News and Events

Southern Tier Connect is where you are; we are committed to coordinating the highest quality supports and services for the individuals and families of our beautiful region of New York. With offices located throughout the Southern Tier, we are pleased to offer news and events that will bring us closer to the individuals and families we serve.

February 12, 2022: Disabilities Forum with Tom Abinanti

Tom Abinanti, NYS Assemblymember and Chair of the NYS Assembly Committee on People with Disabilities, is fashioning a list of 2022 priorities, and is seeking your input! Here are some ways you can get involved. First, Mr. Abinanti invites you to share your...

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Springbrook Therapeutic Horse Program

Don't miss this opportunity to participate in Springbrook's Therapeutic Horse Program! Applications are now being accepted for Horse Program Scholarships through the Springbrook Foundation. Up to 10 vouchers may be awarded to a person, to be used for therapeutic...

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Move with EDD Virtual Fitness Classes

EDD Adaptive Sports is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating sports programs for individuals with disabilities. Their goal is for people with disabilities to experience joy, independence, and adventure through participation in sports. EDD partners...

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Special 2-Part Webinar Series: Summer Camps

It's never too early to think about summer...learn about the summer camps in YOUR area! Please join us for a special Summer Camp two-part webinar series Wed Jan 19 & Wed Jan 2611:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ESTSession 1 - January 19 ARISE, Camp ARCO, Pals, and Lions Camp...

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Special Webinar with College Works

CollegeWorks is a two-year post-secondary program for young adults with developmental disabilities on the campus of Mohawk Valley Community College. The goal of the program is to provide the training necessary for students to obtain employment at the time of...

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Racing to the Top

Thomas Slicer is a very determined 27-year-old man. When he sets a goal for himself, he completes it, no matter what it takes. He excels in many areas, but he is particularly accomplished in athletics. Lately, Thomas’ main passion has been for running. On October 10,...

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Finding A Place of One’s Own

Patrick Keenan lives in a private apartment in Oneonta with his two small dogs, Chip and Dale. Chip and Dale have been close companions of Patrick since they were pups and they take daily walks together throughout the neighborhood. Often, they’ll take different...

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Special Guest Webinar with InclusiveU

Syracuse University is known all over the world as a leader in disability and higher education. At SU, we celebrate disability because it makes our campus stronger, more diverse, and much more interesting; until everyone is included, there is no real inclusion for...

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Special Webinar with NY Project Hope – Broome County

New York Project Hope is A FEMA-funded program that provides educational services, resources, and referrals to Broome County residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Wednesday, Dec 1 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ESTNY Project Hope helps New Yorkers understand...

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