YAI Featured on WFAN
May 19, 2013
Full Story: WFAN.com
Jules Feiman and Sarah Baier joined host Bob Salter on Sunday Morning on the FAN. Just click on Bob Salter's name on left side and you can hear the entire show. First article
Nonprofits Facing Tighter Compliance
May 17, 2013
Full Story: Wall Street Journal
YAI's Chief Compliance Officer Roberta Koenigsberg is featured in today's Wall Street Journal Risk and Compliance Report. First article
A Mother's Day Letter for a Special Needs Mom
May 12, 2013
Full Story: Huffingtonpost.com
This Mother's Day, there will be thousands of moms who don't receive homemade notes or hand-crafted, crayon-colored cards. These moms mother for a smile or a tender touch. They mother because that is simply what you do as a mom. This letter is for the Special Needs Mom, whose child is unable to write or say the words this Mom may long to hear. First article
My Trip to Las Vegas
May 15, 2013
Contributor: Otis Mack
Otis Mack blogs on his recent trip with YAI Leisure Trax to Las Vegas.
Frightened and Angry
April 22, 2013
Contributor: Alem Blount
That's how I feel about the current New York State budget.
People with Autism Are Enriching the World
April 2, 2013
Contributor: Lisa Domican
On World Autism Awareness Day, Lisa Domican – the mother of two children with autism – explains how society can help autistic people with some simple steps. I
- Working Now: Corey Interns at ETSY
March 14, 2013
Etsy, a social commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items enjoys over 22 million members and more than 42 million visitors a month in 200 countries. Etsy's workforce is comprised of many different people with unique talents and backgrounds, all of whom represent the global marketplace. Etsy reached out to YAI in hopes of learning more about the talents of individuals with disabilities and the strengths they could offer to their team. From there, an employment opportunity was created and a partnership was born. First article
- Seeing Beyond Disability: A new era. A new approach.
February 27, 2013
Our field is changing and the needs of the people we support are, as well. Get a glimpse of the future from YAI CEO Stephen Freeman, NYS OPWDD Commissioner Courtney Burke, Self-Advocates and IBM's innovations guru Francoise LeGoues. First article
- YAI: After the Storm
December 27, 2012
Take a tour of two YAI residences that were severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. YAI staff are working to repair the damages and prepare for future disasters. Support The YAI Storm Restoration Fund. First article
Featured Service Openings
- Potential residential openings
In the Bronx and Brooklyn
- Former Bay Ridge Convent Put To Good Use
April 8, 2013A former convent in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of ...
- Conference Empowers, Inspires and Changes Perceptions
March 8, 2013YAI and Premier HealthCare's 9th Spanish-language ...
- Conferencia De La Salud Para Las Familias De Personas Con Discapacidades ¡Gratuita Y En Español
February 26, 2013Novena conferencia de la salud, gratuita y en espa...
- Autism Family Support Series
January 22, 2013
May 29, 2013
An ongoing array of support groups for caregivers of people on the autism spectrum.
- 2013 International Conference
May 6, 2013
May 9, 2013
The dawn of a new era. A global gathering on the future of our field.
- Central Park Challenge
June 1, 2013
Join the movement. Changing the world is a walk in the park. 3K Walk. 5K Run. Family Fun.