Self Direction is New York State’s current self-determination program. Self-direction empowers people to design supports based on their unique strengths and needs so they can live the life they want. Individuals and families work together with a team to customize services such as Community Habilitation, Respite and more.
Individuals interested in Self-directing their services should *Reside in Cortland, Tioga and Tompkins Counties or parts of Broome, Chemung, Stueben, Seneca, Schyler, Cayuga, and Onondaga counties *Have OPWDD approval for services, *Be enrolled in Care Management services, and *Have HCBS Waiver Services Authorization
Individuals may be referred for services through their Care Manager. Individuals who do not yet have OPWDD approval may contact their local Service Access Coordinator for assistance.
Racker's Virtual Activities are learning opportunities developed by the Family Resource Program. Learn to draw, play games, virtually exercise, and much more!August 5, 2021
Three to Five Year Olds Rockin’ Racker Yoga: A 4 week summer adaptive yoga program run by a pediatric physical therapist. All abilities are welcome, no previous yoga experience necessary! Yoga mats are provided.August 5, 2021
Six to Ten Year Olds Rockin’ Racker Yoga: A 4 week summer adaptive yoga program run by a pediatric physical therapist. All abilities are welcome, no previous yoga experience necessary! Yoga mats are provided.August 11, 2021
Ready, Set Move: A 5 week summer program designed to improve gross motor skills, increase body awareness, social engagement and participate in games and activities with peers. This program is run by pediatric occupational and physical therapists. All abilities are welcome!August 14, 2021
Racker has announced the return of Racker Rivals Big Red in person game for 2021 on August 14th