Welcome to East River Child Development Center


Located in Manhattan, ERCDC is a private, non-profit, family centered, community based CPSE preschool offering educational and therapeutic services to children with special needs between the ages of 2 and 5.

We believe that a child’s first experience in school should be a happy one.

This is best accomplished when teachers and parents work together to support your child’s educational experience.

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Classroom Events

Parents are encouraged to come in and participate in classroom events with their child.

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Center based classroom at East River CDC

Center Based Classrooms

ERCDC’s self-contained classrooms can serve children throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

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Bilingual Programs

As children learn and grow, instruction is provided in the child’s demonstrated primary language.

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