CDS Monarch Blog

"Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and your



CDS Supports Autism Awareness

For those of us who have had pets in our lives, it's no surprise to learn that interactions with animals have multiple benefits. It's also no surprise



The Time For Action is Now!

Throughout the year, CDS has been communicating with you about the challenges we face with New York State Budget cuts for OMRDD services. As an organi



“Art Inspires Me!”

"Art Inspires Me!" This was the response I got when I asked Latrice (pictured left), an artist at CDS, why she chooses to spend part of her day in the



Eunice Kennedy Shriver led the way to help people living with developmental disabilities experience better health and wellness through physical educa



Year End Giving Brings Greater Tax Benefits!

We have begun to see the seasons shift and the fall chill is in the air. We are entering into the season of giving. With the year end upon us, it give



Transitions Are Part of Life’s Journey….

I sit back today and reflect on all the transitions one could have in life; from elementary school to high school, high school to college, moving into