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.
A performance of the solo show, My Life on the Spectrum, held at BRIC in Brooklyn. explores Dane Brandt-Lubart's experiences and insights as a person with autism.
The Staten Island Advance has published a video about artist, Joe DeCandido, a graduate of AHRC NYC’s Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at the College of Staten Island.
Staff members, Board members, and self-advocates from several AHRC NYC programs visited with legislators in Albany and Washington D.C. to make their voices heard.
AHRC New York City's 70th Annual Dinner was held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt New York.
The 39th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner honored five local athletes, two dedicated partners of the AHRC New York City Foundation, and the legacy of one of New York City’s most beloved sports stars, Thurman Munson.
On January 17, 2019, AHRC NYC staff, guests, and students gathered at the Harvard club to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the founding of AHRC NYC's Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Volunteers from Comcast NBC Universal joined the staff of AHRC NYC's Fisher Adult Center in Harlem to
help beautify the facility as part of its nationwide volunteering campaign.
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.
Philip Proctor and Sandra Moody of AHRC NYC presented at the CQL Biannual Conference held in Indianapolis from October 16th through October 19th, 2017.
With support from his Residential Habilitation Counselor, Luis Rodriguez is using technology to connect with his community and to learn more about his interests.
Thousands of people with disabilities and friends joined together in New York City on Sunday, July 9, 2017, to celebrate and embrace inclusion, awareness, and disability.
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
Self-advocates receiving services through AHRC NYC traveled to Albany to meet with their legislators, to discuss their opinions and to affect change.
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.
DSPs deserve a living wage, but without support from Governor Cuomo, many of these professionals will be forced to find other work outside of the disabilities services field, leaving a void in the care of people with disabilities.
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.
During the week of March 15, 2016, AHRC Middle/High School hosted 10 student interns from New York University. They were able to gain an understanding of how the school operates and what the students do each day.
Schmitty the Weather Dog joined the children of Esther Ashkenas Central Park Early Learning Center to teach the students and staff about weather terms through sing-a-longs and other fun activities.