Survey

We are eager to know more about your special education information needs to help plan future online meetings. 

Please complete the survey below*.

*Note: these counties:

  • Capital Region 1, 2 (Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Schoharie);
  • Lower Hudson Valley (Rockland and Westchester);
  • North Country (Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, St. Lawrence, Warren, and Washington);
  • Upper Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, and Ulster).

Questions on special education and advocacy?

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Danielle Wiltsie

Director of Individuals & Families

Danielle Wiltsie, Director of Individuals, Families & Advocate Support and Sheri Gaylord, Director at Wildwood Programs and parent of a young man with Autism, will engage participants in a solution focused discussion around the questions and concerns they choose to share. They will also explore your thoughts and ideas for future "What's Up With That?" discussion hours. Future discussions could include topics such as: Communicating with Your Child's Team, Progress Monitoring, Accommodations, Organizing Your Child's Records, Transition Planning, and What to Do If Your Child's IEP Isn't Followed. 

Sheri Gaylord

Director at Wildwood Programs

Sheri Gaylord brings more than 20 years of experience working with and supporting families whose loved ones have intellectual and developmental disabilities. She often draws upon her experiences and the knowledge she gained while navigating complex systems and organizations, including the special education system in NYS, to meaningfully connect with and assist families and providers. Sheri has held various positions as a volunteer or an employee for more than 12 years. Sheri earned has an MS in Nonprofit Management and is a Certified Mental Health First Aid Responder.

Educational Advocacy Survey

Care Design NY recognizes that, due to COVID-19, everyone is navigating new norms and expectations related to returning to school along with unique and challenging circumstances related to their child's special education needs. To help guide our commitment to provide meaningful support and resources we have created a brief survey. We are asking Care Design NY members (through age 21) and/or their families living in the regions/counties listed below to take 2-3 minutes and respond to our 7 survey questions by clicking here or visiting http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07ehbggjdfkfd9bwcz/start

  • Capital Region 1, 2 (Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Schoharie);
  • Lower Hudson Valley (Rockland and Westchester);
  • North Country (Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, St. Lawrence, Warren, and Washington);
  • Upper Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, and Ulster).

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1-877-382-2942

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Corporate Office Location
  • 8 Southwoods Blvd, Suite 110
    Albany, NY 12211
  • (518) 235-1888

Contact Us

Care Design NY

Corporate Office

8 Southwoods Blvd
Suite 110
Albany, NY 12211

Care Design NY provides care coordination throughout New York State, New York City and Long Island. Click here to view regional coverage areas.

Primary Numbers

  • Main Corporate Office
    General Inquiries
    518-235-1888
  • After Hour Emergencies
    (5:00pm - 8:30am & Weekends)
    1-877-855-3673
  • Compliance Hotline
    For Concerns or Compliance Issues
    1-877-382-2942

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