As we celebrate Autism Acceptance Month we share the story of an AHRC NYC elementary school student and his dad who worked together to develop a comic book series.
The Spring 2022 edition of ASN features an article about Sam Wilkinson, a graduate of AHRC NYC’s Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program (MHREP) at BMCC, who also matriculated at Hunter College.
ASN: Student with Autism Proposes Colleges Provide More Support Enabling People with Disabilities to Earn a Degree
The Spring 2022 edition of ASN features an article about Meghan Mattei, a student of AHRC NYC's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program, who is speaking up for more opportunities for students with disabilities to earn a degree.
Autism Spectrum News published an article about a popular virtual Friday Night Dance Party hosted by staff from AHRC NYC's Camping and Recreational Services, bringing together people supported by the program to mingle and share talents.
Luisa Frias and Jouan Pepin are just two of the many incredible staff members of AHRC New York City’s Home Care Services. They have taken different routes before finding a rewarding career at AHRC NYC.
Teaching comes naturally to Blanca Rodriguez, a Rehabilitation Home Care Counselor with AHRC New York City’s Home Care Services. She enjoys working with people with disabilities and teaching them new skills.
A White House roundtable with parents and staff from AHRC NYC to discuss investments in human infrastructure, including salaries for Direct Support Professionals.
A group of students with Project SEARCH became first-time gardeners while attending AHRC NYC’s Sprouts of Joy Volunteer virtual gardening project.
AHRC New York City’s Community Partners s are currently offering more than 60 virtual courses per week, in addition to nearly 65 mock interviews per week for individuals seeking employment.
AHRC Middle High School student, Cylas Sanders writes and illustrates his first book.
Amid the pandemic, Johnny Anzalone channels his passions into remotely-held chair yoga classes, inspiring his students with disabilities to reach for their goals.
ASN: Tenants Celebrate Two Years of Independent Living in New Residential Model for AHRC New York City
The Spring 2021 edition of Autism Spectrum News features a story about the residents of Parkside Terrace, an affordable housing residence in the Bronx that provides a home for people with disabilities.
AHRC New York City’s partnership with The Museum of Modern Art Educators is bringing the best out of some artists with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
People supported at AHRC NYC residences and staff members expressed relief when receiving their first COVID-19 vaccine.
Autism Spectrum News: AHRC NYC-Pace University Partnership Boosts Middle High School Students’ Confidence, While Parents See a Future
Included in the Winter edition of Autism Spectrum News is an article by Lynn Berman, detailing the longstanding service-learning partnership between AHRC New York City and Pace University under the pandemic.