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Healing Voices

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) recently participated in a special event held at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead. The event, featuring both a symposium on Destination Dignity and a showing of the film Healing Voices, was offered as part of Mental Health Awareness week. The New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitative Services (NYAPRS) […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled & Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue Team-up

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) and Spirit’s Promise continue to work together in various ways. In a previous blog, we mentioned that Marisa Striano, owner of Spirit’s Promise was helping to find ADD a miniature horse for the Northville Sensory Gardens (and farm) as a companion horse for Cassidy, the miniature horse that lives […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Latest News|0 Comments

Community Food Pantry

Growing to meet the needs of our community
For those who read ADD’s blog and website, we have written about our food pantry in the past. Now, we are excited to share that we are working on an expansion to this program. Currently, the ADD Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments

Building a Community

Learn more about our recent initiatives to expand our involvement in the community on Long Island.
Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and programs. To be more detailed, ADD operates over 30 homes. We also help residents to be a vital part of their community. More recently, ADD has begun initiatives to become […]

By |September 18th, 2017|Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments

Press Release: Aces & Races is the first of its kind to combine three events into one evening

Aces & Races FUN-raiser is the first of its kind to combine go-cart racing, casino night
and Long Island tastings
For immediate release: Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) presents a brand new event unlike any other fundraiser. This event is called Aces & Races to be held on Wednesday, October […]

By |September 10th, 2017|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled to Host Meet & Greet at Northville Sensory Gardens

For immediate release, August 21, 2017: Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) will host a first-ever meet and greet with the executive director at the Northville Sensory Gardens on Sound Shore Road in Riverhead on Saturday, September 16 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The purpose of this event is to bring the community together. The ADD […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Estate Planning with Aid to the Developmentally Disabled

Estate Planning: When – Why – How
Estate Planning: what is it exactly? When should we start discussing it? It is recommended that anyone at the age of 55 and older should make time to explore estate planning. Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the management of your estate during your life […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments

Aces & Races: A new kind of FUN-raiser

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) presents a brand new event unlike any other fundraiser you’ve attended before. This event is called Aces & Races to be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6 to 10 p.m. at RPM Raceway in Farmingdale. What makes it different?

Aces & Races is three events for the price […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

ADD at Alive on 25 in Riverhead This Summer

Mental Health Awareness is a key initiative and a goal of Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD). Our staff and ADD’s mental health advocacy group, in collaboration with the Organization for Mental Health, is working on promoting an anti-stigma campaign.  This summer, we have reserved a booth at Riverhead’s Alive on 25 to increase awareness.

Alive […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Events, Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments

Northville Sensory Garden: A Model for the Industry

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) staff was recently invited to attend the grand opening of a new sensory garden in Shoreham at AHRC, another organization helping the developmentally disabled. This event was significant for ADD because our sensory garden was directly used as a model for the design of AHRC’s new garden.

About two years […]

By |July 3rd, 2017|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Latest News|0 Comments