Mon, September 30, 2019
On September 26, YAI Network school Manhattan Star Academy (MSA) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Upper School at 150 Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan, marking the expansion of the school’s capacity and services. The event, which was attended by New York State Senator Brad Hoylman and YAI’s CEO George Contos, embodied the realization of a decade-long plan to expand MSA’s charter to accommodate students with autism, global developmental delays, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) up to age 21.
Thu, June 27, 2019
While it’s true that change is the one constant in life, that doesn’t make it easy. For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), embracing...
Tue, June 18, 2019
On June 12, Connie Senior, YAI’s Assistant Coordinator of Sex Education and Clinical Curricula Development, went to the United Nations to...
Thu, May 30, 2019
Employing visuals outside the classroom can be a transformative tool for the development, independence, and confidence of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
Tue, May 21, 2019
When the latest car or meal delivery service is only an app away, it’s easy to take for granted how much technology streamlines and simplifies our lives.
Tue, May 14, 2019
Every spring, the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) brings together the world’s largest gathering of Occupational Therapy (OT) professionals to showcase the latest practices in the field.