"Sy Zielinski has been a leader in the developmental disability field for 40 years.

Zielinski knew early in his career that he wanted to make major changes in Rochester and surrounding areas as he began to recognize the geographic locations of care for the developmentally disabled.

When Zielinski became director of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities Service Office in the Finger Lakes area, a position to which he dedicated most of his career, people received services in large, isolated and culturally uninformed institutions set apart from their families and communities."

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