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I/DD Identification Cards Now Available

A new state law allows identification cards to help assist with emergency responders are now available to individuals with ID/DD needs through OPWDD. The cards are meant to be a means of sharing needs with first responders and others when communication may be an issue. Please note that these are not picture ID cards but could prove to be a valuable aid for our loved ones who require assistance when interacting with others, particularly with emergency personnel who may not understand their needs.  To obtain a card, complete the NYS OPWDD I/DD Identification Card Request Form