IAHD Champions

July 22 @ 4:52 pm

Rallying for Rights in Albany

At the beginning of April, IAHD Tarrytown staff and some of our Champions took a trip up to Albany to participate in a rally organized by the New York Disability Advocates (NYDA) with their fellow self-advocates. The purpose of the rally was to advocate for a 3.2 % Cost of…

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July 22 @ 4:52 pm

A World of Possibilities

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. As a part of their celebration of this month and this year’s theme, ‘A World of Possibilities’, the New York State Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD) opened itself up for submissions from individuals and organizations around the state for their digital art gallery, featuring…

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July 22 @ 4:52 pm

IAHD’s Board of Directors Gains a New Member

Congratulations to IAHD Self-Advocate and IAHD Champion Jodi for being selected as the new liaison for the Board of Directors here at IAHD! The application process was not simple; she had to express interest in the role, submit her resume, and go through a round of interviews to prove her…

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July 22 @ 4:52 pm

The IAHD Champions Win Major Award

On September 19, some of the IAHD Champions, our self-advocacy group, attended a regional conference held by the Self Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS). There, the Champs were awarded the New York City/Westchester County Region Self Advocacy Group of the Year! Rima, one of the group’s members, is…

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July 22 @ 4:52 pm

The IAHD Champions’ Summer 2023 Collaboration with Westhab

In July and August, the IAHD Champions self-advocacy group ran a service project in collaboration with the organization, Westhab. With guidance from Westhab, the Champs held a drive at the Tarrytown Day Habilitation program for personal care and hygiene items to be donated to migrant families currently displaced in Yonkers…

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