Our children all have unique abilities and talents. We offer structured classrooms where our teachers are able to meet each child’s individual needs. We use sign language for our children who are non-verbal. Our children are able to learn and grow both mentally and physically.Read more
Therapy is provided on-site by physical, occupational, and speech therapists from TriCounty Therapy Upstate. These therapists provide valuable therapies to our children, allowing their families the opportunity to have more working hours during the day. Early Interventionists and Applied Behavior Applications Therapists also provide their services on-site as well. They are also able to train our staff on different applications and techniques that we can utilize each day.Read more
We have a full-time nurse on staff during business hours. Our nurse is able to oversee the general health of all of our children. She is able to communicate with families, physicians, and staff about each child’s health as needed. Additionally she provides medication administration, tube feedings, breathing treatments and other medical monitoring as needed on a case-by-case basis.Read more
Learning Knows No Bounds
The level of success a child will experience in life greatly depends upon the building blocks of development they receive early in life.Learn more
We have overcome many obstacles and the parents and family at DCEC have been there with us.
My eyes were open to a whole new world while volunteering at DCEC. I have realized that DCEC enables children and their families to lead as normal a life as possible for them. The love and care these children receive is amazing. The children’s growth is phenomenal. I continue to volunteer on a regular basis and love seeing the children grow socially and mentally.