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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.
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
Representatives from IAHD participated in a large and successful rally on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the State Capitol. This rally had been in the works for more than a year as Direct Support Professionals, individuals with disabilities, family members, self-advocates and provider organizations throughout the state banded together to educate lawmakers about the valuable and necessary work performed by our Direct Support Professionals. IAHD sent their own representatives to Albany to participate in the rally. Read below to find out how the public voice was heard and how our most valued staff finally received the promise of increased wages from NYS.READ STORY
The individuals supported at IAHD have many medical and behavioral management needs. Visits to various physicians are common place at IAHD and central to the best standard of care for all the people supported by IAHD. In April, the Employee of the Month award went to Chiniqua Williams, who works as the Medical Specialist at the Reynolds house. Ms. Williams was recognized for her continued advocacy, commitment and care of the individuals she supports. The job of a Medical Specialist is a very difficult one, as individuals can be anxious and, thus, somewhat resistant to attending their appointments. Read below to read more about Ms. Williams, and why she is considered to be such a valued employee at IAHD.READ STORY