Special Love For The Special You: ACANY At AFDN’s Autism Month Program Launch & Press Conference
April 2, 2019
Advance Care Alliance of New York is honored to have participated in the Autism Month launch and press conference organized by the Alliance for Families with Developmental Needs.
ACANY CEO Jay Nagy addressed the audience of members and families on the importance of supporting people in getting timely diagnosis in tandem with ensuring community support in providing integrated comprehensive supports and services. Alongside him on the program were parents from the NYC Chinese community who shared their experiences. Many spoke on the importance of breaking the stigma around I/DD within the Asian American community through education and advocacy.
Participating in AFDN’s powerful launch and press conference aligns with ACANY’s mission of centering members and their families through advocacy. We are proud to have participated in such a powerful event!