Program areas at Center for Disability Services
Center health care provides exceptional outpatient medical, dental and therapy services primarily for persons with developmental disabilities and other chronic, disabling conditions (such as tbi, multiple sclerosis, and a variety of other chronic neurological, and rheumatological or other chronic musculoskeletal disorders). Services are available for children, adolescents and adults. Medical services include, primary care and women's health services, neurology services, psychiatry services, and several other medical specialty services. Therapy services include ot, pt, slp and psychological assessment and psychotherapy (counseling) services. Clinic locations in albany, saratoga and rensselaer counties with customers from over 28 counties seeking outpatient healthcare service.
The Center's residential services offers a wide array of services designed exclusively to meet the needs and goals of individuals with developmental disabilities. These services include 24/7 settings in both supervised and supportive living environments, respite services designed to provide relief to families who take care of a family member with a Disability as well as individuals in emergency situations, outreach (in-home) service, a community respite, and our camp services. Our supervised services offer care 24/7 days a week with an emphasis on health and well being of each individual while maintaining a commitment to an independent lifestyle. Our supportive apartment services is a program that offers a supportive living environment to individuals that are living in their own apartments to gain further independence. Our respite service is a program that is designed to provide short-term relief to families who care for their disabled family member at home. Our community skills respite also offers short-term relief for families while providing individuals the opportunity to build peer relationships in community/activity settings. Our in-home services offer living skills instruction to individuals who live at home with their families. Our camp services provide a seven week overnight summer camp for individuals with special needs and a 3 week day camp for young aduldts on the autism spectrum.
Cloverpatch early childhood services provide a range of services to students with special needs from birth to age five. The langan school is a day program that serves students ages 5-21. Both programs serve students with severe multiple challenges including physical, medical, cognitive and behavioral. Our curriculum is aligned with nys curriculum major content. Our primary purpose is to maintain a student-centered environment focused on facilitating student achievement of their goals through the efforts of highly qualified inter-disciplinary teams who combine their knowledge, skills and expertise to support learning in a safe environment.