Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Kirch Developmental Services Center

Information and Referral Services


Improving the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families by providing exemplary Information and Referral Services.

The information and referral specialist provides support to families in Western New York and is available to answer questions from families, educators, health professionals, and other providers.

Topics Included

  • Providing information about specific types of disabilities or disability-related conditions
  • Identifying and accessing community resources such as recreational, financial, and therapeutic resources
  • Navigating childhood and adult service systems such as Health, Education, and Social Services
  • Supporting families in advocating for access to services
  • Assisting with transition planning and locating options for individuals with disabilities ages 14-25
  • Navigating the transition process
  • Post secondary options for individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Providing referral and contact information for local agencies and support services
  • Offering vocational information regarding assessments, options, and services
  • Providing independent living information
  • Providing support for any other concerns or questions

Our information and referral specialist can be contacted by calling (585) 273-3783. Callers can receive information and referral (verbal and/or written) about a wide range of supports and resources.

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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