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A combination of two or more significant cognitive, physical and/or sensory disabilities.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Canine Partners for Life - Service Dog ProgramGreater independence, joy, fulfillment, confidence, security, and love are provided by CPL service dogs. Our service dog program is designed to help individuals who have a wide range of disabilities. CPL trains service dogs to assist individuals who have mobility impairment and balance disorders, difficulty using their hands/arms, health related fatigue issues, and people with seizure disorders.ChesterCanine Partners for Life - Chester; CochranvilleCanine Partners for Life
HMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy - Day ProgramPromotes students’ cognitive and social development. Services inlude: Skilled nursing care, medications and tube feedings - and remain alert to any changes in their emotional and physical wellbeing. Daily morning rounds inform the team of special concerns Each student follows a weekly schedule that incorporates all activities of the school day - class time, therapy sessions, personal care, lunch - what they’re involved in, with which staff and where. But we flexibly adjust for special circumstances and events - guest readers, performers, holiday celebrations, class trips and more.PhiladelphiaHMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaHMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy
HMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy - Residential ProgramProvides students an environment with a 5-day or 7-day school-year option. Offers comfortable home-away-from-home space for students’ bedrooms, belongings and personal care. Spacious and cheerful, the residence looks out to HMS’s courtyard garden and the University City streetscape. The nursing department ensures 24-hour continuity of care between school and residence. Also offers a transition experience from adolescence to young adulthood, preparing students with skills and readiness, confidence building and assertiveness, emotional support and social facility. We encourage this option as a way to prepare for life after 21.PhiladelphiaHMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy - Philadelphia; West PhiladelphiaHMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy
Music TherapyMusic therapy, simply put, is the therapeutic use of music by a trained professional to achieve a desired effect or accomplish a personal goal or objective.DelawareMusic Works - Delaware; HavertownMusicWorks
Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania - Corporate OfficeParent to Parent Pennsylvania is the largest mentoring program in the state for families who have children or adults with disabilities or special needs. We match families together on a one-to-one basis with a Peer Supporter for purposes of emotional support and information. Parents/family members find great support from another parent/family member who has experienced the joys and challenges of parenting a child who has a disability or special need. Parent to Parent provides the kind of support that probably cannot come from any other resource. Parent to Parent of PA can match for physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, special health care needs, behavioral/mental health concerns, foster care or adoption and educational issues. Please note: list is not inclusive. Support Groups: Help parents or family members locate support group that meet their needs. Technical Assistance: Provide technical assistance to local support and mentor groups.DauphinParent to Parent of Pennsylvania - Corporate OfficeParent to Parent of Pennsylvania
Penn Foundation - Assertive Community TreatmentAssertive Community Treatment (ACT) provides community-based psychiatric treatment, outreach, rehabilitation, and support to individuals with severe mental illness who may have co-occurring problems and who may have had multiple psychiatric and substance abuse hospitalizations. This program aims to fulfill needs and achieve goals that have not been met through traditional office-based treatment and rehabilitation services.BucksPenn Foundation - Bucks; SellersvillePenn Foundation
United Cerebral Palsy Association - Adult ServicesAdult Services works to maximize an individual's independence and inclusion in the community by increasing vocational opportunities, strengthening independent living skills, and improving social competencies. Adult Services programs are available to individuals over the age of 18 with physical and developmental disabilities, and a variety of visual, hearing, speech, and learning impairments. Services are provided to adults with cerebral palsy, autism, head trauma, Down Syndrome, spinal cord injuries, mental health difficulties, a diagnosis of mental retardation, or any condition that limits a person's independence. Adult Development Program and OPTIONS as well as the Adult Training ProgramPhiladelphiaUnited Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Chestnut HillUnited Cerebral Palsy Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity

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