City School District of New Rochelle
Department of Special & Alternative Education

515 North Avenue
New Rochelle. New York 10801
Contact Person: Yvette Goorevitch, Director of Special and Alternative Education
Phone Number: (914) 576-4268
Fax Number: (914) 576-4295
Web address:
Number of Yrs in Service: 25+ years

To provide a free, appropriate special education program in the least restrictive environment for all eligible children with disabilities. 

 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired x Visually Impaired x
Emotional / Psychiatric x Traumatic Brain Injured x
Developmental Disabilities x Physical Disabilities x
Learning Disabilities x Autism x
Medically Fragile x  
Other Disabilities:


Ages Served:

0 to 5 x 22 to 65
6 to 21 x 65 and over

Recreation Services Provided:

Arts x Team Sports x
Biking  Tennis x
Camps Theater x
Dance Videography
Horseback Riding Wheelchair Sports
Martial Arts Writing
Music x Yoga
Social Swimming x
Other Recreation: Students with disabailities have access to all co-curricula activities provided by the district in addition to actvities including BEST BUDDIES and Special Olympics.


Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention x High School x
Pre-School x Post Secondary
Elementary/Middle School x Pre-Vocational x
Professional Assessments x
Other Education:


Transportation Services Provided:

Public x Travel Training x
Private x
Other Transportation:


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes Supported Apartments
Other Housing:


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship Assessments x
Pooled Trusts Disability Rights Advocacy x
Supplemental Needs Trust Disability Support Groups x
School Advocacy x
Sexuality Awareness Counseling x
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services: Advocacy and support services are provided via collaboration with the district's SEPTA organization.

Medical Services Services Provided:

Clinical Services Nutrition Counseling
Dental Psychiatric Psychological Services x
Adaptive Technology x Speech Therapy x
Occupational Therapy x Physical Therapy x
Other Medical Services:

Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation Sheltered Employment
Vocational Training x Supported Employment
Pre-Vocational Training x Competitive Employment
Vocational Counseling x
Other Vocational Services: The district provides services in Project Search in collaboration with Montefiore Hosptial
                   Community Day Services Provided:
Day Habilitation Drop In Centers
Day Treatments Psychosocial
Pre Employment
Supported Education