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Buy a pair of ACLD socks and ACLD receives $2 per pair!

Friday, January 4, 2019

John’s Crazy Socks is a father-son venture inspired by co-founder John Lee Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome. John’s affinity for crazy socks paired with his love of making people smile made our mission clear: we want to spread happiness. Through John’s Crazy Socks Giving Back Program, ACLD receives proceeds of the sale of … Read More

ACLD Brick Campaign

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Leave your mark on ACLD Foundation through the Brick Campaign, a new recognition program at the Fay J. Lindner Family Complex in Bethpage offering permanent donor recognition. Commemorate a special occasion, honor a loved one, or celebrate a milestone by engraving a brick or paver in the beautiful courtyard gardens adjacent to ACLD’s administrative offices … Read More

#bFair2DirectCare: Staffing Crisis Continues

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Urges Governor & Legislature to “Finish the Job” and Fund Living Wage for Direct Support Professionals A bipartisan collection of current and new state legislators joined parents, self-advocates and non-profits that support people with developmental disabilities on Long Island this week to call for funding that allows direct care workers to finally receive a living … Read More

Long Island Elite Selects ACLD as Charity Partner

Thursday, June 28, 2018

ACLD has been selected as Long Island Elite’s (LIE) 2018 Charity Partner of the year, bringing together two organizations to raise awareness and funds for a program that focuses on providing employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  LIE members, professional and business leaders across all sectors, will work together fundraising for ACLD … Read More

Saks Fifth Avenue Showcases RewearAble

Friday, December 8, 2017

RewearAble was striking a pose within the world-famous window display at Saks’ flagship Fifth Avenue location this summer. Beginning in the last week of July, out-of-stock merchandise and donated clothing from Saks 5th Avenue employees was collected and made visible to the public in five windows adorned with the RewearAble logo. The mountain of clothing, … Read More

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ACLD Earns National Accreditation from CQL

Monday, May 15, 2017

In a move that speaks volumes to ACLD’s commitment to a person-centered approach to ensuring people with autism, learning and other developmental disabilities can pursue enviable lives, the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) has awarded ACLD with a three-year National Accreditation. CQL is dedicated to raising the bar for organizations like ACLD in defining, … Read More