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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

Resident Spotlight: Donna Francis

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 Donna Francis, whose caring personality and energy is inspiring. Donna lives [...]

By | 2017-12-18T13:28:12+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|1 Comment

Resident Spotlight: Christina Cascino

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 Christina Cascino. Christina lives in the Lake View Drive house in [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:32+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

Get to Know the Residences: Horseshoe Drive

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and a variety of programs. One type of residence is an Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA). The Horseshoe Drive house, located in Cutchogue, is an IRA. We found out more details about the individuals who live there, in one of the sunniest towns on Long Island. Where [...]

By | 2017-08-17T14:48:58+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|0 Comments

Get to Know the Residences: Cross River House

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and a variety of programs. We introduce you to the Cross River house, located in Riverhead. We spoke with Marie Graceson, the house manager.   Where is the Cross River house? It is located on Cross River Drive in Riverhead. It’s a very relaxed, laid back [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:34+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|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 [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:34+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|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 [...]

By | 2017-05-29T17:31:33+00:00 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 [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:35+00:00 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 [...]

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 [...]

By | 2017-05-01T00:00:40+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Getting To Know, Residential Life|0 Comments