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Advocacy

717-939-3731 · 4751 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 · Map

The federal and state laws governing the rights of students with disabilities can seem overwhelming and complex at first; however, understanding the special education process and knowing how to utilize the laws as they were meant to be utilized is…

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Arc of Chester County - Advocacy

610-696-8090 · 900 Lawrence Drive, West Chester, PA, 19380 · Map

Advocacy services help families and self-advocates understand and navigate the mental health/intellectual and developmental disability service systems. Our advocates safeguard individual rights and promote self-determination and inclusion. The Arc's advocates provide one-to-one support and mentoring services, help parents effectively plan…

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Arc of Chester County - Special Education Advocacy

610-696-8090 · 900 Lawrence Drive, West Chester, PA, 19380 · Map

The Arc of Chester Countys advocacy services help families and self-advocates understand and navigate the mental health/intellectual and developmental disability service systems. Our advocates safeguard individual rights and promote self-determination and inclusion. The Arcs advocates: provide one-to-one support and mentoring…

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Arc of Erie County

814-452-4865 · 1062 Brown Avenue, Erie, PA, 16502 · Map

Provides advocacy and support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. They provide free educational advocacy, monitor relevant legislation and support programs that highlight current research.…

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Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties

610-849-8076 · 2289 Avenue A, Bethlehem, PA, 18017 · Map

Advocates for the rights of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Specific services include adult day services, recreational programs, family support services and a family resource center/lending library. Also offers assistance with hiring personal care attendants…

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Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The

570-346-4010 · 115 Meadow Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18505 · Map

Advocates and provides services for the rights of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities/Autism. Specific services include adult day services, vocational services, community residential services and recreational programs.…

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CATCH CMH/MRC - Consultation & Education Services

215-463-1854 · 1227 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19145 · Map

Provides outreach services to children and their families with emphasis on individualized plans than are bio-psych-socially appropriate and culturally competent. The program design ensures that a child at risk for behavioral health issues gain access to necessary community based…

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Disability Rights Pennsylvania - Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities

215-238-8070 · 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 · Map

Under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act), DRP provides advocacy to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness,Traumatic Brain Injury, etc. DRP focuses on issues such as community integration, protection from abuse and neglect,…

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Educational Advocacy

570-473-1007 · 400 Line Street, Sunbury, PA, 17801 · Map

Offers advocacy and support for parents who are working with school officials to obtain the necessary accomodations for their children via IEPs or behavioral plans.…

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Education Law Center - Ensuring That All Children Have Access to School

215-238-6970 · 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 · Map

Many children are kept out of school, or endure long delays, because their districts or schools do not understand (or have chosen not to follow) the law. Among those most affected are children in foster and group homes, homeless children,…

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Freedom Valley Disability Center - Special Education Advocacy

610-353-6640 · 3607 Chapel Road, Newtown Square, PA, 19073 · Map

The Center for Independent Living CIL assist in cutting through the "red tape" that often separates persons with disabilities from benefits, products, or services that best meet their needs.…

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Local Task Force for the Right to Education in Allegheny County

412-394-5930 · 475 East Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA, 15120 · Map

Provides a parent assistance line to help parents of children with special needs get information concerning special education issues. Will put together a team to monitor a particular classroom(s) in a school building when a request is made by a…

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Mental Health Partnerships - Special Education Project of PIN

215-751-1800 · 1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 · Map

Special Education Project of PIN works to protect the rights of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders in the educational system. The program monitors the Philadelphia School District to make sure it is fulfilling its legal obligation…

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National Center for Learning Disabilities

212-545-7510 · 32 Laight Street, New York, NY, 10013 · Map

Provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities. …

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PEAL Center (Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership)

412-281-4404 · 2325 East Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15203 · Map

The PEAL Center is the Parent and Training Information Center for the State of Pennsylvania.The PEAL Center provides Training;information and technical assistance to help parents throughout Pennsylvania become more effective advocates for their children.Services include:information about the special education system,workshops…

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Philadelphia HUNE - Adult and Children Services

215-425-6203 · 2200 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19133 · Map

What We Do: Provide training sessions for parents of children with disabilities on all aspects of special education, including the Federal Laws (IDEA and NCLB) and the State Law (PA Regulations and Standards) in order to ensure that their…

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