Individual Residential Alternatives (IRA)
Individual Residential Alternatives (IRAs) are homes and apartments of 10 or fewer residents that focus on promoting independence and preparing adults with developmental disabilities to become productive members of their communities. These programs provide a nurturing environment in a home-like setting that allows each individual to achieve his or her potential. Individual Residential Alternatives are located in Brooklyn, Queens, and on Long Island.
Importance of having patience, letting go and expressing my feelings without action
“Knowing my story can influence the story of another young girl which inspires me to give back,” said Kaitlyn. Learn More
youth and adults with special needs participated in volunteer projects in their community
of children in our early education centers met or exceeded national mathematics performance standards