YAI International

four men and a child sit around a table and look at the camera
Wed, May 27, 2020
When Ivan Lopez got off the plane for the first time in Saudi Arabia, he understood that the region’s uncompromising beauty was not matched by a wealth of services – especially for people with disabilities. But at the start YAI’s four-month training engagement there, Lopez was ready to make change.
YAI’s Connie Senior meets with attendees during her training session in Seoul, South Korea.
Thu, December 19, 2019
The week before Thanksgiving, Connie Senior, YAI’s Assistant Coordinator of Sex Education, traveled to South Korea to help families, researchers, and direct support staff learn how to best support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) as they navigate their sexuality.
panel of people at table in front of projected screen at UN for national down syndrome day
Tue, March 26, 2019
Last week, to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, a group of YAI staff, self advocates, and family members attended a series of presentations at the United Nations Headquarters. The theme for the day was "Leave no one behind in education."
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