Discovering each child's lifelong potential

Who We Serve

Children and youth with disabilities. Heart & soul. And great potential.


Reaching Their Lifelong Potential

Mary Cariola staff members have been hailed as experts in helping children and youth with intellectual disabilities and autism because we never stop creating revolutionary ways to help our students flourish.

Success Stories

Parent Perspectives

Parents and families experience intermittent miracles at Mary Cariola. Here, they share their incredible stories with us.

Children's Profiles


Meet some of the children who attend our classes, live in our residential homes and light up our lives.

Share Your Story

We spend so much time with you and your children, we feel like we’re one big family. And we love hearing your stories—which is why we offer a place to share them.

What MCCC Parents Are Saying

“Thank you for taking such wonderful care of Jordan. His success has come to him because of the care and expertise you all demonstrate on a daily basis. Also, a heartfelt thanks for taking the time to really know him. I know it’s part of your job, but I really appreciate how well you do it. I’m glad you have discovered what a neat little boy Jordan is.”
The Knaak Family

What Our Colleagues Are Saying

“Mary Cariola Children’s Center is a national model for serving children with sensory disorders…This is a model sensory school…with kind and caring staff.”
Laura Barker, clinician and educator who gives seminars around the country on the “Ready Approach,” which identifies and meets the needs of those with maladaptive responses associated with sensory needs