Family Resources

Linking families of children and adults with disabilities.

Disability Rights Pennsylvania works to advance and protect the civil rights of adults and children with a wide range of disabilities.

Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 A guide to disability rights law.

The premiere source for Developmental Disability news.

The Arc of Pennsylvania promotes the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
The Arc of the United States promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Training opportunities available on website.
The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council is a group of people with disabilities, family members, advocates, and state department representatives who work to create favorable conditions for people with developmental disabilities and their families in the Commonwealth.
Pennsylvania’s leading source of autism-related resources and information.
The mission of the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is to support Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities and their families to achieve greater independence, choice and opportunity in their lives. This resource center is the home for ODP’s training, communications and informational resources.
ACC Community is an effort to unite all individuals concerned with communication rights for Pennsylvanians with intellectual disability, autism, movement difficulties and other disabilities that create complex communication needs. Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is any form of communication other than spoken/oral language used to express thoughts, needs, wants and ideas.
Accurate, reliable information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.
Helpful information on financial aid options, college scholarships, accommodations for college students with disabilities, as well as assistive technology, equipment and tools.
The mission of the PEAL Center is to educate and empower families to ensure that children, youth and young adults with disabilities and special health care needs lead rich, active lives as full members of their schools and communities.
The mission of the Washington County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is to provide holistic, person-centered services and supports for infants, children, adolescents, and adults with Mental Health, Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities.
Cerebral palsy help for parents and caregivers.
A parent’s guide; Your child has been diagnosed with Autism.

Living alone and housing resources for people with autism.