In The Mainstream: The Newsletter of Community Mainstreaming Summer 2019

Our Growing Family – From The Executive Director – Eileen McDonald Egan, MPH, MA Donate Now Welcome to All Our New Families and Thank You to All of Our Supporters and Friends for Helping Us Make This Happen 2019 is a year of exciting growth for CMA. We will be adding three homes and 12 […]

Celebrating the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Disabilities Act

July 26, 2019 will commemorate the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). On July 26, 1990 President George H.W. Bush signed this monumental piece of civil rights legislation that prohibited discrimination against people with disabilities and special needs across all facets of life, including transportation, employment, education, and other […]

What Is Community Inclusion & Why Is It a Win-Win Scenario?

Community Inclusion

Community inclusion is important because all people, regardless of their abilities, should be able to participate and engage in a full range of community activities. At Community Mainstreaming (CMA), the principles of community inclusion inform and fuel all of our programs. Continue reading to learn more about community inclusion and how we implement it to […]

Community Mainstreaming Newsletter – April 2019

Community Mainstreaming Live at the Landmark Thank you to everyone who came to see Community Mainstreaming’s band, The Main Attractions, perform on March 24th at the Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington. The music was lively, and attendees had a wonderful experience getting to know our work. Our performers were thrilled to have a […]

Keys to Unlocking Employment Opportunities for Adults with Disabilities

Employment Opportunities for Adults with Disabilities

Finding employment today for anyone can be a challenge, but finding employment opportunities for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD) in the Long Island area can be filled with uncertainty — especially if you don’t know where to look. However, you don’t have to do it alone. The team at Community Mainstreaming offers decades of experience […]

Activities for Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

At Community Mainstreaming, we’re more focused on the types of activities adults with disabilities can do — and less focused about what they can’t. Let’s take a closer look at a few different types of activities adults with disabilities can do at home. Nature Activities for Adults with Disabilities Whether you’re 6 or 62, virtually […]