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Article 16


The Article 16 Clinic provides therapy services to individuals and their collaterals which are habilitative or rehabilitative in nature at six different locations located throughout the Tri-County area. Specializing in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and mental health services which include psychotherapy and psychiatry services. These services occur at certified clinic sites and provide quality services through the use of experienced and licensed staff. Individuals who have a diagnosis or a suspected diagnosis may be referred. Referrals can be directed toward the treatment manager of the Article 16 Clinic. Based on the results therapy recommendations will be made.

Main Location

Mountain Lake Services
Helen F. McDonald Center
10 St. Patrick’s Place
Port Henry, NY 12974

Hours of Operation

  • Mon - Fri
    8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat - Sun

Satellite Sites

Advocacy & Resource Center
Champlain Valley Industries
  • 9 Industrial Boulevard
    Plattsburgh, NY 12903
  • (518) 563-0037
  • (518) 563-4397
Advocacy & Resource Center
  • 279 New York Road
    Plattsburgh, NY 12903
  • (518) 324-8651
  • (518) 562-1238
Mountain Lake Services
Gerald B. Edwards Center
  • 100 Industrial Parkway
    Keeseville, NY 12944
  • (518) 834-1188
  • (518) 834-1155
Jefferson / St. Lawrence NYSARC
Canton Day Hab.
  • 6 Commerce Lane
    Canton, NY 13617
  • (315) 379-9571
  • (315) 379-0834
Jefferson / St. Lawrence NYSARC
Norwood Day Hab.
  • South Main Street
    Norwood, NY 13668
  • (315) 353-6618
  • (315) 353-4620

Programs & Services

Service Eligibility

To receive services from Mountain Lake Services, one must be deemed eligible for services provided by OPWDD. This is determined by a regional eligibility committee.

To qualify for OPWDD services, one must have a qualifying diagnosis, an IQ that falls in the disabled range, significant adaptive deficits, and an onset of a disability prior to the age of 22.

Qualifying diagnoses are:
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurological Impairment
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

A person must score 70 or below to have an IQ in the disabled range.

Available Services


Services designed to evaluate, assess, treat or diminish conditions affecting gross motor skills, ambulation, posture, balance, strength and/or range of motion.


Services designed to evaluate, assess, treat or diminish functional impairments which adversely affect Independent performance of significant activities of daily living.


Services designed to evaluate, assess, treat or diminish deficits in receptive/expressive language, communication skills, articulation and dining safety. Services include the development of alternative communication strategies.


Evaluation and assessment of mental/emotional conditions by a physician with specialized advanced training in the diagnosis and management of these disorders, one modality being the prescription of psychotropic medication and the on-going monitoring of response to such medication.


Include but not limited to the administration and diagnosing by use of psychological testing and completion of behavioral assessments. These services may assist people with intellectual and /or development disabilities and their families through one time testing or ongoing therapeutic counseling.


Services designed to enhance and maintain the psychosocial functioning of individuals, families and small groups. The professional application of social work theory and methods to the treatment and prevention of various emotional, mental, or behavioral concerns. Services consist of assessment; diagnosis; treatment, including psychotherapy and counseling; client-centered advocacy; consultation; and evaluation, as based on the knowledge of one or more theories of human development within a psychosocial context.

For further information about eligibility or receiving services from Mountain Lake Services' Article 16 Clinic, please contact the treatment manager at 518-546-7151 x147.