The Henry Viscardi School

Founded by Henry Viscardi, Jr. in 1962, the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center is a New York State-supported 4201 school that offers children with severe physical disabilities (Pre-K through age 21), who often require life-sustaining medical treatment throughout the day, a traditional educational setting option that provides rigorous academics and opportunities for personal growth and leadership development.

Operating as usual

Timeline Photos 09/02/2021

Congratulations to Ms. Shahpar Islam, a dedicated TA here at the Henry Viscardi School, for being recognized this week by Nassau County. Ms. Islam received a citation presented by the office of County Executive Laura Curran for her outstanding achievements and contributions to the Bangladeshi American community.

Congratulations to Ms. Shahpar Islam, a dedicated TA here at the Henry Viscardi School, for being recognized this week by Nassau County. Ms. Islam received a citation presented by the office of County Executive Laura Curran for her outstanding achievements and contributions to the Bangladeshi American community.

08/24/2021

The 4201 Schools Association congratulates the Honorable Kathy Hochul, who has been officially sworn in as the 57th Governor of the State of New York.

As a strong and devoted advocate for providing educational opportunity for all – we look forward to continuing to work with Governor Hochul, as well as SED and partners in the State Senate and Assembly, to provide the best education possible to New York's blind, deaf, and physically disabled children.

Photo: (L) Senate Education Committee Chair Shelley Mayer; (Center) Association Co-Chair and New York Institute for Special Education Executive Director Dr. Bernadette Kappen; and (R) Governor Kathy Hochul.

07/28/2021

Alumni: Join the Viscardi Alumni Association for a fun night of trivia this Friday, July 30! If you're interested in attending, please contact Kate Weglikowski at [email protected].

How well do you know Viscardi? Join us on Friday, July 30 from 7:00-9:00 pm for an exciting night of Viscardi Trivia! It will be a night full of fun and nostalgia! Contact [email protected] with any questions. We can’t wait to see everyone and have a friendly competition.

Timeline Photos 07/26/2021

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Happy #ADA Anniversary! The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 31 years ago -- paving the way for our children to grow up in a more inclusive world today.

School for severely disabled 'hopeful they all come back' 07/25/2021

School for severely disabled 'hopeful they all come back'

Via Newsday: Students, staff, and faculty at the Henry Viscardi School discuss education during the pandemic and hope for a return to regular activities in the fall.

School for severely disabled 'hopeful they all come back' On remote learning days, students at the Henry Viscardi School missed their friends, teachers and Sunny, the specially trained yellow Labrador retriever who greeted them each morning and joined them i

[07/19/21]   Surf for All’s adapted surfing for HVS students, past and present, is tomorrow Tuesday, July 20 at 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Blvd. in Long Beach. Join us.

2021 HVS Graduation Ceremony 07/02/2021

Last week we safely joined together to recognize the Henry Viscardi School's graduating Classes of 2020 and 2021. Congratulations to each of our talented, accomplished graduates! A world of opportunities awaits you, and we can't wait to see what you achieve in the future. 🎓🎓🎓 #4201Schools

Photos from The Henry Viscardi School's post 07/02/2021

Photos from The Henry Viscardi School's post

Timeline Photos 06/25/2021

Congratulations to our Henry Viscardi School graduates, you did it! We were honored to have Dr. Lester Young, Jr., Chancellor of the NYS Board of Regents, and Senator Anna Kaplan send them off with words of praise and encouragement.

Congratulations to our Henry Viscardi School graduates, you did it! We were honored to have Dr. Lester Young, Jr., Chancellor of the NYS Board of Regents, and Senator Anna Kaplan send them off with words of praise and encouragement.

Henry Viscardi School Commencement - June 24, 2021 06/24/2021

Henry Viscardi School Commencement - June 24, 2021

Watch the Henry Viscardi School Graduation Livestream, beginning at 7 p.m.! This year’s commencement speaker is Lester W. Young, Jr., Ed.D., Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents. Congratulations to the Classes of 2020 & 2021!

Henry Viscardi School Commencement - June 24, 2021 The 54th Annual Commencement Ceremony of the Henry Viscardi School. Watch along as we celebrate the graduation of the Classes of 2020 and 2021.

[06/24/21]   We look forward to welcoming @AnnaMKaplan to tonight's Henry Viscardi School commencement. @4201Schools

Timeline Photos 06/23/2021

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Henry Viscardi School Classes of 2020 & 2021 at 7 p.m. June 24th!

