Artists from AHRC NYC's Kings Highway Adult Day Center collaborate to create a gift for the organization's new CEO, Marco R. Damiani.
Marco Damiani, Chief Executive Officer of AHRC NYC, talks about his involvement in the field services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recent changes in the field, and Partners Health Plan, (PHP).
AHRC New York City's 69th Annual Dinner was held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt New York.
Join us on Saturday, May 5, 2018 for AHRC New York City's 69th Annual Dinner!
Jamel Mills uses an Augmented and Alternative Communication device to communicate his words, but his self-expression extends beyond words to Broadway performances and poetic movements.
Musical performances held at Broadway’s Jerry Orbach Theater on December 6th and 13th, 2017 delighted audiences with the talents of performers with disabilities and professional Broadway actors.
AHRC NYC staff highlight the opportunities that our community partnerships have provided to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families.
With support from his Residential Habilitation Counselor, Luis Rodriguez is using technology to connect with his community and to learn more about his interests.
AHRC Middle High School's graduation ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in the Regina Pacis Basilica Chapel.
People participating in AHRC New York City's Day Habilitation without Walls program gathered at the Stapleton Library on Staten Island, as part of Tech Group, an ongoing effort to learn about new technologies
On Friday, April 21st, 2017, Social Work Interns gathered on the penthouse floor of AHRC New York City Headquarters to attend a luncheon held in their honor.
Self-advocates receiving services through AHRC NYC traveled to Albany to meet with their legislators, to discuss their opinions and to affect change.
We are pleased to bring you the second edition of Speaking Up for What Matters, AHRC NYC's publication which highlights the efforts of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities as they speak up for themselves, define their own life goals, and engage with their communities.
Artist Cory Tyler has been making traditional artwork for all of his life. Thanks to new technologies available through AHRC NYC's ArTech, he now has a whole new medium to use when he creates.
The lobby of AHRC New York City Headquarters is currently adorned with an exhibition of artwork recently created by people receiving services through EBS Brooklyn.
On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, guests including public officials, state office representatives, provider agency representatives, community members, and families joined together to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Willowbrook Mile, in a ceremony held on the campus of the College of Staten Island.
William Caballero's creative work was celebrated during an artist reception event held in the lobby of AHRC New York City Headquarters on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.
Paul Scherzinger is speaking up about transportation issues for people with mobility impairments. He would like to create an accessible rating system to be used by people with disabilities as they travel throughout New York City.
As attendees gathered to check-in at the Disability Pride Parade, AHRC NYC staff asked them for their shirt sizes, and provided each person with a free T-shirt to wear during the parade. The light grey shirts were decorated with a design that was created specifically for the event by artist, Jabriel Perez.
"I have all the credentials and qualifications to be a good office administrator," says Danielle Levine, but the diploma she earned is often not accepted by employers. She feels this is unfair, and she's willing to fight to show that she can do a great job.
We are pleased to bring you the first ever edition of Speaking Up for What Matters a new AHRC NYC publication which highlights the efforts of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities as they speak up for themselves, define their own life goals, and engage with their communities.
Chad’ DeRoche's latest creative work is the song, Presidential Remix, a rap about President Barack Obama and the importance of elections in the United States.
On the evening of Tuesday, February 9, 2016, attendees of the 36th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner joined together at the Grand Hyatt Hotel to pay tribute to this year's honorees, as well as to support the efforts of the AHRC New York City Foundation.
When asked about his other art projects, Chad says, “I want my own songs,” while opening his iPad. He launches the Garageband app and begins to scroll through a long list of songs he has created, finally selecting a song called Big Blue Remix. He pushes the PLAY button and a beat begins, followed shortly by a dual vocal track featuring Chad himself.
The Hudson Park Library hosted an artist reception in honor of Jerry Cruz on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. AHRC New York City staff members, people receiving supports and services at Betty Pendler New York League, family, and friends were in attendance to view a series of portrait paintings that Jerry has created over the past few years.