We were so happy to welcome a group of talented young Irish dancers who attend school at Long Beach Catholic School and the Long Beach Middle School for an Irish celebration at CP Nassau on March 18th.  We were also honored to have our very own have bagpiper extraordinaire (and volunteer and Board of Directors…

Senator Kemp Hannon, who is Chair of the Senate Health Committee, met with his constituents and took a photo outside his office.  Assemblymember Aileen Gunther came out of session to meet with the group and take a picture. Thank you to everyone involved for taking the time to meet and discuss important issues. Robert, Francis,…

  PHOTO caption:  Pat Quinn from CP Nassau (left)  joins Grayce Nix (in front of table) and Access Club members at the bake sale.  Club Moderator, Gina Esposito is second from right Grayce Nix, a student at Nassau Community College (NCC) and a member of the Access Club, organized a bake sale on St. Patrick’s…

CP Nassau was invited to attend the screening of a film at the Gold Coast International Film Festival in conjunction with the ReelAbilities Film Festival and the Furman Film Series, and participate in a panel discussion on March 16 in Great Neck.  The film, Margarita with a Straw” is a lovely, one-of-a-kind story about a…

The Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, Inc. (CP Nassau) hosted the 12th Annual Polar Bear Plunge benefit fundraiser on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park, Beach & Marina in Oyster Bay. It was a beautiful day with temperatures feeling like Spring!  The festivities got underway at 1 p.m. and kicked off…

Please watch this video and hear directly from Direct Service Professionals and family members with personal stories about the need for better salaries for the dedicated and skilled workers who assist people with developmental disabilities.  This is about Oregon, but it is also true in New York State and elsewhere.  The video is really well-made…

Thank you to the Freeport Nautical  Mile Merchants Association for sharing some of the proceeds of their recent St. Patrick’s Day Crawl with CP Nassau.  Over 15 establishments participated in this fun event on a beautiful day!  Special thanks to Diane Nappi of Rachel’s Waterside Grill for help in coordination with CP Nassau! Thank you…

Please read this article that provides a clear picture of current salaries for direct service professional and why funding of the $15 per hour wage issue is so critical for organizations like ours that assist individuals with disabilities.   READ: State Wage Hike Intensifies Staffing Challenge For Health Care Providers

PHOTO:  Students from the Children’s Learning Center and adults who participate in programs at CP Nassau join (standing left to right) Karen Geller-Hittleman, CP Nassau Assistant Executive Director; Senator Carl Marcellino, Bob McGuire, CP Nassau Executive Director; Dr. Joseph Brofsky and Jean Copozzi from the CP Nassau Dental Office.   The New York State Dental…