CDS Monarch Blog

CDS Monarch Special Olympics Team Earn Medals at Track & Field Tournament

On Saturday, May 6th, the Genesee Region Special Olympic Track and Field Tournament was held at York Central School in Retsof, NY. There were teams...



Staff Spotlight: Caley Ferguson, Autism Skill Building Coordinator

Caley started at CDS Monarch in July of 2016 as the Autism Skill Building Coordinator. In just a short time she has helped make the program her own...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Earn Medals at Swimming Tournament

On Saturday, April 29th the Webster Aquatic Center hosted the Genesee Region Special Olympic Swimming Tournament. About 200 swimmers from the area...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Silver at Super Regional Basketball Tournament

On Saturday, April 1st the Special Olympic Super Regional Basketball Tournament was held at the College at Brockport, with more than 40 teams parti...




CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Gold & Silver at Snowshoe Tournament

On Saturday, February 4th, the Genesee Region Special Olympic Skiing and Snow Shoe Tournament was held at Bristol Mountain Resort in Canandaigua. C...



Mission Champion: Valarie Daniels

Valarie started at CDS Monarch in February of 1988 as a support specialist at Webster Creative Opportunities. One year later, she was promoted to t...



Mission Champion: Kiswana Holmes

Kiswana started at CDS Monarch in August of 2010 as a support specialist at our Mill Hollow residence where she currently serves as an assistant re...



Autism Skill Building Teaches Teamwork Through Pumpkin Catapulting

The Autism Skill Building group took a trip to Webster Park Wednesday, October 12th where they set up a small catapult to launch pumpkins and apple...



Staff Feature: Idalis Hernandez

Idalis is a Treatment Coordinator who started at CDS Monarch in November of 2000. Idalis works in our Active Seniors and Transitions programs. She ...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Soccer Team Takes the Gold Medal

The Special Olympic Upstate Fall Classic Soccer Tournament was held at the Total Sports Experience in Gates, New York Saturday, September 24th. Tea...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Silver and Bronze at Bocce Tournament

Taccolana Club in Rome, New York hosted the Special Olympic Super Regional Bocce Tournament Saturday, September 10th. Special Olympics teams from t...




Mission Champion: Chris Ryan, CDS Life Transitions

Chris Ryan started in December of 1999 as an Accounts Payable Coordinator, where she currently serves today. Her daily tasks include, but aren't li...



Individuals Bring Lego Italy to CDS Monarch

The Hard Road workshop Prevocational program assists and works with the people we serve to help prepare them to move on to a more independent work ...