Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities


Educational Programs


We offer several programs to educate individuals, families and professionals. To learn more visit our education page.

Employment Meeting


Our Project SEARCHTM and systems change programs are creating inclusive employment across New York state. To learn more, visit our employment page.

Health Focus


We provide clinical service to over 3,000 individuals per year and provide training to medical professionals across several disciplines. To learn more, visit our health page.

Recreation with running and a bike


We have several recreation resources and work with the Special Olympics healthy athlete initiative. To learn more, visit our recreation page.

About Us

SCDD is a member of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) a network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities through research, education, and service. For more information visit the about us section.

Vision and Mission

The vision of the Strong Center for
Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) is for people with developmental
disabilities to live fulfilling and
independent lives as active and fully participating members of their

Contact Us

To contact us, please call
(585) 275-0355

Or email our directors, Steve Sulkes and Susan Hetherington.

Alternatively, fill out our contact form, Each program has a dedicated email for form submissions.