The CP Nassau FRONTLINES Newsletter provides news and updates as we continue to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  

As new cases  of Covid -19 markedly decrease in our Agency and in the NY area, Bob McGuire, CP Nassau Executive Director expresses thanks to all those who played a role in the battle to keep the individuals we serve safe and well cared for. He also looks ahead to the future and the planning…

Olivia Platania is a certified personal trainer, professional dancer with the Brooklynettes, and trainer at Rumble Boxing! Every week she holds a virtual online workout class, asks participants to make a small donation to join the class, and picks a different charity to donate 100% of proceeds to. The week of April 20, she selected…

Gina and Vincent Centauro have worked as licensed contractors on Long Island for a decade. While running their contracting business, Truly Unique Designs, the Franklin Square couple began to notice the hardships of the families whose homes they were renovating. Vincent said some clients couldn’t pay for additional improvements that were desperately needed, while others…

One day in April, 2020, CP Nassau’s Dina Granados was looking at the Instagram Explore Page.  According to Dina, “ I saw one of the pictures from CP Bayville shared by the account “A Special Community.” The account is run by Dr. Kerry Magro, a professional speaker and author on the autism spectrum. As an…

 OPPOSE OPWDD RESIDENTIAL CUTS! Go to www.cpstate.org/advocacy   As you know,   OPWDD has proposed almost $250 million in cuts for certified IRA and ICF residential programs.  The public comment period ends on July 1. These proposed OPWDD cuts will eliminate the occupancy adjustment resulting from vacancies and slash reimbursement in half for days when individuals are in the…

Bob McGuire joins the Director of Physical Plant Maintenance, Phil Polito and department member, James Lucas to demo the new E-spray technology that the Agency will be utilizing, along with other equipment, to maintain the cleanest and most sanitized environment possible at our facility and residences. Learn more here https://multi-clean.com/electrostatic/

Today we held the final graduation ceremony for the Upper Graduates of the Children’s Learning Center, Class of 2020, and just like the 2 previous celebrations, it was wonderful! The grads recognized today were Arileydi Baez DeJesus, Tiffany Barrow and Nicholas Roman. Kevin Loughlin, the school Principal welcomed the group and thanked all the students…

Since as long as I can remember Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County has been apart of my life. My brother, Philip, now 42, was born with Cerebral Palsy and attended the Children’s Learning Center (CLC) at 18 months old and eventually transitioned to the Adult program when he was 21 years old. As his younger…

Today was the second graduation ceremony for The Children’s Learning Center Class of 2020. The graduates honored and recognized today were Zain Ali, Roderick Justice, Gregory Smith. Principal Kevin Loughlin welcomed the grads and their families and friends as well as so many staff members who had gathered on this beautiful sunny day for the…