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IAHD Visitation Guidelines – 1/6/2022

By Amy King | January 6, 2022

VISITING GUIDELINES (Based on OPWDD guidance published on 1/4/2022) IAHD understands how difficult and disruptive the temporary suspension of visits to people living in certified settings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic has been to both people we support as well as their families and loved ones. In order to ensure consistent contact with family and…

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2022: The Year Ahead

By Amy King | January 5, 2022

As we look forward to a new year, we reflect on the year past and are grateful for the abundance of support, advocacy and determination of those who helped see IAHD through a second year of this challenging pandemic. While the world braces for surges of variants of the Covid-19 virus, IAHD is at the…

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IAHD celebrates their Direct Support Professionals

By Amy King | September 13, 2021

The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics, Inc. (IAHD) shows appreciation for their DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS (DSPs)throughout the month of September 2021 (and beyond!) In an industry that relies on the talents, dedication and compassion of it’s staff, IAHD – The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics, Inc. has chosen to celebrate and honor it’s Direct Support…

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By Amy King | February 17, 2021

From the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities The COVID-19 Vaccine is an important, safe and effective tool in the fight against the COVID-19 virus.  COVID-19 is very serious and can cause severe medical complications that can lead to death in some people.  The best way to protect yourself from COVID-19 is by getting…

5 Vaccine Myths Explained

By Amy King | January 21, 2021

Myth #1: We can’t trust COVID-19 vaccines because they were rushed The first vaccines for COVID-19 do involve new technology, and they were developed in record time. But it’s not because there were shortcuts in the process. The new technology at the center of Pfizer’s and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines is called messenger RNA, a mRNA.…

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The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics (IAHD) Receives CQL Accreditation and Appoints New Leadership Roles

By Amy King | January 12, 2021

Accreditation received for 2nd consecutive year despite pandemic challenges Tarrytown, NY, January 11, 2021 – IAHD received Quality Assurance Accreditation from the Council of Quality and Leadership (CQL) for a second consecutive year despite the challenging hardships brought on by the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020. This internationally recognized designation affirms IAHD’s ongoing quest to be…

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The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics (IAHD) appoints new Chairperson and welcomes newest Board members

By Amy King | December 18, 2020

Current Board Chairperson retires after 29 years of leadership Tarrytown, NY, December 18, 2020 – IAHD appoints Matthew Kiamie as Chairperson of the Board of Directors effective, November 1, 2020.  Mr. Kiamie succeeds Mary K. St. Mark in her role of Chairperson of IAHD’s Board, as she steps down from the role after 29 years…

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The Time is NOW

By Amy King | October 5, 2020

Thank you to Senator David Carlucci and the legislators working to protect vulnerable individuals in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Community. Funding cuts are devastating many people supported as well as the essential workers they rely on. Further cuts will cause even further damage. “The true measure of any society can be found in how…

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IAHD Day Habilitation Reopening Plans – Phase 1

By Amy King | September 11, 2020

Beginning Monday, September 14, 2020, IAHD will begin to re-open its Day Habilitation programs in the first phase of its plan. Click the links below for more information: Tarrytown Day-Hab Facility (English)Tarrytown Day-Hab Facility (Espanol) Bainbridge Day-Hab Facility (English)Bainbridge Day-Hab Facility (Espanol)

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By Amy King | September 4, 2020

Oppose the 20% Withhold of I/DD Funding THE ISSUE: The NYS Division of Budget (DOB) has directed state agencies to withhold 20% of funding to providers or certain Medicaid Programs. THE ADVOCACY: Please contact the Governor by telephone to let him know you oppose the withholds because of the devastating impact this action will have…