INCLUDEnyc believes every young person should be fully included in school, in the workforce, in the community — and should have access to services and supports to succeed. INCLUDEnyc is the leading source of free training and information for young people ages 0-26 with known or suspected disabilities, their parents, and the professionals who support them.

We offer all programs and services for free:

  • Online workshops and parent support groups
  • Hundreds of resources on topics from birth to young adulthood
  • Disability and special education news, information, & events
  • Multilingual Help Line available in over 200 languages

Call our Help Line at 212-677-4660 (English) or 212-677-4668 (Español). Talk one-on-one with an INCLUDEnyc educator. We can help you:

  • Determine how to support your infant, toddler, pre-schooler, school-age child, or young adult
  • Understand special education, your rights, and supports
  • Identify community resources
  • Learn about public service benefits
  • Develop parenting and advocacy skills
  • Work with youth and families in your community

Other Ways to Connect:

  • Fill out a Help Request Form.
  • Register for a workshop.
  • Visit and to sign up for our email list and view resources.
  • Text SUBSCRIBE to 646-849-1328 for special education news and events. Para recibir avisos a través de mensajes de texto en español, envíe SUSCRIBIR al 646-849-2676.

A Selection of INCLUDEnyc Resources

Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meetings
English / Español

Key special education documents
English / Español

Types of evaluations in special education
English / Español

Turning 5: preschoolers transitioning to kindergarten
English / Español

NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)
English / Español

Federal special education law
English / Español

Mediation and impartial hearings
English / Español

To view hundreds of other special education and disability resources, visit or