CDS Monarch Blog

CDS Veteran's Memorial

"In Honor of Our Veterans: All Gave Some, Some Gave All" These words are found on the new memorial that has been placed outside in the front of the

"Teeing Off for Abilities" Golf Tournament

CDS held its annual golf tournament, "Teeing off for Abilities" on July 12, at Cobblestone Creek Country Club in Victor, NY. There were a total of 38

CDS Warrior SALUTE Program

CDS has a program that veterans can come to called the Warrior SALUTE program. The program helps veterans with stress disorders and brain injuries ge

CDS' End of Semester Concert

On Wednesday, June 23 there was a concert at CDS put on by the Music groups to showcase the different things they worked on throughout the semester.

Blended Program to Perform "Character Matters"

On Wednesday July 7, 2010 at 12pm in the CDS Town Square, the CDS Drama Club's musical production of "Character Matters" will be performed.The Drama C

Welcome to the Special Olympics!

On Friday, May 28, Kerry Bode, President of Handicapables at CDS, participated in the Special Olympics hosted at Victor Central Schools.The day began

CDS "Handicapables" work towards OMRDD Name Change

The Handicapables, a self-advocacy group at CDS, began a project seven weeks ago, to raise awareness about support for a bill to change the name of th

"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