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Family Services


Homepage_portfolio_0006_Discovery Health CenterThe Discovery Health Center
The Center for Discovery provides comprehensive health/medical and clinical services including  primary care and general dentistry, coordinated by a team that includes a Medical Director, primary care physicians and specialists, nurse practitioners, psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, audiologists and registered nurses. The Health Center also provides assessments and evaluations for individuals with disabilities, where a  highly skilled professional team from several disciplines provides assessment of the child then develops an individualized educational/training plan in the areas of motor skills and mobility, communication, oral-motor, assistive technology for personal and environmental access, medical and wellness and daily living skill development. For a complete list of services at The Discovery Health Center Click Here

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SP_JCarrusThe Janet & Gerald Carrus Institute The Janet & Gerald Carrus Institute is the hub that connects farm, family and staff at The Center for Discovery. The Carrus café offers staff a high-quality, farm fresh lunch. The Institute also houses the staff training department that ensures ongoing education of current staff and orientation of new staff. From June to November, The Carrus Institute hosts the Thanksgiving Farm Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program Pick-up. Staff, family and friends of The Center visit to pick up their farm shares of seasonal vegetables, grown organically on on our own Thanksgiving Farm.

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admissions-overviewWild Turkey Guest House The Wild Turkey Guest House is a renovated farmhouse located on campus in Harris, NY. Here, The Center can provide comfortable, convenient, affordable and accessible accommodations to facilitate visits by families of residents, students and friends. Please call ahead for availability as accommodations are limited (845) 707-8291.

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Scheduled Family Events and Opportunities There is a lot going on here. A monthly calendar of family events offers outings such as open swim at the Monderer Aquatic Center, Summer Music Concert Series under the Big Tent and The Discovery Health Center track, The Harvest Festival, Friday Night Flicks at the Big Barn, and much more, allowing  families to enjoy the company of their loved one in a familiar and fully accessible environment. Please contact your family member’s Program Coordinator for event listings.