Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities Welcome 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 individuals 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. Announcements and Events April 30 Motivational Speaker, Autism Advocate, and Author, Jesse A. Saperstein - Presented by the Autism Center at Ontario ARC May 11 RRCASD Webinar: Bullying of Persons with Autism and Related Disorders: Facts and Intervention Strategies Hurry! Registration closes 5/4. May 18 Improving Health for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Spring Conference Agenda April is Autism Awareness Month! University of Rochester LEND Program Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2016/2017 Learn more and apply today! www.facebook.com/URLEND MHC Website Launched! The Monroe Housing Collaborative (MHC) assists individuals with disabilities to find decent, affordable, accesible housing to meet their needs. Their Community Housing Liaison is available to provide assistance based on your unique housing needs. Contact Information Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 671 Rochester, NY 14642 Phone: (585) 275-0355 Fax: (585) 275-3366 Contact SCDD Education We offer several programs to educate individuals, families and professionals. To learn more visit our education page. Employment Our Project SEARCHTM and systems change programs are creating inclusive employment across New York state. To learn more, visit our employment page. Health 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 We have several recreation resources and work with the Special Olympics healthy athlete initiative. To learn more, visit our recreation page. Tell Us What You Think We welcome your comments about our site and how we can improve it to meet your needs. Please complete our website satisfaction survey.