Our Care Profile
Cedarcrest Center for Children with Disabilities is a specialized pediatric medical facility and school providing comprehensive services to children with complex medical and developmental needs. It is the only pediatric post acute provider in New Hampshire. [View a map of the home communities of children Cedarcrest served this past year.]
With more than 70 years of service to children with special needs, we are widely regarded for our exceptional medical, education, and therapy services, and a key resource in ensuring a range of care options for children with disabilities and their families.
Ages Served: At Cedarcrest Center we provide medical services for children from infants through age 21, and school services for children from three to 21 years of age.
Capacity: We can serve up to 26 children as residents and 20 as students in Cedarcrest School at any one time. In addition, the Center serves children living in the community through day education and outreach therapy services in area schools.
Staffing: A staff of more than 100 individuals provides around-the-clock care and services to the children. Nearly two-thirds of the staff are full-time.
Physician Services: Dr. Kathleen Fisher, Medical Director, of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center oversees the children’s medical care. A diverse group of medical specialists in Manchester, Boston and at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon also provide specialty care, either on-site through Telehealth or at their facility.