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Meet the Staff: Ariel Cruz

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) 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 Ariel Cruz, residential manager at the Aquebogue residence. Ms. Cruz has worked [...]

By | 2018-03-28T18:19:04+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Getting To Know, Residential Life|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

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