Philadelphia HUNE - Adult and Children Services

Philadelphia HUNE, Inc. - Philadelphia; West Kensington

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General Information
Description of ServiceWhat 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 children receive a Free Appropriate Public Education. Train parents individually on how to access information on education, disabilities and resources available regarding children with disabilities through on-line services.

HUNE assists parents of exceptional children to:
- Understand the nature of their children's disabilities and their educational and developmental needs.
- Communicate effectively with personnel responsible for providing special education, early intervention, transition and related services.
- Participate in the decision making process, the development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), and the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
- Obtain appropriate information about the range of options, programs, services and resources available to assist exceptional children and their families.
- Understand the availability of, and how to effectively use procedural safeguards under the Individual with Disabilities Act (IDEA) including encouraging the use of, and explaining the benefits of alternative methods of dispute resolution, such as mediation.
- Understand the provision of IDEA for the education of early intervention services to exceptional children.
- Participate in school reform activities. Negotiate for increased availability of interpreters and the development and dissemination of special education forms in Spanish.
Geographical AreaCounties: Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
Intake ProcedureFor additional information, please call 215-425-6203 or visit our website at
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNot Available
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 2200 North 2nd Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19133
Mailing Address 1 2200 NORTH 2ND STREET
Mailing City, State, Zip PHILADELPHIA, PA 19133
Main Phone 215-425-6203
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Philadelphia HUNE
Affiliated Program: Philadelphia HUNE, Inc. - Philadelphia; West Kensington
This Service: Philadelphia HUNE - Adult and Children Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Bilingual Education (HH-1000)
Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions (YJ-8750.1500)
Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays (LR-1700)
Hispanic/Latino Community (YH-6000.3100)
Parents of People With Disabilities (YJ-6750.6500)
Special Education (HH-8000)
Special Education Advocacy (FT-8000.8000)
Special Education Issues (YZ-8290)
Special Education Plan Development (HH-8000.8100)