DDI announces with sadness, the passing of Marjorie Dyche Ciavarella, beloved mother of DDI Board Member Francesca Kerimian on Sunday, May 20, 2012. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations may be made to DDI, to the Marjorie Dyche Ciavarella Memorial Fund.

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DDI was chosen by Governor Cuomo's staff to host a presentation on new legislation being proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to enhance protections given to people with disabilities. The Governor was represented by the Commissioner of Mental Health, Michael Hogan.