Community Partner Spotlight – Fierce Fitness with trainer Eric DeCarlis

Community Partner Spotlight – Fierce Fitness with trainer Eric DeCarlis

The Kelberman Center is honored to be the recipient of an Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Award grant for our Off the Couch & Out of the Box wellness series, which is designed to get participants “off the couch” and thinking “outside the box” related to physical activity and nutrition. From a very young age,Continue reading →

Promise Preschool Educators Dedicated to New Teaching Protocol and Certification Program

Promise Preschool Educators Dedicated to New Teaching Protocol and Certification Program

The Kelberman Center’s Promise Preschool kicked off its 2018-2019 school year with an exciting partnership with Pyramid Education Services. Their focus: functional communication, academic and social skills. The 10-month rigorous evaluation and consultation program started with several staffers, 5 full days of training and a dedicated consultant ensuring the team follows and implements all componentsContinue reading →

Vote for us in the Community Choice Awards!

Vote for us in the Community Choice Awards!

We are asking for your support to bring iCan Bike to the Mohawk Valley! Did you know about 80% of people with autism NEVER learn to ride a bike? iCan Bike uses adapted bikes to get even the most tentative riders on two wheels within 5 days. And, the whole community can get involved byContinue reading →

Kelberman Clinic Offers Evaluations & Therapy

Kelberman Clinic Offers Evaluations & Therapy

The Kelberman Center Clinic provides services to individuals with autism and developmental disabilities and their families. Currently there is no wait list for counseling sessions!

These Summer Days Are Truly Awesome

These Summer Days Are Truly Awesome

Every day at Awesome Summer Days camp brings a new adventure! Recently, campers went on a trip to The Wild in Chittenango, they participated in science experiments, they danced and sang – and best of all – they are having fun with their friends. Check out these photos to get a sneak peek of everything happeningContinue reading →

Kelberman Center Has Moved!

Kelberman Center Has Moved!

The Kelberman Center is very excited to announce that we have officially moved into our new administrative and clinical space at 2608 Genesee Street! Staff and clinicians can now be found under one roof, and we are sure that this will lead to an even higher level of coordinated care and integrated service for theContinue reading →

Awesome Summer Days 2016 Starts with a Roar!

Awesome Summer Days 2016 Starts with a Roar!

Awesome Summer Days camp kicked off just after the Fourth of July. Campers arrived to their new site at Sauquoit Middle School to see old friends, meet new friends, and enjoy the best that summer has to offer. Counselors spent the week prior to camp completing training and setting up rooms so that campers felt rightContinue reading →

A Day at the Zoo

A Day at the Zoo

On June 21, the Promise Program classroom at the Jewish Community Center took a field trip to the Utica Zoo. The Promise Program was able to enter the zoo at 9:30 a.m. so they could spend some quiet, one-on-one time with the animals. Students enjoyed the nature trail, animal exhibits, lunch under the pavilion, andContinue reading →

School Consultation Going Strong

School Consultation Going Strong

Dr. Mara Vanderzell, Director of Consultation and Behavioral Services at the Kelberman Center, recently announced that her department delivered over 1,200 hours of consultation services this school year. Those hours represent a remarkable amount of time spent helping students, teachers and administrators create environmental and educational adjustments that give students the best possible chance ofContinue reading →