The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law 32 years ago today. It was a landmark achievement and life-changing legislation. So much work has been done, so much has been achieved, but there’s still more work to do. On this anniversary, we would like to share a personal story from executive director Dr …

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of our colleague, Gabriel Gherasim. Gabriel had been with CIDNY since 2017 and most recently served as the Borough Manager for Manhattan for the NY Connects program.
Gabriel was born in Romania and came to the United States from Italy as a refugee. After graduated high …

Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York Announces Retirement of Executive Director Susan M. Dooha and the Appointment of Dr. Sharon M. McLennon-Wier as CIDNY’s New Executive Director
New York, NY, July 06, 2021 – The Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) announced that Susan M. Dooha, J.D., is stepping down after …

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