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  • Delayed Openings on Long Island
    January 25, 2016
    Our Brentwood and Commack Day/Employment Programs are on a two-hour delayed opening this morning. First article
  • Transformation Panel Draft Recommendations Released
    January 11, 2016
    New York State's Office for People With Developmental Disabilities has just released the Transformation Panel's recommendations for our service system. You have the opportunity to comment through Jan. 22, 2016. We are posting the report, "Raising Expectations, Changing Lives," for your convenience. First article
  • Memories are Short; Create a Paper Trail
    January 4, 2016
    Bonnie Schinagle, a special education attorney, shares her advice to parents of children with disabilities. Learn more by attending our upcoming Autism Family Support Series on Jan. 14, 2016. First article


  • My Florida Adventure
    December 22, 2015
    Contributor: Melanie Martin
    Hello. This is Adventure Girl again writing another blog entry. And who can forget that spaghetti and cheese I had? We had breakfast before going to see the dolphins at Dolphin Research Center in the Grassy Keys.
    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


  • 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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