Growing up stronger in our Children’s Center
UCP of Long Island is committed to making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities through an educational partnership joining home, school and the community.The Children’s Center, located in Commack, has provided over 45 years of excellence in educational services including preschool, school-age programs and early intervention services tailored to meet the physical, cognitive and emotional needs of children with disabilities from birth to 21 years of age.
The Children’s Center currently serves over 80 infants and children through age 21, with a wide range of developmental disabilities and diagnoses including: cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, language and communication delays, spina bifida and Down syndrome.
Year-round programs, screenings, evaluations, therapies, home or center-based instruction, support groups and assistive technology services are offered.
A multi-sensory environment to develop focus
The Children’s Center has a state-of-the-art multi-sensory indoor play space designed to provide a wide variety of developmental experiences including: cognitive, language, physical and social development.
The right technology to meet each child’s needs
Our comprehensive assistive technology services include screening, evaluation, consultation and ongoing training. This collaborative team recommends the selection of no tech, low tech or high tech means of communication, seating/positioning, access and integration of technology into the child’s school and home environment. Each classroom is equipped with a Smart Board or Tapit and iPads.