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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 SEARCH® 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 Focus


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


Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities (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 AUCD Logoindividuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities through research, education, and service.

SCDD believes that people with developmental disabilities have the right to live fulfilling and independent lives as active and fully participating members of their communities. For more information, visit the About Us page and review our SCDD Overview Brochure.

SCDD is the component of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics that focuses on community based advocacy, technical assistance, and education.

Contact Information

Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Phone: (585) 275-0355
Fax: (585) 275-3366

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