Westchester ARC (Association for Retarded Children)
121 Westmoreland Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606
Contact Person: Cathleen Bahan
Phone Number: (914) 428-8330 (ext. 3119)
Fax Number: (914) 997-2985
Web address:
Number of Yrs in Service: 56

To empower children and adults with developmental disabilities to achieve their potential based on personal choices abilities and interests. This is accomplished through person-centered services, support to families, advocacy and leadership, which together inspire the community to value the inclusion of people  with developmental disabilities.


 Disabilities Served:

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


Ages Served:

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

Recreation Services Provided:

Arts x Team Sports  
Biking   Tennis  
Camps x Theater x
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social x Swimming  
Other Recreation: Field Trips, Vacations and Movies


Education Services Provided:

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


Transportation Services Provided:

Public   Travel Training x
Other Transportation: By local public school district.


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes x Supported Apartments x
Other Housing:


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship x Assessments x
Pooled Trusts   Disability Rights Advocacy x
Supplemental Needs Trust x Disability Support Groups x
School Advocacy x Sexuality Awareness Counseling x
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services:

Medical Services Services Provided:

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

Vocational Services Services Provided:

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