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IAHD’s commitment to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families remains as strong as ever, but quality programs require abundant resources. Your donations will help us support people by making their expression of choice and hope possible.


Solutions for everyone

Family Support Services

IAHD provides a multitude of supports and services to assist individuals and their families with accessing the full range of resources available to them. Medicaid Service Coordination, parent training, respite and entitlement assistance are just a few of the services we offer to individuals and their families. Every activity upholds IAHD’s commitment to assisting families.


Residential Services

Home should be a special place that offers comfort and provides a sense of belonging. IAHD’s homes are located in urban and suburban settings in both Bronx and Westchester Counties. Individuals are encouraged to become active members of their community by participating in all of the events their neighborhoods have to offer. Our homes and apartments are available to fit different needs and lifestyles.


Day Services and Individualized Supports

Our Day Services and Individualized Supports program assists individuals with helping to achieve personal dreams by offering creative activities specifically tailored to one’s interests. IAHD also provides therapeutic skills development to maximize opportunities for learning, self-actualization and socialization. A broad menu of options allows people to explore, discover and choose what works for them.


From the Blog


IAHD Celebrates Its 49th Annual Awards Dinner at the Marina Del Rey

IAHD moved the venue for its annual awards dinner this year, and on a beautiful evening, with an unbelievable view of the Whitestone and Throgs Neck Bridges, IAHD’s friends, families, sponsors, allies, staff and partners, came together to celebrate the agency’s successes and to recognize the people who have played essential roles in the agency’s success. Continue reading to find out who received honors this year and who won the raffle ticket for the trip to Cabo.


Employment First for New York and for People Supported by IAHD

In September, 2014, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed an Executive Order that led to the creation of an Employment First policy in New York State. The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities also identified employment as a goal in its transformational agreement with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. To align itself with these objectives, IAHD submitted and was awarded a Balancing Incentive Grant to assess, train and assist individuals to gain paid employment opportunities. Read below to learn more about IAHD’s successes in helping people enter the work force.