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Vacations and Travel for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

    The world is your oyster! Or, if you don’t eat oysters, perhaps a Sweet Pickle Tour through New England offered by Search Beyond Adventures would be tastier. Adults with developmental disabilities and their caregivers have a menu of

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Employee of the Month, August 2016

  August, 2016 Employee of the Month is Danaejha Gray, elected by a vote of her peers. Danaejha has been an employee at Opengate since August 17, 2015.  She is currently a full time Direct Support Professional at our Day Habilitation

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Inclusion for Adults with Disabilities is Vital

  We are far away from the times when adults with disabilities were warehoused in places like Staten Island’s Willowbrook School. Additionally, we’ve made progress in our country with the creation of agencies such as Opengate which offer real homes

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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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The Summer Appeal and the Impact of Donations

Opengate’s summer appeal was well received and we are thankful for donations which help us provide services uninterrupted. But, summer isn’t over yet, and our appeal for donations continues. The future of Opengate is always evolving, as well as our

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