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YAI National Institute for People with Disabilities

YAI: National Institute for People with Disabilities

 

YAI: National Institute for People with Disabilities
460 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Contact Person: Link Department
Phone Number: (212) 273-6182
Fax Number:  
Email:  
Web address: http://www.yai.org/
Number of Yrs in Service: 50 years
Mission
Statement:

Our mission is to build brighter futures for people with developmental and learning disabilities and their families. We believe that each individual, at every age and level of ability, has the potential for growth and is entitled to the same dignity, respect and opportunities as all other members of society. 

 

 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired x Visually Impaired x
Emotional / Psychiatric x Traumatic Brain Injured
(prior to 21 years)
x
Developmental Disabilities x Physical Disabilities x
Learning Disabilities x Autism x
Medically Fragile x
Other Disabilities:

 


Ages Served:

0 to 5   22 to 65 x
6 to 21   65 and over x


Recreation Services Provided:

Arts   Team Sports  
Biking   Tennis  
Camps   Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social   Swimming  
Other Recreation:

 


Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention   High School  
Pre-School   Post Secondary  
Elementary/Middle School   Pre-Vocational  
Professional   Assessments  
Other Education:

 


Transportation Services Provided: *

Public   Travel Training  
Private      
Other Transportation: *By local public school district.

 


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes x Supported Apartments x
Other Housing:

 


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship   Assessments  
Pooled Trusts   Disability Rights Advocacy  
Supplemental Needs Trust   Disability Support Groups  
School Advocacy   Sexuality Awareness Counseling  
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services:
 
 


Medical Services Services Provided:

Clinical Services   Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services  
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy  
Occupational Therapy   Physical Therapy  
Other Medical Services:
 


Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training x Supported Employment x
Pre-Vocational Training x Competitive Employment x
Vocational Counseling      
Other Vocational Services: