Senator Martin Golden to be recognized by ADAPT and Brooklyn Developmental Disabilities Council for Work in Pay Increase for Direct Service Professionals

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New York, NY – NYS Senator Martin Golden will visit ADAPT Community Network’s (formerly United Cerebral Palsy of New York City) Brooklyn facility to be recognized by the leading New York City disabilities organization and the Brooklyn Developmental Disabilities Council for his leadership in gaining the $45 million increase in pay for Direct Service Professionals in this year’s New York State budget. The increase in funding comes as part of the year and a half long bFair2DirectCare campaign, which was ardently supported by Senator Golden and other legislative leaders of the both Houses.

Senator Golden will meet with adults and children served at ADAPT. He will visit TechWorks, as ADAPT is the leading provider of Assistive Technology in NYC and the regional center for technology, chosen by the New York State Assistive Technology Act Program (TRAID). Senator Golden will be accompanied by Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network, as well as DSPs, other program staff, individuals, advocates, and parents.
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