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
- Autistic Children Can Outgrow Difficulty Understanding Visual Cues and Sounds
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Celebration of Rare Disease Day, "Rare People with Unique Talents on an Almost Rare Day"
An Art Exhibit featuring Works from CERC, AHRC NYC, and IAHD
Thursday, February 28th, 2013, 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Lobby of the Van Etten Building
American Medical News interviews Robert Marion, M.D., about prenatal whole genome sequencing, which can identify an unborn child’s risk of developing chronic diseases. Because this new test will provide detailed information on mutations of 20,000 to 25,000 genes, some of which will not be significant, Dr. Marion stresses the importance of preparing healthcare professionals to counsel expectant parents about the results. Dr. Marion is director of Einstein’s Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center and chief of developmental medicine at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center. (Monday, Aug 27, 2012)
ABCNews.com interviews Dr. Robert Marion about surprising new research that finds drinking alcohol in moderation during pregnancy is safe. (Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012)
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