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  • A Tribute to Fathers
    June 21, 2015
    In honor of Father's Day, we'd like to share a profile of two Dads who share their thoughts on raising a child with special needs.
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  • A Special Role for Preschoolers
    June 18, 2015
    Thanks to a partnership with Bank of America, two students from NYL's Roosevelt Children's Center participated recently in the Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America.
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  • Autism and Social Connections
    June 1, 2015
    Anna Schechter, LMSW, Supervisor of our Hankering for More socialization program, finds it's not that individuals with autism don't want to connect. The truth is that they may not want to connect with others in the black-and-white way we usually think about connection.
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • A First for YAI ARTS
    May 1, 2015
    Members of YAI ARTS recent "Through the Looking Glass" exhibit at New Century Artists, Inc. in Chelsea, marked their first show in a mainstream gallery.
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  • 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.
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  • A Season of Renewal & Reengagement
    May 1, 2015
    Spring is a season of rejuvenation and reengagement throughout the YAI Network. We have a full lineup of events designed to empower, inspire and keep our organization true to its mission.
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