Written by Will Peters, graduate of AHRC New York City’s Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at the College of Staten Island, the following article was published in the Winter 2019 edition of Autism Spectrum News.
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In October, Self-advocates receiving services through Staten Island Day Habilitation Without Walls's Futures Program voiced their concerns and frustrations at the Metropolitan Transit Authority Board Meeting.
In October, students and alumni from AHRC New York City's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program led two presentations at the Student Leadership Conference at Syracuse University.
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Levy Restaurant Group has made hiring people with I/DD a priority and has made disability inclusion a key hiring initiative at new locations.
Recently recognized at its annual NDEAM Breakfast, David Stone has found a job that sparks his passions, working as a Marketing Assistant for AHRC NYC's Employment and Business Services department.
Volunteers participating in AHRC NYC's ONE-for-ONE program share their thoughts about the experiences they have had while partnering with people with disabilities.
Aspiring writers and self-advocates from AHRC NYC's Staten Island Day Habilitation Without Walls recently toured the headquarters of their local newspaper, The Staten Island Advance.
AHRC New York City was recently featured in a Fox 5 news segment regarding employment of people on the autism spectrum and the technology field.
AHRC NYC In the News: The Rockaway Times Covers Breast Cancer Awareness Event at Far Rockaway Center
On October 11, 2018, The Rockaway Times published an article about the Breast Cancer Awareness Day event, recently hosted at AHRC New York City's Far Rockaway Center.
People living in AHRC NYC's Queens-based residential programs participated in a 12-week education/support group aimed at living with and managing diabetes.
Self-advocates from across AHRC NYC have begun to lobby the MTA for the changes they would like to see in public transit.
Marco Damiani, CEO of AHRC New York City, was honored by Friends of Asha Niketan and Rep. Yvette Clarke.
AHRC NYC's Communications Coordinator, Dylan Watton discusses how his early career as a Community Support Professional continues to impact his work today.
Johanna Milian-Vargas, Higher Education Support Professional, at AHRC New York City's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at Hostos Community College reflects upon her professional career.
Colleagues of CSP, Sanjida Chowdhury, share their thanks and appreciation for the work she does to help people to use technology to communicate and express themselves.
Seth Krakauer, AHRC NYC's Employee Development Manager, was honored by the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals, (NADSP) at its annual conference with the John F. Kennedy Jr. Award for Direct Support Advocacy and Leadership.
Matthew Estep, AHRC NYC's Self-Advocacy Advisor supports people in sharing their passions and interests, on a personal level, and at the state level.
On July 20, 2018, graduates of AHRC NYC's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program participated in the first-ever graduate retreat, a weekend trip to Philadelphia.
Members of AHRC NYC's Augmented and Alternative Communication meetup group served as role models and peer mediators for children at Teachers College on July 19, 2018.
Read the NY Post Article about AHRC NYC's Founder, Ann Greenberg who in 1948 placed a six-line classified ad in the New York Post inviting mothers of children with disabilities to help her to start a day nursery for their children.
The Arc is building a bigger, stronger movement of people with disabilities, parents, siblings, and allies to protect our civil rights and access to vital programs like Medicaid.
In July, students of AHRC NYC's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at the College of Staten Island received fire safety training from the Fire Department of New York's Fire Safety Education Unit.
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