Who we are

Since 1957, when IAHD began, we have been significant leaders and innovators in the field of developmental disabilities, while positively impacting the lives of thousands of individuals and their families. We now welcome you to our WEB site and hope that you will learn about the work that we do in enhancing the lives of people with disabilities, their families and those who work with them. Ultimately, it is our hope that you will join our mission of providing creative, dynamic and responsive service to persons with developmental disabilities and their families by:
  • Reaching out and informing those in need of our services.
  • Advocating for building better futures for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • Working with us as a valued employee
  • Supporting us through gifts and donations so that we can continue to provide high quality services.

What we do for NY

  • Educational

    We provide instructional and therapeutic programs for children with learning, language, motor, communication and behavioral challenges. These programs are available to all children who qualify from birth to 21 years of age. Find out more.

  • Adult Day Programs

    IAHD provides a variety of different types Day Habilitation Programs and Work Readiness programs that can accommodate the varying abilities and preferences of the adults who are enrolled in our programs. Find out more.

  • Residential

    IAHD operates a variety of homes and apartments for children and adults, and these homes are located throughout the Bronx and Westchester. Find out more.

  • Social Services

    Handles intakes, admissions, entitlements and Medicaid Service Coordination Find out more.

  • Family Support

    Afterschool and weekend programs are available for children under 21 years of age. Find out more.

  • Community Participation

    From volunteer opportunities to community memberships to neighborhood events, IAHD’s presence within the community is proactive and positive. Find out more.