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Notable Media Mentions
It’s Time for Small Businesses to Take Digital Accessibility Seriously
Via Hello Alice – Hello Alice, an AI-powered tool for small business owners, teams up with The Viscardi Center’s Digital Accessibility Services and National Center for Disability Entrepreneurship (NCDE).
School Dog Helps Bring Graduation to the Students
Via FOX 5 NY – Several members of the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center’s faculty — including Sunny, the staff facility dog — celebrate Viscardi’s Class of 2020 with surprise graduation drive-by ceremonies.
Who Holds Elected Officials Accountable When It Comes to Employment?
Via The Hill – The Viscardi Center’s President & CEO John D. Kemp explains why policymakers must make disability employment a priority.
LI School for Children with Disabilities Hosts Veterans Day Parade
Via Pix 11 News – The Henry Viscardi School lines its hallways with over 100 teachers and students as it hosts its inaugural Veterans Day parade.
LI Workers with Disabilities and the Challenges they Face
Via Newsday – An employee at The Viscardi Center discusses some of the obstacles she encountered while seeking a job.
John Kemp is Fighting for What’s Right
Via American Healthcare Leader – The Viscardi Center’s President & CEO John D. Kemp is a long-time advocate for people with disabilities—and now, he’s making dental care more available to them.
Extraordinary Senior: Jazmine Duran Advocates for Those with Disabilities
Via Newsday – An ambitious high school student from the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi School is featured as one of Newsday’s 2019 Extraordinary Seniors.
TODAY’s Puppy with a Purpose Starts New Chapter
Via NBC’s TODAY – Sunny, trained on-air by a handler from Guide Dog Foundation over the course of a year and a half, becomes the first facility dog at the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center.
Job Horizons Widen for Those with Disabilities
Via Christian Science Monitor – The Viscardi Center’s Chief Program Officer among experts weighing in on the global employment outlook for people with disabilities.
Making Business Websites Accessible for the Disabled
Via Newsday – The Viscardi Center’s Digital Accessibility Services highlighted in story about website accessibility for people with disabilities.