Current Events

Autism Family Support Series
July 17th - October 29th, 2014
FREE for caregivers of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

Groups in English, Spanish and Mandarin

Free Education Workshops

July 29th - November 6th, 2014
Open to individuals, families, professionals and caregivers and FREE.
Groups in English, Spanish and Mandarin

Resources and Supports: Navigating the System for People with Developmental Disabilities
August 20th - November 5th, 2014
FREE Open workshop
Every Wednesday from 10am to 12pm through November 5th. Drop in at the Advocacy Resource Center, 460 W 43th St, 11 Floor, New York, NY 10001.

Wine & Shine
September 18th, 2014
National Institute for People with Disabilities of New Jersey presents "Wine & Shine: An Evening of Magical Music," a night celebrating and honoring some of those in the community who have helped us make a difference, hosted by Hackensack University Medical Center. 

New Jersey Conference
October 10th, 2014

Free Conference for New Jersey Families and Caregivers What you need to know about Autism Spectrum Disorders: Medication, Technology, Transportation

The YAI Gala 2014
October 16th, 2014
All proceeds will support the YAI Network, offering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities a comprehensive range of services across the life span.

Sexually Speaking - A full day workshop on Sexuality and People with ID/DD
October 24th, 2014
This workshop will help the attendee understand what it means to be sexually consenting. It will also help the attendee to understand the questions which may be asked of them in order to help an agency identify what someone knows about sex and about agreeing to or not agreeing to have sex.

YAI's Annual International Conference
May 4th - May 7th, 2015
This annual event is a unique, comprehensive, “one-stop” opportunity to learn about cutting-edge best practices from an international community of people dedicated to creating opportunities for individuals with disabilities to live, love, learn and work as valued members of society.