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Cuomo Signs Bill to Eliminate Inappropriate Labels for Disabled

A key piece of legislation that affects the disabled community was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo entitled "Guardians of Mentally Retarded and Developmentally Disabled Persons," to end all use of "mentally retarded."

SLCD & ABLE Announce Site-Based Adult Program for Early 2016

The School for Language and Communication Development & Able Community Services is proud to announce the opening of a site-based program in early 2016 at a Nassau County location.

SLCD and ABLE Community Based Services Announce Spring 2016 Site Based Day Program for Adults

The School for Language and Communication Development & Able Community Servcies is proud to announce the opening of a site-based program in early 2016 at a Nassau County location.

Cuomo Signs Extension to NY Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

After passing in the Senate and Assembly, the New York Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law

NY ABLE Act Passes Unanimously in Senate and Assembly

Diane Cahill and Brad Gerstman have advocated heavily for the passage of the NY ABLE Act over the course of more than two years...

Editorial: Our New Day of Lobbying and Advocacy

Our Firm is in the business of lobbying for one reason: to be the very best advocates for our clients on a daily basis.

Join the Walk for Autism Speaks at Jones Beach Oct. 5th.

Join Autism Speaks for our 15th Anniversary Walk Now for Autism Speaks event as we walk to change the future for all who struggle with autism!

Prominent Attorney Bradley Gerstman to be Featured Speaker at Autism Fundraiser

Bradley L. Gerstman will be the featured speaker at a fundraiser for Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, on Monday evening, June 23, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. at the Havana Cigar Club in the Carlton Restaurant, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, New York. This special event will include an auction of sports memorabilia and other unique items.

Brad Gerstman Heads Successful Fundraiser for Autism Research

Bradley Gerstman, prominent Long Island attorney, lobbyist and company president, was the featured speaker at a recent fundraiser for Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization. The proceeds will contribute to the funding and facilitating of autism research. The event, sponsored by Tobacco Plaza in Great Neck, was held at the Havana Cigar Club at the Carlton Restaurant in Eisenhower Park.

Bradley Gerstman and Family Honored at Hofstra University Autism Awareness Day

Bradley Gerstman, leading Long Island attorney, lobbyist and company president, and his family were among those honored at Hofstra University’s Autism Awareness Day, held during the 2007 home opener for Hofstra basketball. The Gerstmans were recognized for their efforts on behalf of Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, at a special halftime presentation.