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NBDC Distance Learning Workshop
February 17, 2016

2-3:00 pm

Beautiful, The Carole King Musical. The musical of a lifetime.
34th Annual Reach For A Star Luncheon
April 5, 2016

11:00 a.m.

Crest Hollow Country Club

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NBDC Distance Learning Workshop

February 2, 2016

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

Beautiful, The Carole King Musical. The musical of a lifetime.

Star of Beautiful to Perform at Viscardi Fundraiser

February 1, 2016

Chilina Kennedy, lead in the Broadway hit, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, will perform a song set at the 34th Reach for a Star Luncheon benefitting Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center. The Luncheon will be held at 11:00 a.m. on April 5, 2016, at Crest Hollow Country Club

Productivity. Photo Credit: http://maximizeonlineearning.com

NBDC Distance Learning Workshop

January 6, 2016

The National Business and Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is offering an educational online workshop to focus on workplace accommodation as a productivity tool.

Logo: 2015 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards

2015 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards Announced at NYC Event

December 10, 2015

The Viscardi Center announced nine 2015 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards recipients at an event in New York City. The international Awards recognize exemplary leaders within the disability community and their extraordinary societal contributions.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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