Schenectady ARC’s innovative after-school program is operated in partnership with the Scotia-Glenville Central School District and the Capital District YMCA. This creates and opportunity for children with disabilities to receive services alongside children without disabilities. This is Schenectady County’s only fully integrated after-school program.Schenectady ARC’s Elementary After-School Program began operating in September 2005 in direct response to the need for specialized after-school care for children with intellectual and other developmental disabilities residing in the Scotia-Glenville School District. The after-school program operates out of Glen-Worden Elementary School located at 30 Worden Road Scotia, NY 12302. Schenectady ARC supports eight children, ages 5-12 that live in the Scotia-Glenville Central School District. The Elementary After-School Program provides the children with the opportunity to play and learn alongside children without disabilities in social and recreational activities. Learning centers that are offered include but are not limited to arts-n-crafts, math, science and technology, sensory stimulation, building and manipulative activities, nutrition, board and card games, as well as small and large group recreational activities/games, homework help, and community based service projects. The children receive services that are adapted to their specialized needs. A behaviorist is available to develop enriched services for students. They can also implement, and oversee clinical supports such as visual schedules and other visual aids, role-playing, videos, emotional self-awareness, social skill building, coping skills, and involvement with peer mentors.