Bethpage, NY - June 18, 2015 - Bethpage-headquartered Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (ACLD), a leading Long Island based not-for-profit agency devoted to supporting the pursuit of an enviable life for children and adults with autism, learning and other developmental disabilities, has announced the hiring of Aimee Keegan as the organization’s new Director of Development and Community Relations.
In her new position Ms. Keegan is responsible for raising the public profile of ACLD and enhancing the fundraising capacity of the non-profit agency, which supports more than 3,000 individuals and families across Long Island.
Ms. Keegan comes to ACLD with over a decade of experience at AHRC Nassau as public relations manager and assistant director of community resources. Her experience includes planning and managing all facets of public relations and marketing for agencies dedicated to working with individuals with disabilities. In addition to lending support on all fundraising activities and special events, Ms. Keegan specializes in digital/social media marketing and has successfully used a variety of social media platforms as part of an integrated marketing effort to raise agency visibility, on- and off-line, and to help generate revenue through fundraising initiatives.
A graduate of Long Island University-Post, Ms. Keegan lives in Levittown with her husband and their three children.
Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (ACLD) was founded in 1957. The 501(c)(3), not-for-profit agency serves the needs of more than 3,000 children, teens and adults with learning disabilities, autism and other developmental disabilities, and provides support for their families. ACLD's mission is to provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to pursue enviable lives, increase their independence and improve the quality of their lives within the community. ACLD employs more than 1,100 people and operates 77 different program sites including group homes and apartment programs across Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Service programs include early childhood services, day habilitation, residential alternatives, vocational training and job placement, recreation programs, respite, family support services, Medicaid service coordination, and medical and behavioral health services.