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 […]
August 24, 2018

Hire Me! Interview Skills Seminar – August 2018 with Life’s WORC

Hi, Jonathan Feldman here! We here at eVero Outreach just finished up another three weeks of Hire Me! This time, we travelled to Life’s WORC in Mineola, New York, and I think everyone involved had an excellent time. We covered everything from where to look for jobs, to how to […]
August 20, 2018

Hero Spotlight: Gabriel Heredia of Argentina

I just read about an amazing guy named Gabriel Heredia. Gabriel is a 20-year-old Argentinian barber who was born without hands or forearms. Despite his handicap, he was able to grow up happy and independ ent. He also always had the support of his friends and family, never feeling discriminated […]
August 2, 2018

Hero Spotlight: Bob Miller of Montauk, NY

On my family trips to Montauk, we have gotten to meet a very special person: Bob Miller. Bob is 32 years old and lives in Montauk. He has been teaching surf therapy to children with autism for over 10 years, and volunteers with A Walk on Water. He has said, […]
July 3, 2018

Hire Me! Interview Skills Seminar – June 2018 with YAI

Jonathan and Joseph, two of our eVero Outreach instructors, share some of their experiences with the first of our Summer 2018 Hire Me! Interview Skills Seminars. Hi, Jonathan Feldman here! We here at eVero just finished up another six weeks of Hire Me! This time, we hosted an amazing group […]
June 11, 2018

Shoes That Can Save Your Life (Smart Shoes)

Recently, I saw a video on Facebook about a pair shoes that can help save your life. The video went in to explain: A French startup company called E-Vone has created a pair of “smart shoes” which feature a falling alert system. This system has a feature that will notify friends, […]
June 2, 2018

Morgan’s Wonderland

Here is a amazing story about a father who made a park for his disabled daughter. The family went on vacation and the daughter saw kids playing ball in the pool. Morgan walked in between the kids and hit the ball because it was her way of saying she wanted […]
May 29, 2018

Hero Spotlight: Remington, the Most Valuable Pup

There are lots of amazing animals in this world, and this 3 year old golden retriever is one of them! This golden retriever serves as the facility dog for the University of North Carolina’s baseball team, and is considered their MVP. The dog’s name is Remington. He can give high-fives to […]
May 15, 2018

ALS Awareness Month Profile: Jacob Javits

Jacob Javits was an American politician who represented New York in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. He identified himself as a liberal Republican, and worked alongside Governor Nelson Rockefeller and fellow Senators Irving Ives and Kenneth Keating. Javits went to New York University and later, established a […]
May 15, 2018

ALS Awareness Month Profile: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was an English cosmologist, theoretical physicist, author, and professor. At the time of his death, Hawking was the director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge.  Hawking is best known for his work with theoretical physics and cosmology.  His book A Brief History of […]
May 5, 2018

ALS Awareness Month Profile: Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig was an American baseball player who was nicknamed “The Iron Horse” as a result of his hitting prowess, and played his entire 17 season baseball career as a first baseman for the New York Yankees. Of his many accomplishments, he was an All-Star seven times in a row, […]
May 2, 2018

eVero Assemble!

Hi! This is Jonathan Feldman, a.k.a. Captain Outreach! Last week, I and my fellow allies of justice organized a Sensory Screening of Avengers: Infinity War at the Farmingdale Multiplex. During a Sensory Screening, the lights are turned up a bit, the sound is turned down a bit, and people are […]
May 2, 2018

Massapequa Challengers

Spring is here, so it’s time for us to get out and do the things we love! Whether you have a disability or not, baseball is a sport most everyone enjoys. Every year, the Challengers hit the parks to play baseball games. It’s a great way to get together as a […]
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