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WHERE THERE’S LIFE, THERE’S CHANGE.

ADAPT Community Network, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, is the leading human service not-for-profit and a pioneer in providing cutting edge programs and services for people with disabilities. Every day, we build a more inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through education, technology, health, residential and recreational programs in all five boroughs.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Jun
16
Fri
FREE WORKSHOP AUTISM SERIES- PARENTING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD) @ The Graduate Center, CUNY
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE WORKSHOP AUTISM SERIES- PARENTING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD)
DATE: Friday, June 16th, 2017
TIME: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
LOCATION: The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016

DESCRIPTION: This workshop will focus on exploring the joys and difficulties of caring for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

PRESENTED BY GARY SHULMAN
Gary Shulman, MS. Ed. was the Program Director of Social Services, Training Coordinator and Special Camp Fair Coordinator for Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (RCSN) for over 24 years. He transitioned 3 years ago from that position to the role of consultant/trainer on a private basis. Prior to RCSN, Gary was the Special Needs Coordinator for the Brooklyn Children’s Museum for 10 years, a multisensory interactive learning environment. He began his career working with children with and without disabilities as a Head Start teacher for 5 years. Gary’s passion is bringing relief to families of children with disabilities as well as to the professionals who support them.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Parents, family members, caregivers and professionals who want to enhance the lives of children, teenagers & young adults. Although our primary focus is for individuals who have autism, we welcome anyone who strives to achieve the same goals.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
BY EMAIL: familyconnect@adaptcommunitynetwork.org
BY PHONE: 718-436-7979 EXT. 704
All attendees should bring a photo ID to present at the lobby security desk.

**Childcare not available**
Limited MetroCards for family members will be provided
FUNDED BY NYC COUNCIL’S AUTISM AWARENESS INITIATIVE

ADAPT All-Stars Basketball Team Schedule @ Southeast Bronx Neighborhood Center
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our All-Stars Basketball Team, participants in the Southeast Bronx Neighborhood Center basketball league, are extremely competitive. The team is two-time champions of the league, check them out this season!

Full schedule:
March 17- ADAPT vs. AHRC
March 31- ADAPT vs. SUS
April 28- ADAPT vs. SEBNC
May 12- ADAPT vs. Esperanza
May 26- ADAPT vs. AHRC
June 16- ADAPT vs. SUS
June 23- Final (teams TBD)

Jun
23
Fri
ADAPT All-Stars Basketball Team Schedule @ Southeast Bronx Neighborhood Center
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our All-Stars Basketball Team, participants in the Southeast Bronx Neighborhood Center basketball league, are extremely competitive. The team is two-time champions of the league, check them out this season!

Full schedule:
March 17- ADAPT vs. AHRC
March 31- ADAPT vs. SUS
April 28- ADAPT vs. SEBNC
May 12- ADAPT vs. Esperanza
May 26- ADAPT vs. AHRC
June 16- ADAPT vs. SUS
June 23- Final (teams TBD)

Jun
25
Sun
Achilles Hope and Possibility Race @ Central Park
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Achilles Hope and Possibility Race @ Central Park | Charleston | South Carolina | United States

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Each year, ADAPT Community Network, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, takes part in the Annual Achilles Hope & Possibility Race.

The Achilles Hope & Possibility Run/Walk celebrates and inspires athletes of all abilities and brings nearly 7,000 people together each year for this sold out event. Team ADAPT is proud to participate alongside Achilles International, with whom we have a long-standing relationship with.

This year’s race will be held on Sunday, June 25th at 9:00 am, with both a 4 mile run option and 1.5 walk option.

We hope you’ll join us as we continue to build awareness and advocate on behalf of people with disabilities. Funds raised from this race go towards the important ongoing programs and services at ADAPT Community Network.

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ADAPT Highlights

QUALITY

Recognition from the Council on Quality and Leadership
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PARTNERSHIPS

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EDUCATE

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INDEPENDENCE

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