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Center for Developmental Services (CDS) Receives Hollingsworth Grant

Greenville, S.C.  (November 20, 2015):  The Center for Developmental Services (CDS) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Hollingsworth Funds.  This gift will help CDS conduct a space utilization survey as part of their strategic plan initiatives.  CDS is a resource in the upstate where families who have a child with a disability can turn for help.  From diagnosis and evaluation to treatment and therapy, the CDS partnership exists to make the process of caring for children with special needs easier, simpler and more effective.

“We are so thankful for the wonderful support of the Hollingsworth Funds in awarding us this grant,” said Dana McConnell, CDS Executive Director.  “It’s exciting to begin our strategic initiatives which will ultimately help us to better serve our families.”
About CDS
CDS is a unique partnership linking individuals and families with multi-disciplinary services for developmental evaluation, treatment, education and support.  The partnership is made up of Clarity;   Family Connection of S.C.; Greenville County School District; KidVentures of the Greenville County Disabilities and Special Needs Board; and four services of the Children’s Hospital of the Greenville Health System:  Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Kidnetics, the Wonder Center, and Prosthetics and Orthotics.  CDS and its partners serve over 6,000 children and families each year in one facility located on property donated by the First Presbyterian Church at 29 North Academy Street in Greenville.   For more information about CDS or its partners, visit You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter (CDSpartnership).