AHRC NYC commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with its second annual Day of Service.
News 12 Brooklyn: AHRC Praises MTA Pilot Project Bringing Accessibility to Jay Street-MetroTech Station
News 12 Brooklyn broadcast a story about a new accessibility project underway at the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station in downtown Brooklyn, for travelers of all abilities. Self-advocates supported by AHRC NYC toured the station, providing their impressions.
People with intellectual and other developmental disabilities will give back to the community on Martin Luther King Day.
ASN Article: Learning Neurodiversity in a College Program for Middle / High School Students with ASD
The Winter 2020 edition of Autism Spectrum News (page 27) contains an article about Pace University's outreach program with the AHRC Middle / High School, (MHS) in which Pace students mentor MHS students with ASD to create personalized projects related to geography using virtual reality sites on the internet.
In October, MTA New York City Transit launched a pilot Accessible Station Lab at the busy Jay Street-Metrotech station in downtown Brooklyn. NYCT staff are evaluating public feedback from travelers who are using the station's "living lab" to see its potential to make subway stations more accessible for riders of all abilities.
ASN Article: Mental Health News Education, Inc. Announces Honorees of Upcoming Leadership Awards Reception
The Winter 2020 edition of Autism Spectrum News (page 17) contains a special announcement about AHRC New York City's CEO, Marco Damiani, who is among the list of four prominent leaders who will be honored at Mental Health News Education, Inc.'s Leadership Awards Reception in June, at the NYU Kimmel Center.
ASN Article: How Mobile Technology Groups Benefit People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Winter 2020 edition of Autism Spectrum News (page 10) includes an article by AHRC New York City's Technology Deployment Specialist/Trainer, Charles Umaña, who works with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to use new technologies to achieve their own chosen goals.
AHRC New York City residences took part in an experience of a lifetime, sailing on a seven-day cruise to Florida and the Bahamas.
On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the Rivera Fund for Social Policy, in conjunction with the Social Work Department of the College of Staten Island, sponsored a Public Conversation on Employment.
CUNY Features AHRC NYC’s Riggio College Program, Willowbrook Legacy and More in New Mini-Documentary
Our partners at CUNY look back at the dark history of Staten Island’s Willowbrook State School, and show how the College of Staten Island has reversed that shameful legacy to now honor people with disabilities.
AM New York Features Internship Partnership between AHRC New York City and the Department of Social Services
Partnership for Inclusive Internships, a joint effort between the Department of Social Services (DSS) and AHRC New York City, provides internship opportunities to people with physical disabilities, mental illness, and autism, tailoring to specific needs and skills.
Salesforce, a company that employs workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities, interviews AHRC New York City's CEO, Marco Damiani and Shauna Lozada, Marketing Director for AHRC NYC’s Employment and Business Services department, discussing workplace accessibility and the positive results that employees with disabilities have gained through employment.
Bronx News 12 broadcast a story about the artists of AHRC NYC's Artech Collective, who are preparing to display their creative works at The Other Art Fair, the prestigious independent artist showcase, returning for its Fall edition from November 7th through the 11th at the Brooklyn Expo Center.
Canarsie Courier Article: NYS Senator Andrew Gounardes Visits AHRC NYC’s Brookyln Blue Feather Elementary School
The Canarsie Courier has published an article about New York State Senator Andrew Gounardes's recent visit to AHRC New York City's Brooklyn Blue Feather Elelmentary School, to meet with teachers, students, and parents.
Aiyanna Burris, Markel Cardona-Cruz, Jermaine Larmon, and Tiana Harbour secured seasonal work at the U.S Open through AHRC New York City’s Pathway to Employment program.
On Saturday, September 21st the staff and residents of AHRC NYC's Fineson IRA bid a fond farewell to summer with an end-of-summer backyard blow-out!
The Staten Island Advance has announced an upcoming art exhibition in an article about the artist, Joe DeCandido, a graduate of AHRC NYC’s Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at the College of Staten Island. His college experience provided opportunities for Joe to make the most of his artistic talents.
Join us at John Jay College to learn about college opportunities for high school students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and their families
Patch.com has featured an article about a recent international visit to an AHRC NYC program by members of SHEKEL-Inclusion for People with Disabilities, a, I/DD service provider in Israel.
eParent.com Features Story about NYU Dentistry’s New Oral Health Center for People With Disabilities
eParent.com has featured an article about NYU College of Dentistry's new Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities.
A NY Post article extols the benefits that companies can reap when they employ people with disabilities, and includes the story of Jimmy Leahy, who has thrived in his position as a janitor for AHRC NYC's Hudson River Services.
The August 2019 New York Restoration Project Newsletter features an article about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's recent tour of community gardens in the Bronx. AHRC New York City's Howie Stone Adult Day Center was among the Gardens for the City projects that she visited.
People volunteering through AHRC NYC's Day Hab Without Walls program were recognized for their work with The Momentum Project.
On August 6, four people receiving services at Stephen B. Siegel Adult Day Service receieved a tour of the NYPD 61st Precinct.
A summertime barbecue in Prospect Park with AHRC NYC's Church Avenue.