Chris and Queenie Build Their Life Together Through the Support of ADAPT

Meet Chris and Queenie, two residents within our Landings IRA. Chris and Queenie have been together for nine years after meeting at our Day Hab program. “I didn’t like Chris at first,” Queenie says, “but after spending more time together, that changed.” Today the couple is engaged and lives together. Chris and Queenie formerly lived in separate residential locations offered by ADAPT. But with […]

ADAPT Provides Opportunities for People Supported to Obtain Free Home Modifications

An accessible home environment can make a difference for those with disabilities and older individuals by helping them maintain or achieve independence. Over the years, ADAPT has successfully helped many families with home modification through our Doorways to Independence program. The program offers funded home modifications such as wheelchair ramps, stairlifts, accessible bathrooms, and more […]

ADAPT Joins the MAC Panel to Discuss Virtual Accessibility for People with Disabilities

ADAPT Community Network joined the Museum, Arts, and Culture Access Consortium (MAC) panel to discuss virtual access to cultural programming for people with disabilities. MAC is an organization that strives to increase access to New York City’s cultural institutions for the disability community. The pandemic has led to the transition from in-person events to virtual […]

Celebrating 50 Years With Adapt

This year marks Patty Sprofera’s 50th anniversary at ADAPT Community Network. Patty has always been an advocate for people with disabilities. As a child, she attended events and programs held by ADAPT formerly, United Cerebral Palsy of NYC, and helped raise awareness and funding for the cause. Before joining us in 1971, Patty worked as […]