The Viscardi Center is once again offering an Arthritis Swim Program to the community. Two sessions will be offered this fall on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost for each six-week session is $96.00 per person.
The new "Who I Am" public service announcement from the Office of Disability Employment Policy's Campaign for Disability Employment is now available for viewing and downloading on the CDE website. “Who I Am” features nine real people with disabilities.
A group of 125 job seekers who are enrolled in, or have completed, Abilities, Inc. at The Viscardi Center’s job training and employment placement services participated in the 365/100 Career Fair meeting with representatives from 20+ employers about potential job opportunities and realizing success.
Westbury and Freeport High School students enrolled in Abilities, Inc., at The Viscardi Center’s PROSPER Drop-Out Prevention/Attendance program, providing educational and vocational supports for at-risk youths, were recognized at a ceremony attended by Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice.
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.