About Stuart Flaum

Stuart is personally motivated and sincerely dedicated, helping individuals live self determined and financially secure lives. To that end, Stuart has spent the past 20 years advocating, preparing and designing strategies for successful outcomes.

Stuart was appointed by Governor Cuomo in 2013 to serve on the NY State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, a government agency that addresses the needs of people with developmental disabilities. Stuart is an active member of the Council. Stuart is very excited to serve on the Supported Decision Making Advisory Council.

Stuart has served as treasurer of Parent to Parent of New York State, secretary National Autism Association Metro NY, vice president Strokes of Genius and on the Planning and Advisory Committee Devereux Glenholme School.

Stuart is a graduate of Hobart College and received a Chartered Special Needs Consultant designation from the American College. Stuart is a New York State Housing Navigator and completed training as a Work Incentives Planning and Benefits Practioner. In addition, Stuart is a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners.

Stuart lives in downtown Brooklyn with his wife, Candia. Their son lives in the community with self directed supports and services.