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Children with Special Needs


Pennsylvania Parent Guide to Special Education for School Age Children, PA Department of Education
A guide for parents with children receiving special education in Pennsylvania as well as resources available to a parent of a child with disabilities.

My Child's Special Needs - A Guide to the Individualized Education Programs (IEP), U.S Department of Education
This guide provides general information on the Individualized Education Process (IEP) for parents, including the writing and implementing of an effective IEP.

Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania
A networking organization created by families for families of children and adults with special needs. They connect families in similar situations with one another so that they may share experiences, offer practical information and/or support. Toll free number is 1-800-986-4550 (for PA calls only).

Facts For Families, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
Provides concise up-to-date information and helpful tips for parents on a broad range of issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.