Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Education and Learning

Education and LearningServices and Programs

  • Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (RRCASD)
    The Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders provides community education and technical assistance to professionals, caregivers and individuals affected by an autism spectrum disorder within our 17-county region within Central/Western New York State.
  • Community Consultation Program
    University of Rochester's Community Consultation Program Provides evidence-based technical assistance and training to school teams and others who are working with children with disabilities and/or behavioral challenges. This is a program of the Division of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Local Resources

  • Nazareth College
    • Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute
      The wellness and rehabilitation institute offers physical therapy, speech-language therapy, occupational therapy, art therapy, kids clubs, a language and literacy clinic, and music therapy.  Services are provided by Nazareth students and low cost to families.
  • Learning Disabilities Association
    LDA – Life and Learning Services is a non-profit agency helping individuals with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and other developmental disabilities seek personal success in school, work, relationships, and independent living (585) 263-3323
  • PERL -Parent Educator Resource Library
    The Parent – Educator Resource Library connects families and educators with the information they need to help students. They provide a selection of books, videos, audiotapes, newsletters and articles for parents of students with disabilities, as well as general education information
    (585) 249-7065
  • EnCompass
    EnCompass Resources for Learning is a not-for-profit organization that provides innovative educational services to students who struggle to learn and to the families, schools and professionals that support them. These services are matched to each student's unique learning style in order to achieve success and enhance lifelong learning.
  • Daystar for Medically Fragile Children
    Daystar for Medically Fragile Children is New York State’s only pediatric day-respite program designed specifically to meet the needs of families with children as young as six months through age five who are coping with serious medical conditions and developmental complexities

State Resources

  • New York State Early Intervention Program
    The NYS Early Intervention Program for infants and toddlers
  • New York State Department Of Education
    The NYS Department of Education: Info on IEPs, accessing services, how special education works
  • NYSED School List
    NYSED displays a comprehensive list of schools devoted to various disabilities in New York State. Can be sorted by region or alphabetically.

Early Childhood Information and Referral

Early Childhood Direction Centers.

New York State Special Education

New York State Education Department Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Centers.

National Resources

  • National Center for Learning Disabilities
    Executive Functioning 101 e-book, a resource to help families, students, and professionals understand Executive Functioning disorders and how to help those who struggle with these skills.
  • Wisconsin Public Instruction
    WPI provides information on addressing health care needs in educational settings.

Connect with Golisano Children's Hospital

Golisano Children's Hospital Development

Contact Us

Golisano Children’s Hospital
Box 671
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

Phone: (585) 275-2986
Fax: (585) 275-3366

Directions to the Kirch Clinical Offices

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