The Viscardi Center recognized nine exemplary leaders in the disability community who are reshaping societal perceptions and making significant changes in the quality of life of people with disabilities.
The Viscardi Center announced today that it has joined with Henry Schein, Inc. to create Project Accessible Oral Health (PAOH), an international public-private partnership that will raise awareness of, and address the significant need for, increased oral health care for people with disabilities, thus improving their overall health and quality of life.
Chef Loi, executive chef at Loi Estiatorio in NYC, served up gourmet Greek at The Viscardi Center in support of the Center’s culinary skills training program, which prepares adults and adolescents with disabilities for in-demand careers in the food service industry.
Alexa Williams, Henry Viscardi School Class of 2016 Salutatorian, will appear on the annual national education media event, American Graduate Day 2017, airing live on public media stations from coast-to-coast on Saturday, October 14.
The clip highlights how JetBlue’s partnership with The Viscardi Center strengthens its aim to enhance passenger accessibility, as well as its commitment to broadening the horizons of employees with disabilities.
Henry Viscardi School students, grades 6-12, and students from the Center’s Youth Transition program participated in a VSA playwright program throughout the 2016-2017 school year thanks to a contract with the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.