Developmental Disabilities Institute

99 Hollywood Dr
Smithtown, NY 11787-0117
Tel: (631)366-2900
Grades: UG | 223 students
At Development Disabilities Institute, The Children's Day Services is a division of Developmental Disabilities Institute, operates a state approved full day (6 hour) special education program for students between 5 and 21 years of age.
The program is specifically designed for those students who display evidence of Autism or Pervasive Developmental Disorder.
There are currently over 190 students receiving educational services in this program.
In addition to providing a highly structured learning experience, the program also offers speech/language services, adaptive physical education, occupational and physical therapy, clinical, and vocational services and intensive parent training programs.
The primary goal of Children's Day Services is to teach all of our students the communicative, learning, social and vocational skills necessary for successful participation at home, school, and in various community settings.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered n/a

Student Body

Total Students 223 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is The Knox School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Smithtown Christian School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Smithtown Christian School (1.4 miles away)
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  • Smithtown
    Grades: PK-12 | 570 students
    1.4 miles
    1 Higbie Dr
    Smithtown, NY 11787
  • Smithtown
    B.e.s.t. Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 159 students
    1.6 miles
    525 Veterans Memorial Highway
    Smithtown, NY 11787
  • Commack
    Grades: K-12 | 82 students
    1.7 miles
    40 Kings Park Road
    Commack, NY 11725
  • Commack
    Grades: NS-PK | 100 students
    2 miles
    1 Bette Lane
    Commack, NY 11725
  • Smithtown
    Grades: PK-6 | 280 students
    2.2 miles
    211 Brooksite Drive
    Smithtown, NY 11787

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