AHRC NYC Telehealth Program Is Perfectly Timed: Cerebral Palsy Associations of NYS Grant Paves the Way

A timely telehealth grant is providing hundreds of vulnerable New Yorkers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) with access to an emergency room doctor from an AHRC New York City group residence amid the Coronavirus outbreak, without the stress of having to go to a hospital or urgent care and risk exposure.
By |2020-05-13T11:08:06-04:00May 13th, 2020|General Interest|

ESSENTIAL to Families

Families are craving connections with their loved ones now more than ever. With Valerie living in Long Island and unable to visit her sister at the AHRC NYC residence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, staff members have found a solution until the sisters can be together in person again.
By |2020-04-17T09:38:20-04:00April 17th, 2020|Essential Connections|

NYS Senator, Chuck Schumer: Support hazard pay for essential workers

Published via Newsday is a message from NYS Senator, Charles Schumer, arguing that the Heroes Fund legislation must be included in the next round of emergency relief in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, which has devastated residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the state , as well as the essential workers who support them.
By |2020-04-16T14:36:29-04:00April 16th, 2020|Press|

Queens Daily Eagle: Through tragedy, group home staff show up for New Yorkers with disabilities

COVID-19 has taken the lives of group home staff members, leaving behind heartbroken colleagues who still report to work every day, even as they deal with their own grief. This article from the Queens Daily Eagle shares the stories and heroic efforts of AHRC NYC's Residential Services staff as they care for their residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
By |2020-04-13T20:46:32-04:00April 13th, 2020|General Interest, Press|
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