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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2018

See Me for Me. To us, this means looking beyond someone’s disability and seeing them as a person and not just a person with a disability.  

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Elder Care for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Unlike the majority of aging adults, individuals with developmental disabilities likely do not have adult children to step into the role of guardian or caregiver when their parents are no longer able to parent, or pass away.

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Everyone is One Step Away from a Disability

Not always are disabilities a result of birth defects or congenital disease, but can be caused by other factors such as injury, accidents or medical conditions, and not all disabilities are visible. Anyone can become disabled at any time and require services and adaptations to function within society.

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Team Opengate and The Miracle League of Westchester

The Opengate Miracle League team threw their first baseball of the season on April 22, and will play twice a week at Ridge Road Park in Hartsdale. Currently, there are 41 men and women enrolled in the Miracle League of Westchester from our Without Walls and ICF Day Hab programs.

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The Importance of Community Opportunities for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

  Opengate affords individuals a variety of opportunities to engage in activities within their communities. Through our Day Habilitation program and regular outings Opengate encourages individuals to be fully integrated into their communities. Assisting individuals within their home community helps

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