🎓 We'll be livestreaming the full graduation ceremony, so visit us right here on Facebook to watch the event tomorrow evening.

🎓 You can also save/follow this YouTube link to the livestream: bit.ly/3wIMfKf

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Henry Viscardi School Classes of 2020 & 2021 at 7 p.m. June 24th!

🎓 We'll be livestreaming the full graduation ceremony, so visit us right here on Facebook to watch the event tomorrow evening.

🎓 You can also save/follow this YouTube link to the livestream: bit.ly/3wIMfKf

06/01/2021

Counting down the days until graduation! #Classof2021

Counting down the days until graduation! #Classof2021

Photos from The Henry Viscardi School's post 05/13/2021

Our recent STEM Day activities were out of this world! Elementary school students worked together in art class to create an intricate mural of Mars, took part in a discussion about the Red Planet, and whirled through an obstacle course themed after the Perseverance rover landing.

05/12/2021

Congratulations to Viscardi Alumni Anna Pakman and Shashi Bangera for winning the Best Awareness Campaign Award at the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge for their film 'Social Fitness.' What an amazing accomplishment! 🙌

Congratulations to Viscardi Alumni Anna Pakman and Shashi Bangera for winning the Best Awareness Campaign Award at the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge for their film 'Social Fitness.' What an amazing accomplishment! 🙌

Photos from The Viscardi Center's post 05/06/2021

Photos from The Viscardi Center's post

Timeline Photos 05/03/2021

Congratulations to Dylan, a Viscardi senior who was awarded by Assemblywoman Judy Griffin as a Student Standout in his local district. Dylan is set to graduate this June and will start his college journey at Molloy College next fall!

Congratulations to Dylan, a Viscardi senior who was awarded by Assemblywoman Judy Griffin as a Student Standout in his local district. Dylan is set to graduate this June and will start his college journey at Molloy College next fall!

Timeline Photos 04/21/2021

The Viscardi Center is gearing up for Celebrity Sports Night with a virtual sports trivia game on May 6 at 7 p.m.! Test your knowledge of the world of sports with host Rich Ackerman, Sports Anchor and Talk Show Host on CBS Sports Radio.

Prizes include tickets to Celebrity Sports Night on May 20 and gift baskets from Bergino Baseball Clubhouse! Proceeds directly support Viscardi's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities.

⭐Purchase your ticket: https://bit.ly/3v5P3Qo

The Viscardi Center is gearing up for Celebrity Sports Night with a virtual sports trivia game on May 6 at 7 p.m.! Test your knowledge of the world of sports with host Rich Ackerman, Sports Anchor and Talk Show Host on CBS Sports Radio.

Prizes include tickets to Celebrity Sports Night on May 20 and gift baskets from Bergino Baseball Clubhouse! Proceeds directly support Viscardi's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities.

⭐Purchase your ticket: https://bit.ly/3v5P3Qo

This is Me - Tiffany 04/16/2021

This is Me - Tiffany

This is Me - Tiffany Tiffany, Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center – Class of 2019, talks about her college plans and how her career aspirations were shaped by the experi...

Timeline Photos 03/18/2021

HVS alumni: Do you dream about starting a business and being your own boss? Consider applying to the National Center for Disability Entrepreneurship at The Viscardi Center's 2021 Program! Follow the link below for more details.

Empower yourself with the critical skills needed to make self-employment success a reality. 💡

The Viscardi Center’s National Center for Disability Entrepreneurship 2021 Program features talented subject matter experts, a PitchFest Competition, an NCDE Accelerator Fund, and post-program support. Apply before the March 22 deadline: bit.ly/38CoUQD

#FoundersWithDisabilities

Timeline Photos 03/15/2021

Help students at Viscardi 'spring forward' to better opportunities! Your generous gift of just $10 or more helps provide essential remote learning tools for home instruction and critical PPE for in-person classes. Plus, every donation comes with the opportunity to share your very own “lucky” wish to be delivered virtually to students!

Make your donation ☘️ bit.ly/3rFzca1

Help students at Viscardi 'spring forward' to better opportunities! Your generous gift of just $10 or more helps provide essential remote learning tools for home instruction and critical PPE for in-person classes. Plus, every donation comes with the opportunity to share your very own “lucky” wish to be delivered virtually to students!

Make your donation ☘️ bit.ly/3rFzca1

Photos from The Henry Viscardi School's post 03/03/2021

Before the pandemic hit, several students had the amazing experience of visiting actor Kevin James and the rest of the cast and crew on the set of 'The Crew.' The show recently debuted on Netflix and made it into the platform’s Top 10! Congratulations to Kevin and all involved on the success of this new series. Have you had the opportunity to tune into season 1?

03/01/2021

Cast your vote for The Viscardi Center in the 2021 Imagine Awards Long Island Fan Favorite competition! You may vote up to one time per day until March 31.

In addition to being a finalist for the 2021 Imagine Awards Long Island - Leadership Award, The Viscardi Center is fortunate to also be in the running for this year's Fan Favorite Award! The finalist with the most votes by midnight on March 31 will win a prize of $3000.

Want to support Viscardi during this competition? Cast your vote once daily at: https://woobox.com/zhvxd7/ne74gu

02/26/2021

Are you a college or grad student with a disability looking for an opportunity to jumpstart your career? The Emerging Leaders Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities, offered through the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, may be your pathway to employment!

Find out more information and how to apply: bit.ly/3aTMHgg

Timeline Photos 02/14/2021

Happy Valentine's Day from this little lovebug! ❤️🐾

#SunnyAtViscardi #facilitydog

Happy Valentine's Day from this little lovebug! ❤️🐾

#SunnyAtViscardi #facilitydog

Timeline Photos 02/06/2021

Show support for our students this Valentine's Day! Give just $10 to help provide remote learning tools for home instruction and critical PPE for in-person classes. And when make your donation from now until February 14, you can deliver your own special virtual Valentine message to students at Viscardi!

Send your Valentine's Day gift: https://bit.ly/2YAaPxB

Show support for our students this Valentine's Day! Give just $10 to help provide remote learning tools for home instruction and critical PPE for in-person classes. And when make your donation from now until February 14, you can deliver your own special virtual Valentine message to students at Viscardi!

Send your Valentine's Day gift: https://bit.ly/2YAaPxB

01/30/2021

Support Viscardi's National Honor Society Chapter when you purchase a student-designed mask!

Support Viscardi's National Honor Society Chapter when you purchase a student-designed mask!

Photos from The Henry Viscardi School's post 01/29/2021

It’s been a busy January for our facility dog, Sunny! He celebrated his third birthday, got brushed during occupational therapy sessions, motivated students to keep moving, and made lots of visits to in-person and online classes. We love this hardworking pup so much! #SunnyAtViscardi

01/29/2021

Chris is an alumnus of the Viscardi Center

01/27/2021

Thank you Assemblyman Charles Lavine for meeting virtually with The Henry Viscardi School today, to hear how important the school is to the students and their families. The Henry Viscardi School is one of the 10 members of the 4201 Schools Association. #4201MaintainToSustain #SupportOurStudents

Photos from The Henry Viscardi School's post 01/27/2021

During the 4201 Schools Association's virtual Advocacy Day, seniors Andrew and Paul spoke to state legislators about the exceptional educational opportunities they have access to as Henry Viscardi School students and how these experiences have prepared them for their next journey: college. #4201MaintainToSustain

Timeline Photos 01/26/2021

Join the Northwell Health School Mental Health Program for a special webinar this evening on updates about COVID-19 vaccines available in our community.

Reserve a spot: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4XW75HBuT5-LGjlyKc421A

Join the Northwell Health School Mental Health Program for a special webinar this evening on updates about COVID-19 vaccines available in our community.

Reserve a spot: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4XW75HBuT5-LGjlyKc421A

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for the Disability Community. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. 01/21/2021

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for the Disability Community. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Stay informed by attending the New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for the disability community -- tomorrow, 1/22 at 12 p.m.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/39qFUZm

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for the Disability Community. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. Join the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Commissioner Victor Calise and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Assistant Commissioner Dr. Olusimbo Ige for a presentation and discussion on Vaccine Distribution in NYC. After presentations the community will have the opportunity for feedba...

Timeline Photos 01/18/2021

Timeline Photos

Reflecting on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we strive for a more accessible and inclusive world: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

01/14/2021

The Viscardi Center

Safe & effective COVID-19 vaccines will be available to all New Yorkers at no cost, likely by mid-2021. NYC residents: Learn more about the vaccine at nyc.gov/covidvaccine or watch the video below for a message in American Sign Language.

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Our virtual Reach for a Star event is tonight at 7 p.m.!
These students have a little message for you . . .
Slamdunk 2.0
Basketball Game 2017
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