#bFair2DirectCare are the voice of 130,000 New Yorkers with developmental disabilities who often cannot speak for themselves. It is also the call to action to remind state leaders that the nearly 100,000 direct support professionals (DSPs) who work for not-for-profit agencies do this work on behalf of the state. These professionals carry out such diverse tasks as […]
City Access New York would like to thank Northfield Bank Foundation and especially Diane Senerchia, the Executive Director, for the generous grant for the expansion of our Career Discovery Project. The Career Discovery Project is a program that is designed to give visually impaired high school and college students the opportunity to work at cultural institutions around […]
During the 2017 Achievement Dinner & Auction Gala City Access New York was presented with citations in recognition of the success in helping people with developmental disabilities and the visually impaired. Office of the President Borough of Brooklyn City of New York The Council Of The City of New York, Steven Matteo State of New York Office […]
Every year, New York Nonprofit Media recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40, who have made great strides in their career and hold the promise of a bright future. This year they have selected our very own Jonathan Marin! The Class of 2017 Rising Stars was profiled in a print journal and recognized at a breakfast awards […]
City Access New York is honored to introduce our new vocational team. Welcome Alsanne Ivery, our new vocational coordinator, and Shakenna Stephens, the new job coach.
A big thanks goes to Holly Bonner, the creator of BlindMotherhood.com and an inspiring advocate for the visually impaired community, who went out to Albany this month to meet with the NYS Commission for the blind. As part of her presentation, Holly mentioned City Access New York and the urgency to fund Employment Programs that hold the […]
Day Habilitation participant, Mathew Beidman, attended the Brooklyn Developmental Disabilities Council Luncheon at Gargiulo’s Restaurant. Mathew enjoyed listening to speeches advocating for people with developmental disabilities. And he thought the food was great also.
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support City Access New York every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same selection, prices, and experience as you always do on Amazon, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase […]
The WAY OUT Charitable Foundation for People with Autism, a non-governmental organization based in Russia, hosted City Access New York and Museum Access Consortium (MAC) during the first week of December 2015 to provide training and consultation for autism-friendly accommodations and programming at Russia’s museums and to share approaches to life and social skills development for […]
Abilities!, a member of the Museum Access Consortium, is a partner in a National Science Foundation-funded project, tentatively titled Human +. The New York Hall of Science museum is leading the development a new exhibit about how technology is used to expand human abilities.The exhibit will be built at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and will travel to numerous […]