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  • Implementing Behavior Plans Successfully
    May 26, 2015
    Lana Small, Coordinator of YAI's Community Habilitation program, provides her tips on increasing the success of behavior plans. First article
  • Meet New York State's DSP of the Year
    May 19, 2015
    YAI's Nelson Machado, Assistant Supervisor of our Centereach Residence, was named New York State’s Direct Support Professional of the Year recently by the American Network of Community Options and Resources. First article
  • Celebrating 18 Years Together
    May 1, 2015
    Like most couples, Richard and Lesley Sinkin will celebrate their May 4 anniversary by enjoying a nice dinner out. "She likes shrimp. So we'll go wherever she wants," Richard says. First article


  • So Who's Normal?
    November 15, 2014
    Contributor: Marissa Meleske
    She's defied the doctor's expectations and has never been treated by her family 'like a china doll." Our newest Voices Blogger Marissa Meleske describes her purpose in life.
    First article
  • Great Expectations or None at All
    October 24, 2014
    Contributor: Keith Murfee-DeConcini
    Regardless of the economy, the employment expectations for people with IDD remain relatively unchanged.
    First article
  • Taking Away the Right to Vote
    October 17, 2014
    Contributor: Keith Murfee-DeConcini
    As we near the upcoming national election, there looms an unfathomable barrier to people with disabilities as they seek to exercise their most basic and important right as Americans: the right to vote.
    First article


  • Changing the World Is a Walk in the Park
    May 27, 2015
    Join us on Saturday, June 6 at YAI and Broadview Networks Central Park Challenge and create opportunities for living, loving, working & learning. First article
  • Markel Brown Scores High at YAI with NYL's Pre-School Team
    May 27, 2015
    Special moments shared with Markel Brown and NYL's Greenpoint pre-schoolers. First article
  • What Makes You Proud?
    January 28, 2015
    Staff from throughout the YAI Network share their pride about their work. First article

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