Rose F. Kennedy Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center


The Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine provides a broad spectrum of clinical services for infants, children, and adolescents and, despite its name, adults, with problems that include physical, developmental, language and learning disabilities.

One of the largest centers of its kind in the United States, CERC is a voluntary, nonsectarian agency whose services are essential components of the care available in New York City and New York State to all individuals with developmental disabilities. CERC's professional staff provides over 55,000 diagnostic, therapeutic and related visits to about 7,500 individuals and their families annually, while training close to 1,000 professionals each year.

CERC is a major component of the Rose F. Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD), one of 67 designated regional centers that are federally funded to conduct interdisciplinary training, provide exemplary clinical services, furnish technical assistance, carry out research in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities, and create a bridge between universities and the community through various outreach and dissemination activities, and by direct consumer involvement.


Message from the Interim Director

Robert Marion For more than half a century, the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) has provided compassionate, respectful care to infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities such as intellectual disabilities, autism, language disorders, learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, other neuromuscular disorders and behavioral problems. Using multidisciplinary teams to evaluate and care ... read more 


Contact Us

General information: 718-430-8500

Children under 3 years old: 718-430-3900
Children 3 to 5 years old: 718-430-8500
Children 6 and older: 718-430-3900

Adult Literacy: 718-430-3906



Upcoming Events

 Thursday, June 26, 2014
 Bronx DD Council to honor Dr. Farah Alam and the  CERC Dental Program



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