Disability Rights Activist Willie Mae Goodman Honored on Her 91<sup>ST</sup> Birthday

Over 150 people, including New York State officials, provider organizations, and parents, attended a community block party on May 11th in Harlem, New York City, celebrating the accomplishments of the incredible Willie Mae Goodman, a disability rights activist on her 91st birthday. The event was hosted by Miss Goodman, whose life of advocacy began when […]

Edward R. Matthews Honored as a Healthcare Hero by Schneps Media

On May 12th, ADAPT’s CEO Edward R. Matthews was honored at the 2022 Schneps Media Healthcare Heroes Awards. The event, presented by Catholic Health, celebrates and honors healthcare professionals across New York City and Long Island for their contributions to the healthcare community. Other honorees included Alan J. Murray, Chairman, President & CEO of Empire […]

ADAPT’s Got Talent!

On May 18th, hundreds tuned in for our 10th annual “We Got Talent” talent show, an evening filled with creative expression and community building live-streamed from our 175 Lawrence Ave location in Brooklyn. There was a wide range of talents showcased, including singing, dancing, poetry reading, and musical performances. In total, there were 13 acts […]

ADAPT Partners With the Adelphi University College of Nursing

“Nurses are very valuable and in great demand these days as we all know. There aren’t enough of them working in the IDD field. One factor that can contribute to this, aside from salary, is lack of education and training on how to care for our individuals with IDD. Thus, we developed a partnership with […]