Parent InformationClick below to access great resources for parents that have children with special needs
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Local Disability Resources
UCP- United Cerebral Palsy http://achieva.info/
ACHIEVA - Arc of Greater Pittsburgh http://achieva.info/ 412-995-5000
Mental Health America Allegheny County (MHAAC) http://www.mhaac.net/412-661-7860Allegheny County Department of Human Services- Behavioral Healthhttp://allegheny.pa.networkofcare.org/mh/services/agency.aspx?pid=AlleghenyCountyDepartmentofHumanServicesOfficeofBehavioralHealth_758_2_0
Autism LinksS.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere)POACAutism Society of PittsburghTransition InformationQuick Cues is a social script iPod/iPhone app for teens and young adults on the autism spectrum. It guides the user in social situations and helps teach new skills, conveniently and privately.My Healthy Smile is an iPod /iPhone app that teaches children good oral health and prepares children for a trip to the dentist. For children developmentally between ages 3-10.
Visit Apple iTunes store to download.Inclusive Storytime: A storytime for children with special needs, their friends and families at the Carnegie Library.
Various dates and times available. See link: http://www.carnegielibrary.org/storytime-sensory-discoveries-at-your-library/
Life Skills SupportIntellectual Disabilities SitesAllegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Intellectual Disabilities (OID)http://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/Programs-Services/Disabilities/Intellectual-Disability.aspxIntake and Registration for Individuals with a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability call 412-253-1250Disability Gov.American Association on Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesAllegheny County Family Resource Guide
Resources for Families of Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children
The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Dara Ware Allen, Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator at 341 Bellfield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412.529.HELP (4357).