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Advocacy Services

The Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc. (LICIL) is a not-for-profit, non-residential advocacy center controlled by and serving persons with disabilities.

Service and seizure response dogs have a magical effect on their recipients. They assist with physical and emotional needs – enabling a person to achieve greater independence, confidence, and happiness overall.

The Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc. (THE LIAC) is a private not-for-profit agency dedicated to protecting the legal rights of students and individuals with disabilities.

Letter to Legislators

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

Health Care Reform

Press Releases

EAST MEADOW, NEW YORK, April 11, 2017 – Paul Giotis, Vice President of Operations, EPIC Long Island, was among a distinguished group of professionals to receive a royal honor on April 6th: he was named King of Long Island by Star Network. The lively event, held at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck,…

EAST MEADOW, NEW YORK, February 20, 2017 – At its Annual Dinner Gala celebration on January 26, EPIC Long Island honored the contributions of three local leaders and a Long Island family who have taken an active role in helping the nonprofit provide social and health services to more than 10,000 individuals…

EPIC Long Island mourns the passing of Claire Agdern a volunteer, Board member and staunch advocate for individuals with epilepsy. Her service to the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island spanned 43 years, beginning with her role as President of the Epilepsy Foundation’s South Shore Auxiliary, a group of volunteers dedicated to raising…

The Epilepsy Foundation is pleased to support legislation introduced today that would allow children and individuals with epilepsy and debilitating seizure disorders to access cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) has introduced the Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014 (H.R. 5226) to remove therapeutic hemp from the Controlled Substances Act…