Patricia Birbiglia, a resident of Bellmore and the former Director, Youth Transition Services and Placement at Abilities Inc. at The Viscardi Center, was honored on March 14, 2013 for her tireless advocacy and countless educational and rehabilitative community efforts.
The Viscardi Center today announced the recipients of a new international Award designed to identify and honor people living with disabilities for their work and influence on the global disability community of more than one billion people.
The National Business & Disability Council has made recommendations to policymakers and regulators related to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ proposed Section 503 rules requiring federal contractors to employ as many as 7% of their workforce be people with disabilities.
In a continuing effort to support job seekers with disabilities and provide employers with relevant information regarding the employment of people with disabilities, the National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center and the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) have signed an agreement.
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, a comprehensive resource for Fortune 1000 companies seeking to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace, marketplace and supply chain, has signed a corporate sponsor agreement with DiversityInc.
Abilities, Inc. at The Viscardi Center, in partnership with AAA New York, is hosting a CarFit educational program on Friday, April 19, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at its campus located at 201 I.U. Willets Road in Albertson. The CarFit evaluation is free but an appointment is required.
Students welcomed American Idol finalist Elise Testone to the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, an accredited model academic school for grades Pre-K through 12 that serves children with severe physical disabilities.
Leading Organization Serving People with Disabilities Renamed The Viscardi Center Name Change Recognizes Founder and His Unique Vision
Abilities!, a network of non-profit organizations providing a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower people with disabilities, announced it is now operating under the name The Viscardi Center which recognizes its founder, Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr.