More than 100 members of the Long Island disabled community gathered to help unveil the new name and logo of Kinexion, a new non-profit that will organize an existing family of affiliate organizations serving the disabled community on Long Island. The new Kinexion organization will more effectively organize services and resources that are critical to allowing people with physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities live rich and fulfilling lives.
Kinexion will become the Management Service Organization (MSO) under which its affiliate organizations will be grouped, including:
“This is a new era in how we do what we do – and do it better – for the members of the disabled community who depend on us every day,” said Walter W. Stockton, CEO of Kinexion. “We have built a network of services that can meet the needs of any person no matter what their disability. Nothing about that will change, and in fact, Kinexion will allow us to do it better.”
The name Kinexion was chosen because of its verbal similarity to what the new MSO will do, which is connect the seven affiliate organizations.
“This is a terrific advancement in the effort to provide accessible and effective services for the disabled community on Long Island,” said Kerri Neifeld, Commissioner of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. “Our neighbors with special needs deserve the best possible care, which these affiliates have always provided and will continue to provide, now on a more effective scale. We look forward to continuing our work with Kinexion and its affiliates for years to come.”
“We are grateful to groups like Kinexion that represent our community,” said Sarah Land, Family Member. “They always ensure we are heard and cared for in the best way possible.”
Thank you to all who attended the event. We are excited for the future of Kinexion and all of our affiliate providers.