Lever & Ecker, PLLC March 8, 2021
Bethpage, New York – The Board of Trustees of Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (ACLD) recently appointed David B. Lever to its Board. ACLD is one of the largest not-for-profit providers of support and services in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in New York, supporting children and adults with autism, intellectual and other developmental disabilities, and their families.
David B. Lever is a founding partner at Lever & Ecker, PLLC, a boutique personal injury law firm that is based in White Plains, New York. David, a sibling of a person supported in an ACLD group residence, focuses on advocating for the legal rights of accident victims who were seriously injured through no fault of their own. He views his increasing involvement in ACLD as a way of honoring his family’s legacy of supporting an organization that has helped his brother and many others to thrive and live a life filled with meaning and dignity.
“I am personally and deeply honored to be given the opportunity to assist Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc. in its future endeavors,” said David B. Lever, founding partner at Lever & Ecker, PLLC. “The work that ACLD has done over the past 64 years is beyond impressive. I look forward to working with my board colleagues in continuing to move their important mission ahead, providing further opportunities for children and adults with autism, learning and developmental disabilities to pursue enviable lives.”
In addition to his private practice, David serves on the Executive Board of the Justice Brandeis Law Society for the 9th Judicial District and is supportive of numerous other causes for change.
“We are thrilled to have David B. Lever, founding partner at Lever & Ecker, PLLC join our Board of Trustees. We know that his legal background and dedication to helping people with disabilities lead more independent lives will be a great asset to the future of our organization,” said Joseph J. Ortego, President of the ACLD Board of Trustees.
Founded in 1957, ACLD is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit agency whose mission is to provide opportunities to children and adults with autism, learning and developmental disabilities to pursue enviable lives, promote independence and foster supportive relationships within the community. ACLD employs more than 1,300 people and operates more than 100 program sites including community residences and apartment programs across Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Services include early childhood services, day habilitation, residential alternatives, vocational training and job placement, recreation programs, respite, family support services, and occupational, speech and physical therapies.
For more information, Aimee Keegan, Director of Development and Community Relations at ACLD by phone at (516) 822-0028, ext. 206 or via email at [email protected].