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WHERE THERE’S LIFE, THERE’S CHANGE.

ADAPT Community Network, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, is the leading human service not-for-profit and a pioneer in providing cutting edge programs and services for people with disabilities. Every day, we build a more inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through education, technology, health, residential and recreational programs in all five boroughs.

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Events

UPCOMING EVENTS
Apr
28
Fri
ADAPT All-Stars Basketball Team Schedule @ Southeast Bronx Neighborhood Center
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our All-Stars Basketball Team, participants in the Southeast Bronx Neighborhood Center basketball league, are extremely competitive. The team is two-time champions of the league, check them out this season!

Full schedule:
March 17- ADAPT vs. AHRC
March 31- ADAPT vs. SUS
April 28- ADAPT vs. SEBNC
May 12- ADAPT vs. Esperanza
May 26- ADAPT vs. AHRC
June 16- ADAPT vs. SUS
June 23- Final (teams TBD)

May
3
Wed
Free Autism Workshop Series @ The Graduate Center, CUNY
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Toilet Training Made Easy for Children with ASD

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

DESCRIPTION
Come learn a simple, “hands-on” approach to toilet training your child or student with special needs! You will be able to take home some valuable tips and tools to use for toilet training right away!

PRESENTED BY NADINE MAHER
Nadine Maher, M.Ed., BCBA, is a NYS certified General/Special Education teacher and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She specializes in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) as it applies to teaching young children with Special Needs and coaching caregivers and teachers. As a former teacher and now a Clinical Supervisor in the field, Nadine has extensive experience in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and in the training of parents, caregivers and teachers on behavior management strategies

All attendees should bring a photo ID to present at the lobby security desk.
**Childcare not available**
Limited MetroCards for family members will be provided
FUNDED BY NYC COUNCIL’S AUTISM AWARENESS INITIATIVE

“We Got Talent” @ Lawrence Avenue Location
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
May
10
Wed
Workshop for Early Childcare Professionals- The Value of Visuals
May 10 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

(Registration deadline is May 8th)
The Value of Visuals in the Early Childhood Classroom- The importance of using visual aides and strategies to enhance children’s communication and self-management skills.

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ADAPT Highlights

QUALITY

Recognition from the Council on Quality and Leadership
Michael Putis and Anne Ross, CQL Personal Outcome Measures® (POM) Certified Trainers, continue to carry the torch for quality.
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PARTNERSHIPS

NYU Professor Allan Goldstein honored for disability studies course
Recognized for his work in disability advocacy, we are proud partners with Professor Goldstein and NYU's Disabilities Studies course.
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EDUCATE

Day program and Staten Island College team up for a course
Staten Island Day Program individuals participated in the Disabilities Studies course at the College of Staten Island, taught by Dr. David Goode.
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INDEPENDENCE

Increasing independence through medical technologies
We have been utilizing SimplyHome technologies, an organization that has an extensive product line and services for independent living.
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