KOL

Should I Bother Applying for OPWDD Benefits During COVID-19?

| TUE, OCT 20, 2020

Many people are under the assumption that government agencies at all levels are still under temporary lockdown restrictions and are not functioning. The reality is actually the opposite. For families…

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What is the OPWDD?

| TUE, AUG 04, 2020

Recently, as part of our inclusion events series, the 14th Street Y presented a webinar with autism advocate and author Ken Siri about Self-Direction services from the OPWDD. Some families have not yet…

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Creating a Sensory Space at Home

| THU, APR 30, 2020

Hi everyone! It’s Antonio, the Inclusion Program Manager at the 14th Street Y. Last month, I wrote with some ways that families can help children with special needs adapt to…

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For Special-Needs Families Stuck at Home

| TUE, MAR 24, 2020

Hi everyone! It’s Antonio, the Inclusion Program Manager at the 14th Street Y. Essentially, my job is to ensure that any person with developmental disabilities who comes through our doors…

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Making Space for Inclusivity at the 14Y

| WED, DEC 11, 2019

As the Inclusion Program Manager at the 14th Street Y, it is my privilege to welcome children with special needs into our community through our KOL Program, and help make…

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Autism Awareness Month: Four Ways to Show Support

| FRI, APR 06, 2018

This April may be bringing more snow than showers thus far, but it’s also a special month because it is Autism Awareness Month! At the 14th Street Y, we welcome…

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