Rose Ball 2016 was a Great Success!
On Friday, June 3rd, 2016, the Crest Hollow Country Club hosted nearly 500 people who celebrated AHRC Foundation’s 66st Annual Rose Ball event to benefit children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Click here to read more.
Walking for Support
The time is now to form teams and get ready to walk in support of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Join us on October 30, 2016 at Eisenhower Park for this special event. Register here.
Join OPWDD at the Regional Forum regarding Sheltered Workshop Transformation
OPWDD announced a regional meeting on Long Island to obtain feedback from stakeholders on the final draft requirements for transforming sheltered workshops into integrated businesses. This is an opportunity for you to give OPWDD additional feedback on the revised plan to transition workshops into integrated businesses. Read more here.
Participate in the Residential Request List Survey
OPWDD is conducting a statewide review of its Residential Request List (RRL), formerly called the NYS CARES registry, and needs your help. Click here to learn more.
Membership Makes a Difference!
Members are cordially invited to attend our annual Luncheon and Fashion Show presented by Birch Boutique and Peter Duffy Furs on Thursday, October 1st on the terrace at Brookville. Click here to RSVP or to become a member.
Read our July 2015 semi-annual COMPASS report by clicking here. Learn more about what’s going on at the program level, how individuals are advocating,and how personal outcome measures are being met.
Another year of cheers for Adam Levine
Adam Levine, a resident of an AHRC group home, has made quite the impression over the past 6 years, singing the National Anthem for the Mets and bringing together so many people to come cheer him on. Read more in this Newsday article.
Celebrating 25 years of the ADA
AHRC Nassau celebrated 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Watch the video here.
Newsday article highlights AHRC Nassau in issues piece
A recent Newsday article shed light on AHRC Nassau and other agencies as it addressed the concerns and opportunities arising with the phasing out of sheltered workshops and funding stopping in 2020. Click here to read the article.
AHRC Awarded Funds from NYSARC, Inc.
Thanks to NYSARC, Inc., AHRC Nassau’s state organization, AHRC program’s are benefiting from grant funds. Read more >>>
New Advantage Care Clinic Location Serves High Need
The Advantage Care Center recently opened its newest health center in Freeport, the Frank & Margaret Riva Health Center. The Long Island Herald wrote an extensive feature highlighting the clinic and what it does for those in our community. Click here for the article.
AHRC Welcomes Stephen Krown
AHRC has welcomed Stephen Krown as the Senior Director of Employment and Business Development. Click here to read more >>>
AHRC Exec. Dir. Announces Retirement
AHRC Nassau is pleased to announce Stanfort J. Perry will become its new Executive Director when Michael Mascari retires at the end of this year after serving 26 years in the post. Click here to read more >>>
Blanche Fierstein Scholarship
Established in 2011, the Blanche Fierstein Scholarship is granted annually to people pursuing an advanced degree in special education and is awarded annually to a person pursuing an advanced degree related to special education. Click here to read more >>>
New Board President Appointed
AHRC recently welcomed new board president, Paul Giordano, to his post. Click here to read more >>>
Adults with Special Needs Spread the Joy of Reading
Giggles and chuckles filled a classroom at Summit Lane Elementary School in Levittown as an adult with special needs read the finishing line to the picture book, Dragons Love Tacos. Click here to read more >>>
65 Years of Progress
View our historical and inspiring video celebrating AHRC’s 65th year of supporting people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Click here >>>