New York City promised free preschool to every family, so why do some students with disabilities struggle to find seats?
Shavon Gilliam realized her son Mikel was different about six months after his first birthday. His speech wasn’t developing like most other kids his age, and he didn’t seem to grasp how certain toys worked. “Like a big toy truck — he would turn it upside down and just play with the wheels,” Gilliam said. […]
OVER 200 ATTEND THE 15TH ANNUAL UCP OF NYC GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITING UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF NEW YORK CITY. $250,000 RAISED FOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES OF UCP OF NYC. The 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament was held on Monday September 19th, 2016 at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York. The annual […]
15th Annual Golf Tournament Press Coverage TELEVISION COVERAGE: FOX 5 New York Covers the 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament FOX 5 Good Day Wake Up Covers 15th Annual Golf Tournament PRINT/ONLINE COVERAGE: New York Social Diary Write-Up Teresa Priolo & Erika Wachter to Host 15th Annual UCP of NYC Golf Tournament Teresa Priolo […]
Four-year-old Tristan faces many challenges. He’s legally blind in one eye and has a rare genetic condition called 13-Q deletion. “With this 13 q he’s delayed in every aspect. Physical- mental- educational,” his mother, Crystal Johnson explained. Tristan goes to school at the United Cerebral Palsy of New York City Staten Island. At the center, […]
Back to School: UCP of NYC of Staten Island Offers Integrated and Special Needs Technology Driven Preschool Programs
The Staten Island Preschool Program at United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC) will open its doors to students on September 8, 2016. The UCP of NYC Staten Island School has two (2) classes for typical and integrated universal Pre-K (UPK) students and six (6) classes designed to support special education students. […]