|Delaware County Office of Intellectual Disabilities - Supportive Services||Conduct a Prioritization of Urgency of Needs (PUNS) assessment
Develop an Individual Service Plan (ISP) that outlines needed services
Locate, coordinate and monitor services and supports
Assist individuals to maximize sources of financial support
Locate generic community supports such as gyms, clubs, recreation groups
Monitor the services to ensure the person's ISP is being followed
Life-sharing and other residential options
Adult educational opportunities
Supports directly managed by the individual/family
Companion Services||Delaware||Office of Intellectual Disabilities||Delaware County Office of Intellectual Disabilities|
|Devereux Pennsylvania - Children and Adults with Special Needs - Adult Service Division||Campus and community homes and apartments offering respite, semi-independent living, supported living programs, and shared-living programs/lifesharing, vocational and employment services.||Chester||Devereux Pa Adult Services Division||Devereux Pennsylvania|
|Devereux Pennsylvania - Children and Adults with Special Needs - Children's Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services||Campus and community based residential treatment, including specialized programs and schools for individuals with autism; sexual responsibility programs for males, special education programs including day school programs, treatment family program, community integration and employment programs.||Chester||Devereux Children's Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services||Devereux Pennsylvania|
|Mental Health Partnerships - Special Education Project of PIN||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 to provide both an education and appropriate services to children who have been determined to have special needs and, as a result, have an Individualized Education Program. In addition, the Philadelphia Office of Mental Health (OMH) goes into the public schools to provide support to children in crisis and training for parents, advocates and professionals about the special education rights of children under local, state and federal law.||Philadelphia||Mental Health Partnerships (MHP) - Philadelphia; Center City||Mental Health Partnerships|
|Migrant Education Program Services||The PDE Migrant Education Program (PMEP) provides supplemental educational and support services to migratory children. The Migrant Education Program assists local school districts with improving and coordinating the educational continuity for the children of migratory farm workers who have had their schooling interrupted. We work in close collaboration with school districts, intermediate units, and community agencies to help migratory children meet the same high standards expected of all children by coordinating and supporting services that sustain and accelerate their progress in school.||Dauphin||*Main Site (PMEP) (Pennsylvania Department of Education Migrant Education Program)||PA Department of Education Migrant Education Program|
|Pennsylvania Bureau of Special Education||Provides general supervision over all public schools, school districts, and other public education agencies within the state to ensure that each student with a disability receives a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and that each family has the benefits of a system of procedural safeguards. Oversees assessments of students with complex support needs and monitors compliance of schools with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.||Dauphin||Bureau of Special Education||Pennsylvania Department of Education|
|Philadelphia HUNE - Adult and Children Services||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 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.||Philadelphia||Philadelphia HUNE, Inc. - Philadelphia; West Kensington||Philadelphia HUNE|
|Preparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Careers (PREP Charter High)||Special education services mandate specially designed instruction based on individual needs. These services are available to school-aged students who have been identified by a multi-disciplinary team evaluation. These services are mandated by federal and state law and are described as follows:
- Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorder
- Blindness/visual impairment
- Deafness/hearing impairment
- Mental retardation
- Neurological impairment
- Physical disability
- Social emotional disturbance
- Specific learning disability
- Speech and language impairment||Philadelphia||Preparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Careers - Philadelphia; South Philadelphia||Preparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Careers (PREP Charter High)|
|Valley Forge Educational Services||Valley Forge Educational Services fully understands the needs of families who have children with learning challenges. That’s why VFES offers a wide variety of educational options on its Malvern campus.
The Crossroads School offers three programs for success, Foundations First, Connections and Explorations, which address the needs of children, ages 4 to 15, who often learn differently.
The Vanguard School offers educational programs for children ages 4 to 21 who present learning challenges as a result of Autism Spectrum Disorders, neurological impairment, or related social emotional difficulties.
And then there is summer. What do you do when summer comes and schools close? You come to Summer Matters, a set of three unique programs specifically designed to address extended learning and fun during July and August.||Chester||*Main Site (Valley Forge Educational Services)||Valley Forge Educational Services|
|Wissahickon School District - Special Education||Wissahickon School District provides special education services for all eligible students in K-12. Special education programs are either operated by our school district or the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. Services by disability area are listed as follow:
- Deaf - Blindness
- Hearing Impairment
- Mental Retardation
- Emotional Disturbance
- Specific Learning Disability
- Speech and Language Impairment
- Orthopedic Impairment
- Visual Impairment including blindness
- Gifted Support Program
- Other Health Impairments||Montgomery||Wissahickon School District - Montgomery; Ambler||Wissahickon School District|