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Staten Island Day Program Visits With College Of Staten Island Disabilities Course

On January 20th, program participants at the Staten Island Day Program participated in the Disabilities Studies course at the College of Staten Island, taught by Dr. David Goode. Visitors included Mike Corbett, President of the Staten Island Self-Advocacy group, Stephanie Wyler, Vice President of the Staten Island Day Habilitation Self-Advocacy Group, and Gerard Mills, outgoing […]

Lights, Camera, Action!

Individuals from the 5030 Broadway, 154th, and 137th day program locations demonstrated their acting talents in an adaptation of “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis. Together with the assistance of Theatre Specialist Brigid Donovan, a group of talented individuals put on a remarkable performance in front of their peers. The production […]

Sensor Technology Increasing Independence

UCP of NYC has been working with SimplyHome, an organization that has an extensive product line and services for independent living. SimplyHome’s product line allows people with disabilities to live more independently. Products include medication dispensers as well as emergency response and environmental controls that enable individuals to operate beds, lights, TVs, doors, and more […]

Partnership with Mouse and Cooper Hewitt Spurs Innovation

For the past five years, UCP of NYC has worked in partnership with Mouse, a national youth development nonprofit that empowers high school students to create technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in the world. On January 17th, seven individuals from UCP of NYC participated in interviews with 20 Mouse Design League […]