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Vernita Paige Trains Medical Students on How to Care for Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Vernita Paige, President of the ADAPT Self-Advocacy Executive Council and a long-term self-advocate for the intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD), continues to make her mark on the healthcare field by educating future doctors and healthcare professionals about individuals with disabilities. Recently, she presented in a lecture at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as part […]

2024 ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala Raises $650,000 for Supports and Services

Every year, ADAPT Community Network holds the ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala to celebrate the progress we have made and honor notable community members who have made a significant impact on the disabled community. This year’s gala took place on Wednesday, March 13th, 2024, at Cipriani 42nd Street in Midtown. We are proud to share that […]

ADAPT Celebrates Women of the Organization with Tea Party 

On Friday, March 22nd, 2024, during Women’s History Month, Brooklyn Day Programs 1 and 3 held their first High Society Tea Party to honor a selection of panelists who exemplify what it means to be a woman working for or supported by ADAPT Community Network.  According to the New York City Comptroller, 89% of care […]

Supported Decision-Making New York and ADAPT Help Grow Individuals’ Independence

Promoting independence and autonomy in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and providing the tools and supports needed to help people obtain their goals is something ADAPT does every day. ADAPT has had a long-time relationship with Supported Decision-Making New York (SDMNY). For over 5 years ADAPT has supported efforts to help individuals with intellectual […]

Individual Supported by ADAPT Explores His Interests and Expands His Independence

ADAPT’s vast catalog of recreational and educational offerings is one of the most unique characteristics of our organization. We offer hundreds of classes centered around art, music, history, life skills, and more—and this individual shows how our Adult Learning Center participants can discover all of them. Steven has never limited himself to just one interest. […]