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Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, President of SUNY College at Old Westbury, was the commencement speaker on June 26 at Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities.
The Viscardi Center dedicated its fully accessible Viscardi Multimedia Learning Center, made possible by the generosity of John and Janet Kornreich. The facility offers a wide range of new capabilities that will benefit the children and adults with disabilities served by the Center.
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center reaffirmed its support for the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, or otherwise known as the Disability Treaty.
The Viscardi Center announced the recipients of the 2014 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards. The slate includes 12 distinguished leaders of the global disability community who have had a profound impact on improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.
The Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities, hosted the New York Islanders for a wheelchair hockey game.
The Viscardi Center will hold its 2nd Annual Golf Outing on September 9, 2014 at the prestigious Meadow Brook Club in Jericho. The day includes a round of golf, an elaborate cocktail reception and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Center’s employment programs.
The “Angels of Kinky Boots” from Broadway’s Kinky Boots, winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical and recent GRAMMY® Award winner for Best Musical Theater Album, entertained guests at the 32nd the Reach for a Star Luncheon benefitting Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center.
The National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center will host a Think Tank session to assist its member companies in understanding issues concerning disability in the workforce and legislation regarding accommodations and new hiring regulations.
The Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 rule change announced last year by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs went into effect today. The change requires federal contractors/subcontractors to show they are working towards building and maintaining an inclusive workforce.
Students from the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center participated in a Job Shadowing Day at the accounting offices of Ernst & Young in New York City.
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