At ILA, our programs consistently receive praise from our Individuals, their families, and regulatory agencies.Learn more
All of our houses are designed to complement the surrounding community. When entering our residences, you will find a well-appointed kitchen, dining facilities, bedrooms and recreational areas. Our round-the-clock maintenance staff and professional landscapers keep our homes in peak condition.Learn more
Our Community Habilitation Program provides skill-development to Individuals at all levels. The program is offered in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island Monday through Friday.Learn more
From recreational outings and skill building workshops, to volunteering with local charities, we provide Individuals with opportunities for increased independence and socialization in the community.Learn more
14th Annual Golf Tournament
Friday, September 24, 10:30 AM - 8:30 PMThis year’s fundraiser, ILA’s 14th, provides an opportunity for us to look back and bask in the accomplishments made possible by the generosity of our donors.
For information and to register, click here
ILA'S COVID-19 RESPONSEAs the global outbreak of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) continues to unfold, please be assured that the health and safety of our Individuals, families and team members remain our highest priority. All of us at ILA take our responsibility to support Individuals and their families seriously, and we are especially committed to continuing to do so during this time. Helpful resources: Center for Disease Control and Prevention • NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities • NACDD
Vaccination is a vital tool, not a magic bulletThe benefits of vaccination are tremendous. It is the best way to reduce COVID-19 transmission and keep your loved ones safe. It’s an option that we hope all ILA personnel and patients pursue. For answers to some of the most common questions we’ve received about COVID-19 vaccination, visit our special Q&A here!
Webinar: The Facts About Covid-19 Vaccines for Direct Support Professionals
Support staff meet with Individuals at their respective homes and accompanies them to and from each activity. Pre-vocational training is provided at a number of volunteer sites to prepare program participants for possible employment, while giving them a strong sense of accomplishment.
All of our houses are designed to complement the surrounding community. When entering our residences, you will find a well-appointed kitchen, dining facilities, bedrooms and recreational areas. Our round-the-clock maintenance staff and professional landscapers keep our homes in peak condition.
At ILA we offer day habilitation services to enable our Individuals to spend time in the community. From trips to the movies to walks in the park and time at a museum or a local restaurant, we encourage our Individuals to make the most of what New York City has to offer!
We provide first-class care in first-class accommodations to Individuals with developmental disabilities. We teach independence, promote community integration, and offer support and counseling for Individuals and their families.
This week marks Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. It’s an opportunity to thank and celebrate these essential workers who do so much for our community. These caring, compassionate, innovative, and resilient folks make it possible for the disability services field to serve its clients. Moreover, DSPs have continued to support their individuals throughout the coronavirus… [Continue reading] A Week of Recognition: Celebrating DSPs
Are you looking for a career that will challenge you, fulfill you, and change not only your life but the lives of those around you? You may find just what you’re looking for in the field of disability services. Why Choose a Career in Disability Services? This field isn’t for the faint of heart. Rather,… [Continue reading] Why Start a Career in Disability Services?
We get by with a little help from our friends. Everyone needs care and assistance from their support system now and again. Whether it be friends, family, or even professionals, it’s important that we surround ourselves with people who have our best interests at heart. The same can be said for adults with intellectual and… [Continue reading] Family-Professional Collaboration: A Holistic Approach to Transitioning
Developmentally and intellectually disabled individuals have long been relegated to the societal periphery. Yes, services exist to help meet the needs of I/DD people, but their wants are often given far less consideration. As abled and neurotypical members of society, we are rarely faced with the same issue. We’re constantly asked, “What do you want… [Continue reading] Re-Centering Personhood: Person-Centered Planning for I/DD Individuals