Dear Governor Cuomo, We are adults with intellectual and physical disabilities who depend on people who provide human services. They are people we turn to when we need help, and they support us to use our abilities in daily living and in pursuing our goals. People who provide human services are part of our daily life. […]
The 2018 crop of Staten Island Yankee players and their manager talk about the upcoming season with Lifestyle for the Disabled correspondents Sam Stone and Antonio Pabon. Video by Mario Papa. Edited by Mario Papa and Richard So.
While Hurricane-turned-Tropical-Storm Jose is making its moves in the Atlantic, it’s making its presence known along the coast with high surf and riptides. It won’t be coming here, Andre Fitzgerald assured us. It’s going north and turning east. Rain here, but more in Long Island tonight. We decided to go to the beach and see […]
My day of being in a wheelchair is horrible. It’s horrible because of my circumstance. I want to be able to walk like other people. I want to kick a ball like other people. I want to be like a normal person. Not because I’m normal now, you know what I mean? I want to […]
“Quiet on the set! 5 – 4- 3- 2 …” And so began a new Lifestyles for the Disabled community partnership with Community Television (CTV), a place where we can to go to produce television shows. We visited the studios on Cable Way in Mariners Harbor and were impressed with the knowledgeable people who work […]
Sal DiBenedetto salutes our sailors, in New York for Fleet Week
Plans are moving forward to establish a charter school that addresses the needs of children who are having difficulty learning because they are dyslexic. “We’ve got a problem on Staten Island. Students, our children, with dyslexia are going to public schools and their needs are not being met,” said Laura Timoney, the borough’s deputy director of […]
The crowd is going wild. The cheerleaders are pumped. Brian coolly dribbles in, shoots and sinks the winning basket. Brought to you through the magic of a green screen. Members of Lifestyles Media Department traveled to New Dorp to join the high school students at Staten Island Tech for some cool sessions in their TV […]
Members of Lifestyles Media Department traveled to New Dorp to join the high school students at Staten Island Tech for some cool sessions in their TV studio. In addition to a control booth and three video cameras, the studio is equipped with a green screen. The creative juices were flowing with all the possible visual effects […]
Laura Martocci, PhD, is seeking works by artists with disabilities for an exhibit sponsored through a grant from the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs grand awarded by Staten Island Arts.