supporting special education in the Upper dublin school district since 2005

The Arc Alliance mission is to support families and individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities and other disabilities by providing exceptional personal services, support and training; inspiring hope, potential, and well-being; ensuring valued life experiences and treatment expected by all people.

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The Growth Opportunity Center is one of the largest mental health providers in the region.  The mission of the Growth Opportunity Center is to provide a comprehensive continuum of mental health services to the community. For over 38 years, we have been dedicated to providing a wide range of services to children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and families.
Our mission is to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Stay connected! Sign up to receive news and special announcements.
Early Intervention is made up of services and supports that help children with developmental delays and their families.Early Intervention services are designed with values that include individualizing the supports for children and families, providing those supports in places familiar to the child and family, and building on the supports that already exist in the child’s life.

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. Begin your search in the Advocacy Libraries and Law Libraries. You will find thousands of articles, cases, and resources about dozens of topics.

The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.

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The PEAL Center is an organization of parents of children with special health care needs and disabilities reaching out to assist:

  • Families of children with disabilities or special health care needs
  • Professionals and others who assist children with disabilities or special health care needs
  • Children, youth and young adults with disabilities or special health care needs ages 0-26

Are you looking for reliable, up-to-date information about resources in the Philadelphia area for children and families? You’ve come to the right place! CAP4Kids will help you find many community agencies that exist to improve or enhance the lives of children, teens and families.

SPEAC does not recommend or endorse the agencies or resources listed on the site. This is an informational site only. We encourage users to carefully review and evaluate all services and decide what is best to meet the needs of their families.

The Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, a regional educational service agency, provides dynamic, visionary leadership and effective, efficient services for constituent school districts, schools and students.

The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania’s vision is that all Pennsylvanians with disabilities are empowered with opportunities and choices, are valued members of their communities fully included in all aspects of community life having access to quality education, employment opportunities, and housing options living free from abuse, neglect and discrimination.

Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (DRN) is a statewide, non–profit corporation designated as the federally–mandated organization to advance and protect the civil rights of adults and children with disabilities. DRN works with people with disabilities and their families to ensure their rights to live in their communities with the services they need, to receive a full and inclusive education, to live free of discrimination, abuse and neglect, and to have control and self–determination over their services.

The fast and easy way to apply for benefits - anytime and anywhere. COMPASS is an online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs.

PaTTAN - The mission of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network is to support the efforts and initiatives of the Bureau of Special Education, and to build the capacity of local educational agencies to serve students who receive special education services.

PEAC works to promote education that includes all children by providing individual technical assistance, advocacy, and supports to families; assisting institutions of higher education better prepare teachers to effectively teach all children; and influencing and supporting schools, policymakers, and the community to effectively implement inclusive practices and policies. We are a partnership of parents, educators, related professionals and others who believe that children of all backgrounds and abilities should be successfully educated together in their neighborhood schools within the general education curriculum.

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