(Advocates for People with Developmental Disabilities)
P.O. Box 1692
White Plains, New York 10602

Contact Person: Janet Sugar
Phone Number: (914) 496-1318
Fax Number: (914) 667-4592
Web address:
Number of Yrs in Service: 25

GROW is an advocacy organization dedicated to achieve a full spectrum of opportunities to enable individuals with developmental disabilities to  achieve their greatest potential.


 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired   Visually Impaired  
Emotional / Psychiatric   Traumatic Brain Injured
Developmental Disabilities x Physical Disabilities  
Learning Disabilities   Autism x
Medically Fragile    
Other Disabilities: Must have Developmental Disabilities in combination with others checked above.


Ages Served:

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

Recreation Services Provided:

Arts   Team Sports  
Biking    Tennis  
Camps   Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social   Swimming  
Other Recreation:


Education Services Provided:

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


Transportation Services Provided:

Public   Travel Training  
Other Transportation:


Housing Services Provided: *

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Other Housing: *Provides ombudsman program for group homes. Provides support for families dealing with residential placements.


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship x Assessments  
Pooled Trusts x Disability Rights Advocacy x
Supplemental Needs Trust x Disability Support Groups x
School Advocacy x Sexuality Awareness Counseling x
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services: Parent and family education and support on topics checked above and other topics.

Medical Services Services Provided:

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

Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training   Supported Employment  
Pre-Vocational Training   Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling      
Other Vocational Services: