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  • Nets’ Markel Brown Connects with Preschoolers
    March 30, 2015
    Less than 24 hours after scoring a career-high 17 points for the Brooklyn Nets, rookie guard Markel Brown faced a tough crowd at the New York League for Early Learning's Greenpoint preschool for children with disabilities.
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  • POMs in Action
    March 11, 2015
    Personal Outcome Measures (POMs) is changing the way we think throughout the YAI Network. We are listening to the individuals we support and working with them to provide them with the services they feel they need to live a quality life.
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  • Urging Respect for Workforce
    March 10, 2015
    Full Story: Huffington Post
    Our Direct Support Professional (DSP) Matthew Gross makes his case for the nation's 'invisible workforce' of DSPs, who have great responsibilities supporting and advocating for people with disabilities, yet few recognize the importance of their role.
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  • Urgent: Contact NYS Legislators and Leaders Today!
    March 5, 2015
    Even though New York State has a $6 billion surplus from bank settlements and both the Senate and Assembly have identified an additional $300 million in revenue, the word from Albany is that they may not be willing to use any of it to invest in supports and services for people with developmental disabilities.
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  • It's Not Snowing, But We Have Delays
    March 5, 2015
    Thursday morning's snow has prompted some schedule changes in our programs and services for Friday, March 6. We will update as we receive information.
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  • Sloppy Morning Ahead
    March 2, 2015
    Overnight snow throughout the New York metropolitan area has left some areas with slick road conditions. The following are ongoing changes to our schedule of programs and services for Monday, March 2, 2015
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  • A Slippery Morning Commute
    February 9, 2015
    With snow, sleet and ice in the New York metropolitan area, including New Jersey, Long Island and Westchester and Rockland counties, we are providing ongoing schedule changes to our services and programs as we receive the information.
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  • Recovering from Storm
    February 2, 2015
    It's slow travels on Tuesday throughout the New York metropolitan area. This means some changes in our service and programs. We want to keep the individuals we support, their families and staff informed of schedule changes. We will provide ongoing updates as soon as we receive information.
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