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Four-day Shopping Event in December to Support The Viscardi Center
December 3, 2015

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Americana Manhasset

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Viscardi Cougars Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
December 5, 2015

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Read about our latest news and check back often to stay up-to-date. 

You may also sign up for our monthly electronic newsletter. This brief news alert will contain the latest happenings at The Viscardi Center, sneak peeks at upcoming events, personal stories about the children and adults with disabilities we serve and also let you how you can get involved in our efforts. 

John D. Kemp, President & CEO

Oops! Trump’s Done It Again.

November 30, 2015

Viscardi President and CEO, John D. Kemp speaks out about Donald Trump’s latest antics, the mocking of a journalist’s disability.

Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr. at his desk

Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr. Posthumously Inducted into Long Island Business Hall of Fame

November 12, 2015

The Viscardi Center’s founder, Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr. was posthumously inducted into the Long Island Business Hall of Fame. The first class included 20 of the most distinguished leaders in the business community. Established by Long Island Business News, it will be displayed at Hofstra University.

Phillip at Computer

Phillip Mayer, Student at HVS, Selected as "Embracing Our Differences" Winner

November 1, 2015

Phillip Mayer, a student at Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, was chosen as one of the winners of the "Embracing Our Differences" competition, an annual juried art exhibit sponsored by the Center on the Holocaust, Diversity, and Human Understanding.

JetBlue logo and students of the Henry Viscardi School on line at airport terminal.

Viscardi Soaring to New Heights

October 14, 2015

A video featuring The Viscardi Center is airing on all JetBlue Airways flights during the month of October – National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The video highlights students from the Center’s Henry Viscardi School.

Stamp reading, Access Denied

NBDC Distance Learning Workshop

October 9, 2015

The National Business and Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is offering an educational online workshop to focus on accessible workplaces.

Yogi Berra

What Yogi Means to the Disability Rights Movement

September 30, 2015

John D. Kemp, The Viscardi Center’s President & CEO, reflects on the influence baseball great Yogi Berra inadvertently had on the disability rights movement.

Joe running in the 2015 Marathon.

Viscardi Cheering On Student Running The NYC Marathon

September 29, 2015

We’re cheering on one of our students as he trains for the NYC Marathon. Read more.

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Viscardi to Join New York State Industries for the Disabled at a NYSID Works! Event

September 8, 2015

In appreciation for thousands of job opportunities for New Yorkers with disabilities, Viscardi will join NYSID in helping its member agencies and corporate partners in facilitating a day of volunteer service by cleaning parks and beautifying communities across New York State.

Female student close up, holding a book

The Viscardi Center Receives $100,000 Grant from The UPS Foundation

August 25, 2015

The Viscardi Center received a generous grant from The UPS Foundation to fund the Emerging Leaders Internship Program for College Student with Disabilities, a competitive program for undergraduate and graduate college students.

Student surfing with assitance

Henry Viscardi School and Surf for All Partner for Third Annual Student Surf Outing

August 24, 2015

With some help from Long Beach non-profit, Surf for All, students of the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center caught some waves and enjoyed an afternoon of fun in the sun.

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