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Psychotherapy is the treatment of mental and emotional disorders through the use of psychological techniques designed to encourage communication of conflicts and insight into problems, with the goal being relief of symptoms, changes in behavior leading to improved social and vocational functioning, and personality growth. Individual, collateral, family, and group therapy are offered. 

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A safe space for male caregivers of people with developmental disabilities.

Are you a male caregiver of a person with a developmental disability? Come and join other caregivers to learn techniques to improve behaviors and interactions ... shoulder to shoulder.

Topics Include: 

  • Understanding Family Roles and Structure
  • Managing Challenging Behaviors
  • Promoting Positive Communication
  • Empowering the Male Caregiver
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Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) is a clinical service that offers assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders. The therapist determines the speech, language, cognitive communication and feeding/swallowing needs of patients along with the best ways to treat them.

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Residential services are provided in NYC, Long Island, Weschester county, Rockland county and some parts of New Jersey. Options include 24 hour supervised residences and less than 24 hour supportive residences. 

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RCAPD provides a continuum of residential options ranging from independent apartment to 24–hour supervised homes in Rockland County.

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The emphasis of day habilitation is participation in the larger community. Most activities occur outside of the day habilitation walls. By participating as volunteers at various organizations, participants have daily opportunities to develop skills; including safe travel using public transportation and community integration.

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The emphasis of day habilitation is participation in the larger community. Most activities occur outside of the day habilitation walls. By participating as volunteers at various organizations, participants have daily opportunities to develop skills, including safe travel using public transportation and community integration.

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Project Grown-Up prepares a parent for dealing with issues around their child's physiological development. The group training sessions assist parents in addressing the interpersonal and autonomy issues of relationships and sexuality with their children.

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Diagnostic evaluations to determine the presence or absence of autism spectrum disorders through YAI's Autism Center and the Center for Specialty Therapy. The Autism Center also provides private pay neuropsychological evaluations to determine a person's levels of functioning in a variety of areas.

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Friday Night Live is a weekly socialization program for young adults aged 18-27 living at home. Activities provide opportunities for socialization, relationship building and the development of social skills and independence. Activities occur on site as well as at various community locations and include dinners out, bowling, movies, etc.

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A weekly program held in Rockland County for adults (21+). It offers the opportunity for participants to socialize and bowl in a non-competitive environment. It takes place at a local bowling alley on Sunday mornings from September to May. Bowlers pay a weekly league fee.

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After hours recreation program for adults.

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YAI ARTS is an innovative arts program in New York City for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities looking to develop their creative voice and become working artists.

Operating as an open studio, YAI ARTS champions individual self expression, encouraging artists to work with the media and topics of their choosing. Artists receive mentorship, portfolio development, access to materials, workshops, art critiques, and field trips to galleries and museums.

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Transition program for ages 17-21 on the autism spectrum. Includes Yoga & Mindfulness, Life Skills, and Kitchen Skills.

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Introducing Cultural Connections, your one-stop shop for entertainment in New York. We are your source for Broadway shows, museums, sporting events, concerts, and area casinos. With one call, we can plan and execute an unforgettable experience, including admission to great attractions, and we even take care of dining reservations and provide accessible transportation.

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