(Dis)Ability Rights are Human Rights


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Who We Are:

We are community members from across Otsego County, NY. We are self advocates, family advocates, friends, local business members and neighbors. 

Our Basic Mission:

To work for a better community for people of all abilities.

What We Do:

Otsego Includes advocates through community education, partnership, and direct action to strengthen the inclusion of Otsego County, NY residents of all abilities by lessening disparity and encouraging acceptance and respect. We do this with the belief that every person deserves an equitable quality of life in their community, and when this is provided the entire community will benefit.   

General Meeting Information

When: 1st Wednesday of the Month

Where: Arc Otsego, 35 Academy St, Oneonta, NY

Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

All Are Welcome!

Please RSVP if possible, as it helps us set up the room - Contact@OtsegoIncludes.org

Interest Group Meeting Information

Interest Groups are made up of Otsego Includes Members who want to work on specific areas of disability advocacy. Each Interest Group is open to anyone who would like to be involved. You do not need to attend the General Meeting in order to attend an Interest Group Meeting. 

                            1.       Emergency Management & Home Healthcare

                                        When: 3rd Monday of the Month

                                        Time: 4:30-5:30pm

                                        Where: Arc Otsego, Oneonta Day Services

                                                        63 Lower River St, Oneonta, NY

                            2.       Medical & Dental Outreach

                                        When: 3rd Wednesday of the Month

                                        Time: 4:30-5:30pm

                                        Where: Springbrook Main Campus, Family Engagement Center

                                                        105 Campus Dr, Oneonta, NY 13820

                            3.       Differing Abilities & Environmental Accessibility

                                        When: 3rd Thursday of the Month

                                        Time: 5:30-6:30pm

                                        Where: Family Resource Network

                                                         46 Oneida St #1, Oneonta, NY

                            4.       Business Benefits & Employment

                                        When: To Be Announced

                                        Time: To Be Announced

                                        Where: CDO Workforce

                                                         12 Dietz St. Oneonta, NY 


Caley Sharratt, OTR/L


Nick Mykytyn

Vice Chairperson

Julianne Pettine