We serve the "people-based," often hidden community of people affected by disability in the metropolitan NYC area. Nearly 22 million people live within a
In the last U.S. census, 19% (nearly 1 in 5) Americans said they had a disability. A disability is a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities. These disabilities include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, PTSD, depression, deficits in speech, hearing & vision, spinal cord injuries (quadriplegia & paraplegia), brain injuries, dementia,
We assume that about 4.4 million people (1 in 5) in Metro NYC have a disability. The physical disabilities are initially more obvious, while the mental ones are not as clear to see. We seek to serve both types.