Tag Archives: Housing

Our Goals for 2017

“I want to teach people French, singing in French. And I want to learn to cook pasta.” -Sunnurha Vertus

Top 10 Life-Wire News Service Stories of 2016

Life-Wire News Service had a spectacular first full year.  Here are our most popular stories of 2016. 1- Koko Gets Her PBS Close-Up  Our crew reviewed the PBS/BBC documentary Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks.  Koko lives at the Gorilla Foundation with Penny Patterson, who taught her sign language. -Anthony Pabon 2- Living with Down Syndrome: Eric […]

S.I. Developmental Disabilities Council Rally

The Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council took their message on the road Friday, bringing its Legislative Rally to legislators across Staten Island.  Here is their first stop, where Senator Anthony Lanza had a spirited discussion with the Council regarding new housing for people with disabilities and increasing salaries for direct care professionals. A video of the […]