Inclusion Programs

Celebrating Our Canine Friends

| THU, AUG 26, 2021

Jacob Waltuck Since National Dog Day is on August 26, it’s worth mentioning that of all the pets we love and keep, dogs are one of the most special. This…

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Celebrating International Youth Day with the 14Y

| WED, AUG 11, 2021

International Youth Day is a day to celebrate young people’s voices and actions as well as their unique engagement in social issues. In recent years, youth engagement has increased, especially…

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Music to Help You Concentrate

| THU, MAY 13, 2021

Jacob Waltuck: Concentrating on your work and priorities, like working from home, can be very hard, but there are plenty of ways to do it. One of them is playing…

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Building an Inclusive New York Together

| SAT, MAR 27, 2021

March is National Development Disabilities Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all areas of community life, as well as awareness to the barriers that people…

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Sharing Joy and Laughter on International Day of Happiness

| SAT, MAR 20, 2021

I love laughter. I love to make people laugh, and I love to laugh. Some of the memories I cherish most are memories of laughter with friends and loved ones.…

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Hilarious Food Experiences on National Let’s Laugh Day

| FRI, MAR 19, 2021

National Let’s Laugh Day is a reminder that we all need humor in our lives. It’s boring being serious all the time, and it’s wonderful to laugh as much as…

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Special People with Developmental Disabilities in the Arts

| SAT, MAR 13, 2021

Having a developmental disability can be a challenge and a blessing. A multitude of people with developmental disabilities have left a huge impact on others. The individuals I would like…

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Kindness Brings People Together

| WED, FEB 17, 2021

Being kind to others is very important, not just because it’s something we all need, but also because kindness brings people together. National Random Acts of Kindness Day is an…

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Kindness is Volunteering

| TUE, FEB 16, 2021

Kindness, for me, is an important way of connecting to my community. Volunteering at a local soup kitchen is one of the ways I like to show that kindness. I…

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Celebrating National Mentoring Month

| SUN, JAN 17, 2021

It’s January, and that means it’s National Mentoring Month! This month, our 14Y community is celebrating and elevating the mentoring movement—something most of our programs participate in year-round. Our Early…

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