Inspiration Station

/Inspiration Station

Resident Spotlight: Richard Barros-Sierra and The Main Street Connection

Meet Richard Barros-Sierra, a resident at RISE’s Calverton ICF. He is also one of the first participants to join RISE’s day program without walls called, The Main Street Connection.  Richard has shown incredible growth in his interests and participation since he began at day program. Mr. Barros-Sierra has a support staff with him on a [...]

By | 2018-07-25T13:42:43+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station|0 Comments

Supporter Spotlight: Commercial Cleaning Long Island and owner, Earl Garrison

Earl Garrison dives with the sharks to raise money at Shamrock Shindig 2018 at the Long Island Aquarium. RISE Life Services is grateful to have a strong network of supporters. Many of those who help sustain our fundraising efforts are the companies we work with on a regular basis. They keep our organization [...]

By | 2018-07-19T12:45:24+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Events, Getting To Know, Inspiration Station|0 Comments

Resident Spotlight: Peter Impasto and The Main Street Connection

Meet Peter Impasto, a resident at RISE’s Northville ICF. He is also one of the first participants to join RISE’s new day program without walls called, The Main Street Connection. Peter’s story since his connection with The Main Street Connection is inspiring as he continues to thrive in a routine with activities he truly enjoys. [...]

Meet the Staff: David Glick

RISE Life Services has an amazing team of people, who make a powerful and positive difference every day in people’s lives. We’d like you to meet our staff members and learn more about them. This week, we introduce you to David Glick, the Mental Health Program Director. We interviewed David to help you get to [...]

By | 2018-06-05T17:54:40+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station|0 Comments

Resident Spotlight: Jennifer Roth

Expressing Emotions Through Creativity Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) has 32 residences, from mid-Suffolk throughout the East End. These sites are filled with amazing people and we would like to share spotlight blogs on them as much as possible. This week, we would like to introduce you to Jennifer Roth, an artist and writer [...]

By | 2018-03-09T20:47:58+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

Resident Spotlight: Laurie Force

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) has 32 residences, from mid-Suffolk throughout the East End. These sites are filled with amazing people and we would like to share spotlight blogs on them as much as possible. Today, we would like to introduce you to Laurie Force, who is a cheerful, kind and optimistic woman. Laurie [...]

By | 2018-02-16T15:15:11+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

Transition and the Mental Health Program

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) is focused on extensive training during orientation of staff and an integrative approach to transition for new team members. New staff gets to know the individuals in our programs even before they start work. When joining a recent training session, we learn about the Mental Health Program at ADD, [...]

By | 2018-02-08T16:48:37+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

A Year in Blogs

This blog marks the 12th month of a year publishing weekly blogs about Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD). We’ve told stories of inspiration, talent and overcoming obstacles. We have shared news of events, press coverage and success of our programs. Our blogs have also highlighted various staff and residents, to help readers get to [...]

By | 2018-01-09T21:54:33+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Events, Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments