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Looking toward the Future

By Amy King | May 18, 2020

As we begin to look toward the future in our country, state and in our own personal lives, IAHD has begun to prepare for the re-opening of programs and offices.  One thing is for sure; We will never go back to “business as usual.” We have lost people we support, staff and colleagues and we…

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Our New Normal

By Amy King | April 20, 2020

It’s been 92 days since the first person tested positive for COVID-19 in the U.S. and 51 days since the first positive in NY. It seems like an eternity when we could freely walk about in the community with no restrictions on doing the things in life that brought us together like dinner at our…

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An Update from IAHD’s CEO

By Amy King | April 11, 2020

We are settling into a new normal at IAHD. People are getting used to new routines. Unfamiliar faces are becoming new friends, talks of isolation and quarantine sites have become a part of our new world. Life is somewhat solemn as we reflect on the lives of people who have succumbed to a disease that,…

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A Message from IAHD’s CEO:

By Amy King | April 8, 2020

We are grateful to Governor Cuomo for acknowledging and thanking Direct Support Professionals. We owe them a debt of gratitude for their commitment every day. They are not only contending with people who are ill, they have to work those people who do not understand the concept of social distancing or the importance of washing…

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IAHD’s Latest Update to CoronaVirus COVID-19

By Brendon Capriles | April 5, 2020

April 5, 2020 We continue to stay vigilant in these next few weeks as we hear news everyday about the impending apex of the Coronavirus. The peak that Governor Cuomo references during his daily briefings can send chills down your spine in anticipation of what may come; like a scene in a horror movie.  While we…

IAHD’s Update to CoronaVirus COVID-19

By Amy King | March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020 These past few weeks have been tumultuous, to say the least. The CoronaVirus outbreak has changed life as we all know it and it’s certainly changed the way we do business at IAHD. Like the rest of the world, we have individuals we support and staff who have been diagnosed with COVID-19.…

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IAHD’s response to COVID-19

By Amy King | March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020: While we are responding to Executive Orders from the Governor and OPWDD guidance, IAHD’s highest priority continues to be the health and safety of individuals, families and staff as well as the community at large. We continue to be in touch with OPWDD, the NYC and State Departments of Health (DOH) and…

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Coronavirus Update

By Sophia | March 19, 2020

IAHD remains committed to providing you with up-to-date  information as promptly as possible. The health and safety of ALL members of our community is a priority. Our Senior Leadership team is working 24/7 reporting and acting on all issues pertaining to this crisis. We are regularly reviewing our response plans and procedures to ensure the…

IAHD responds to the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19

By Sophia | March 17, 2020

As we continue to respond to the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19, IAHD continues to follow guidance from NYC and State Departments of Health (DOH) and the CDC and are closely following their recommendations. The Day Hab Programs are closed effective today March 17th 3pm. Staff will be redeployed to work with the people we support…

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Mission into Action: CQL Accreditation

By Amy King | December 9, 2019

The Council on Quality and Leadership Press Release 12/4/2019 On June 7, 2019, The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics (IAHD) achieved Quality Assurances Accreditation from CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. This internationally-recognized designation means that IAHD has made ongoing transformation a priority, to positively impact people receiving services, support staff, the organization’s leadership, and…