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UCP BuildingUnited Cerebral Palsy of Suffolk is a 501 C 3 comprehensive, not-for-profit service organization, which has a rich 60 year history of understanding and meeting the needs of individuals with disabilities. At UCP Suffolk, a team of skilled, dedicated professionals is committed to ensuring that a wide range of quality programs and services are available to all individuals. UCP Suffolk has locations for programs and services throughout Suffolk County including; three primary campuses, one day program satellite site, a new New Health Center which opened in 2008, two satellite clinics and 31 community-based residences. Our mission is clear - to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

UCP Suffolk is proud to have voluntarily sought National Accreditation for various services from CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. UCP Suffolk has maintained the highest possible level accreditation in all programs surveyed for over 20 years. Hundreds of standards are applied not only for services but also in the administrative and organizational support areas. The following services have achieved this CARF Accreditation Status:

In addition, The Children's Center at UCP Suffolk, Commack is a 2010-2011 National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) School of Excellence. This distinction is bestowed upon only a few select, qualified, licensed, private special education schools in the State of New York.

Selection as a NASET School of Excellence is the highest level of recognition a private special education school can achieve through the professional association. This honor is presented to private special education schools that meet specific professional criteria and have demonstrated truly exceptional dedication, commitment and achievement in the field of special education.