The Center For Developmental Disabilities

  • 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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other school association(s)
Grades Offeredn/a

Student Body

Total Students99 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
63%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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