Who We Help
Family engagement is one of the most important building blocks in successful treatments and outcomes.
Autism Success Story
Autism advocate, Devereux parent and staff member, Amy Kelly, reflects on how far her incredible 13-year-old daughter, Annie, on the autism spectrum has come.
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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Through your gift, you are contributing to our mission to unlock and nurture human potential in people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health strongly supports and works to promote the inclusion of individuals living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities as full members of society.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), developmental disabilities are a group of conditions due to an impairment in physical, learning, language, or behavior areas. Learn more about how Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health assists these individuals who need our help, care and support.
According to the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities, more than 5 million Americans are estimated to have a developmental disability.
"Devereux has positively changed my life."
News and Events
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare, recently announced that Robert Q. Kreider, President and CEO, will retire in January 2018, following more than 20 years of extraordinary service.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s special screening of the movie Life, Animated was presented to a near sell-out crowd on February 13 in Pelham, N.Y. The event, held in partnership with The Picture House, was followed by a Q&A session with Ron and Cornelia Suskind, the parents featured in the film.
When working to improve educational outcomes for students with learning differences, it is essential to focus on cultivating behaviors that will equip each student to reach his or her true potential. At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Leo Kanner Learning Center, creative forms of learning are taking center stage when it comes to building confidence, generating positive behaviors and putting children with differences on a level playing field.