Tue, October 29, 2019
On October 27, Newsday honored YAI’s Long Island region with a Top Workplaces 2019 award. Long Island, where more than 500 of YAI’s 4,000 staff are employed, offers a full range of services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) including housing, socialization programs, and vocational training.
Fri, June 08, 2012
Jonathan Goldwasser, a YAI residential supervisor, smiled as he watched from a distance as people gathered for a YAI Job Fair in Elmsford recently. "You're here for the job fair?” Erica, a member of YAI's Westchester Self-Advocacy group asked. "Please sign in." As Erica stapled two pages of a job application, the applicant asked, "I don't have a resume with me. Is that OK?" "That's fine," she said with a reassuring smile. Helen, another YAI Self-Advocate, guided the applicant to a room where he...