Getting To Know

Artist in Residence: Joe Ilacqua

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and a variety of programs. With the assistance of the ADD program, individuals work towards their goals.

In the beautiful ADD Wainscott residence, lives Joe Ilacqua. Joe is 56 years old and enjoys a typical routine of attending program each weekday at Maryhaven, where he sees friends […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station|0 Comments

Get to Know the Residences: Aquebogue Residence

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and a variety of programs for consumers. Among these programs, transitional housing is offered, such as the Apartment Treatment Program. With the assistance of the ADD program, individuals can work towards their goal of independent living.

Where is the Aquebogue residence located?

Site 10 is located in Aquebogue, […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|0 Comments

Return to the Gardens

It is June 1 and a beautiful day. A fog is rolling in off of the nearby Long Island Sound but it’s mild and feels balmy. We are visiting Northville Sensory Gardens, affectionately known at Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) as The Farm. As a follow-up to an early spring post about the Gardens, […]

By |June 12th, 2017|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Latest News|0 Comments

Long Island Business News: Building a Community of Caring

BUILDING A COMMUNITY OF CARING

As printed in Long Island Business News: Non-profit Column
June 2, 2017

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) helps to enhance the quality of life for over 160 individuals who reside in 32 of our residential homes and supported housing. ADD is an organization that provides residential options from supportive housing to independent […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Events, Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments

Get to Know the Residences: Evergreen IRA

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and a variety of programs. One type of residence is an Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA). We introduce you to the Evergreen house, located near The Big Duck, a local attraction in Flanders. We spoke with house manager, Taylor Reed for the following Q&A.

Where is the Evergreen […]

By |May 29th, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|0 Comments

Get to know the Apartment Treatment Program

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and a variety of programs, including the Apartment Treatment Program.

The ADD Mental Health Program has four sites, all located in the Riverhead area. Three people live in each residence, and staff works with those individuals a couple of times per week, providing personalized support based upon […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|0 Comments

Honoring Our Nurses

It’s National Nurses Week from May 6 to May 12, 2017 and a special chance to thank our nurses. We decided to highlight the nursing staff and what they do at Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD). We spoke with Ann Toy, who has worked with ADD since 1998.

The typical day as a nurse at […]

Get to Know the Residences: Northville

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and a variety of programs. One type of residence is an ICF, where 24-hour supervision is provided. The Northville house is an ICF and we found out more details about the individuals who live there, near the Long Island Sound in Riverhead.

Where is the Northville house?

It […]

By |May 1st, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|0 Comments

Get to Know the Residences: Lincoln Street

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and a variety of programs for consumers. Among these programs, transitional housing is offered. With the assistance of the ADD program, individuals can work towards their goal of independent living.

Where is the Lincoln Street house?

In the heart of Polish Town, Riverhead, near the bustle of the […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|0 Comments

Northville Sensory Gardens in Spring

Off of the north road, close to the Sound beach in Riverhead is a hidden oasis that is called Northville Sensory Gardens and affectionately known as The Farm. In April and May, everything happens. The gardens come back to life, but not without the help of Ken Friberg, ecology farm manager and his crew, comprised […]

By |April 17th, 2017|Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments