August 14, 2019

World Honey Bee Day 2019 – Save the Bees!

On World Honey Bee Day, which is held on the third Saturday in August, we celebrate the honey bee and the beekeepers who tend their hives! Why are bees important? Globally, the honey bee is the world’s most important pollinator of food crops, since there are more honey bees than any other types of bee or […]
July 17, 2019

DisabiLife: Summer Activities – The Long Island Ducks

Hi once more! This is Jonathan Feldman, with yet more action-packed DisabiLife summer activity information! So far, we’ve covered under the sea with the Long Island Aquarium, and into air & space with the Cradle of Aviation Museum. So today, I figured we could stay land-bound with our summer activity. […]
July 9, 2019

Disability Pride Month NY 2019

In the state of New York, the time is here to take part in Disability Pride Month! Disability Pride is the idea that people with disabilities should be proud of their disabled identity. After all, people with disabilities make up a large portion of the population! We are the largest […]
July 3, 2019

DisabiLife: Summer Activities – The Cradle of Aviation Museum

Jonathan Feldman is back to tell you what to do this summer! Last time, I talked about the Long Island Aquarium, and the under-the-sea activities you can try there right now. This time, I’ll go in a different direction – up! Part II – The Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden […]
June 27, 2019

DisabiLife: Summer Activities – The Long Island Aquarium

Hello, loyal readers! Jonathan Feldman here, bringing you the latest in local news. Summer is nearly upon us, which means it’s time to find things to keep us occupied. So, I thought I’d go over a few handicap and disability-accessible events and activities to keep your minds off the heat, […]
June 24, 2019

Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week – June 23-29, 2019

Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week 2019 In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated the last week of June as Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week.  Each year, the celebrations extend around the world, including national and state campaigns in the United States. Helen Keller was the first deaf-blind person to earn a […]
June 17, 2019

A Send-Off for Sue

A fond farewell to my job coach, Sue P.! Hi once more! This is Jonathan Feldman, and today I wanted to talk about my Job Coach, Sue. She’s moving away soon, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to talk a little bit about what she has done for me. […]
June 13, 2019

Autistic Pride Day – June 18, 2019

Autistic Pride Day is on June 18th every year! Autistic Pride Day is almost here! This pride day was first celebrated in 2005 as an initiative by the organization Aspies for Freedom, and has quickly become a global event which is celebrated widely online and offline. The most important thing to note […]
June 10, 2019

Father’s Day 2019 on Long Island

Father’s Day 2019 on Long Island! Hi there! Jonathan Feldman here! Father’s Day is coming fast, and we all know a Father in our lives. So, whether you have a father or are one, here are some things going on here on Long Island that you can do together on […]
June 4, 2019

DisabiLife: Video Game Accessibility – Adjustable Gameplay

It’s that time again! Welcome to another installment of DisabiLife! As usual, I’m Jonathan Feldman, here to talk to you about topics affecting the daily lives of disabled individuals. Today, I’ll be wrapping up my segment on video game accessibility. So far, we’ve covered how game developers make games more playable […]
May 31, 2019

National Foster Care Month: Hunter Beaton’s “Day 1 Bags”

Hunter Beaton vowed to change the way foster children felt when they had to move in or out of new foster homes. Hunter Beaton is 18 years old and was born in Boerne, Texas. He has three adopted siblings who first came to his family’s home while they were in foster […]
May 29, 2019

DisabiLife: Video Game Accessibility – Mobility

This is Jonathan Feldman here with another episode of DisabiLife! Last time, I began my discussion about accessibility in video games. I talked a lot. In fact, I had so much to say, that I only had enough time to get through audiovisual accessibility! So in today’s segment of DisabiLife, […]
May 24, 2019

Uplifting Friends: Nick Abbot & Emerson the Labrador 

Nick Abbot is a deaf man who found his perfect companion when he adopted Emerson, a dog who is also deaf.  Nick first saw Emerson, a cute black Labrador, on his Facebook News Feed when the North Florida Rescue of Maine posted the dog’s picture. Emerson was looking for a loving […]
May 20, 2019

DisabiLife: Video Game Accessibility – Sight & Sound

Hi there! Jonathan Feldman here, with my new blog segment: DisabiLife! In my segment, I’ll be talking about ways that disabled individuals are able to live normal lives and sharing my perspectives across many subjects that affect the community. As my first topic, I’ll be discussing video game accessibility. Now, […]
May 14, 2019

Hero Spotlight: Anthony Ianni

Hero Spotlight: Anthony Ianno, Basketball Star with Autism and Anti-Bullying Advocate This is a story about Anthony Ianni, who is an amazing man with Autism. Here is a quote he wrote: Bullying can affect everybody today, including people with Autism. A stat most people don’t know is that 65-90% of […]
April 16, 2019

eVero’s Sensory-Friendly Screening of SHAZAM!

A Celebration for Autism Awareness Month & New York Self-Direction On Friday, April 12th, we hosted a sensory-friendly film screening for the developmentally disabled community in New York. We gathered 150 people from agencies across Long Island to view DC’s newest hit superhero movie, SHAZAM! at the Farmingdale Cinema de Lux. A […]
April 9, 2019

Spring 2019 Hire Me! Interview Skills Seminar

Hi, Jonathan Feldman here again! eVero Outreach just finished up another six-week session of our Hire Me! Interview Skills Seminar. This season, we hosted groups from YAI Westbury and Life’s WORC, and I think everyone learned a lot from the experience. During our six weeks, we covered everything about the […]
March 22, 2019

The Good Doctor and Autism

Hi everyone! March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and April is Autism Awareness Month. I’m going to talk today about one of my favorite shows on television: “The Good Doctor”, which centers around an autistic surgeon. “The Good Doctor” features Shaun Murphy, a surgical resident at the fictional St. Bonaventure Hospital […]
March 13, 2019

Brain Injury Awareness

Brain Injury Awareness Day & Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month March is National TBI Awareness Month. The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has acknowledged National TBI Awareness Month for over 3 decades! Furthermore, today – March 13th, 2019 – is Brain Injury Awareness Day. There will be an awareness […]
March 5, 2019

Home Automation Technology: The Amazon Echo and Philips Hue Lightbulbs

Today, I’m going to talk a bit about home automation. No, that doesn’t mean houses turning into cars (although that would be cool). It’s talking about smart homes. Essentially, it means coordinating control of things like lighting, climate control, entertainment systems, etc., through a single interface. In my case, I […]
February 28, 2019

Dating with Autism

Morales and Jolly — Dating with Autism To wrap up Healthy Heart Month, I thought it would be a good time to share this story of love. Against the odds, these two fell in love with each-other.  Morales and Jolly found each-other using a lesser-known dating website called Both […]
February 12, 2019

Heart Healthy Month 2019

February is Healthy Heart Month! With Valentine’s Day on the 14th, February centers around love and all things heart-related. Keeping with the theme, this month is also recognized as Healthy Heart Month.  It’s a time to take care of our hearts and spread awareness about heart disease. It’s customary to […]
February 6, 2019

An Altruistic Organ Donor

National Organ Donor Day is just around the corner, on February 14th. So, I decided to read about organ donation, and found an article with a great story. A baby boy named Manolo in Colorado was born with a fatal liver defect, which left him without energy and unable to […]
January 31, 2019
Double-Threat Adapter for iPhone 2019

Tech Review: Double-Threat Adapter

The Double-Threat Adapter (iPhone 7 and Above) Does your phone suddenly run out of battery life while playing a game, or listening to your music? If you use an Apple phone, this can really be inconvenient. Do you fear using the phone while charging the battery? If you have just […]
January 22, 2019

Basic Computer Skills – Microsoft Excel Training with Calhoun High School’s “Prep for the Future” Class

Hello! This is Jonathan Feldman. The eVero Outreach team and I just had an amazing experience over at Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick, New York. On Wednesday, January 16th, we taught 11 students from Calhoun High’s Prep for the Future vocational training program. This was my first time teaching a […]
December 6, 2018

Hire Me! Interview Skills Seminar – Fall 2018 with TRI Business & Career Training Center and Calhoun High School

Last month, eVero Outreach wrapped up our Fall 2018 Hire Me! Interview Skills Seminar. This seminar ran for 7 weeks, and included some exceptionally-driven individuals from TRI Business & Career Training Center and Calhoun High School. On October 17th, our class was joined by Senior Managers from FedEx, Mike D’Ambrosio […]
November 27, 2018

Uplifting Friends: Jonathan Z. and Shadow the Golden Retriever

This little boy’s name is Jonathan, and I was inspired recently reading about his story! Jonathan lives with his parents Jake and Robyn Zampier, in a home in Trumbull, CT. Jonathan has gone through four open heart surgeries, deals with respiratory issues, and suffers from severe reflux – which requires […]
October 25, 2018

Guest Speakers at eVero Outreach’s Hire Me! Seminar – October 2018 with TRI Business & Career Training Center and Calhoun High School

On Wednesday, October 17th, eVero Corporation had the distinct pleasure of having two guest speakers join us for our Fall 2018 Hire Me! Interview Skills seminar. Our guest speakers, Mike D’Ambrosio and Tom Hand, came to share their professional expertise and guidance with our Hire Me! students from TRI Business […]
September 20, 2018

Unlikely Animal Therapy: Rojo the Llama and Napoleon the Alpaca

Here is a story of some animals you would probably never think could be helpful serving as therapy animals! There is an Oregon children’s hospital who is now employing these two unique therapy animals to help with the patients and bring lots of smiles. One of these animals is an […]