The Center For Developmental Disabilities

72 S Woods Rd,
Woodbury, NY, 11797-0117
     Tel: (516)921-7650
Grades: UG
The Center for Developmental Disabilities, established in 1958, is committed to the following mission: To help children and adults with differing abilities achieve their dreams by overcoming barriers to living, learning, working and recreating in the community of their choice.
Founded in 1958 by parents of children with autism and/or developmental disabilities, today The Center serves more than 300 children and adults with differing abilities.
It is committed to helping each person achieve their dreams.
The Center for Developmental Disabilities is committed to its mission of helping children and adults with differing abilities achieve their dreams by overcoming barriers to living, working, learning and enjoying recreational opportunities in the community of their choice.
The Center for Developmental Disabilities is committed to it's mission of helping children and adults with differing abilities achieve their dreams by overcoming barriers to living, working, learning and enjoying recreational opportunities in the community of their choice.
Our goal is to provide quality educational programming in order to increase every students' level of independence so he or she is able to participate more effectively in the community.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 63%
State avg.: 31%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Our Lady Of Mercy Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Edward Confessor School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Greentrees Country Day School (1.2 miles away)
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  • SyossetOur Lady Of Mercy Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    815 Convent Rd
    SyossetNY11791
    (516)921-1047
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 523 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SyossetSt. Edward Confessor School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2 Teibrook Ave
    SyossetNY11791
    (516)921-7767
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 210 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • SyossetGreentrees Country Day School
    Alternative School
    247 Jackson Ave
    SyossetNY11791
    (516)921-4949
    Alternative School
    1.2 mi | 8 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • SyossetVariety Child Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    47 Humphrey Dr
    SyossetNY11791
    (516)921-7171
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.4 mi | 49 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • MelvilleWest Hills Montessori School
    Montessori School
    150 Round Rd Ste 120
    MelvilleNY11747
    (631)421-1888
    Montessori School
    2.3 mi | 22 students | Gr. K-6                      

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