Developmental Disabilities Institute

  • 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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school

Student Body

Total Students234 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 237 students
    40.5 miles
    126 West 17th Street
    New York, NY 10011
    (646) 638-2705
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