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www.thearc.org  This is the National Arc web site for information, education and referral to national and state arc organizations.

www.thearcpa.org   PA Arc organization for statewide legislative issues as well as education and information.  Here you will find easy access to communicate with your legislators and pass bills that will benefit individuals with developmental disabilities. Click on the  Arc of PA Action Alert  button on the left to view current issues affecting individuals with disabilities.

www.elc-pa.org
The Education Law Center is a nonprofit legal advocacy and educational organization, dedicated to ensuring that all children in Pennsylvania have access to a quality public education.  This web site is full of publications, tool kits, fact sheets and manuals to help parents get a general understanding of special education law.

www.wrightslaw.com 
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys go to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. Wrightslaw has thousands of articles, cases, and free resources about dozens of topics.

www.disabilityscoop.com
Resource for developemental disability news and headlines.

www.advocacyinstitute.org
The Advocacy Institute works to develop of products, projects and services that work to improve the lives of people with disabilities. The Advocacy Institute hosts the Advocacy Academy which provides ongoing, special education advocacy training through a webinar service, allowing you to view advocacy seminars from the comfort of your home.

www.pattan.net 
The Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education.  PaTTAN offers many resources and materials and hosts training events which parents are invited to attend.

www.pealcenter.org
The PEAL Center serves Western and Central Pennsylvania. They provide training and information for parents and friends of children with disabilities, as well as their educators and their advocates.

www.parenttoparent.org
Parent to Parent links families of children and adults with disabilities or special needs in PA.

www.pde.state.pa.us 
Official web site of the Pennsylvania Department of Education

www.ed.gov/osersīž 
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services provides supports and resources to parents, school districts and states in the areas of special education, vocational rehabilitation and research.

www.ncld.org 
The National Center for Learning Disabilities is an online guide to essential information about learning disabilities, early literacy and learning resources, support for adolescents and adults with LD, public policy and advocacy tools.

www.inclusiveschools.org  This is the Official web site for National Inclusive Schools week.

www.cec.sped.org
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.  CEC provides special education publications, conferences, and a variety of other resources.

www.iu08.org The Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 web site includes information and links for parents as well as staff directories and links to school districts in Blair County

www.ssa.gov This is the Social Security Administration web site.

www.myodp.org This is the home page for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, office of developmental programs.

www.sath.org. Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality. Travel tips, access information, articles from Open World Magazine, useful links, information on upcoming events.

2-1-1 through www.unitedwayofblaircounty.org/211

This program, operated by CONTACT Altoona, helps any individual or agency in need of referral assistance for health and human services in Blair County. The call specialist is able to determine the caller’s needs and provide them with the agencies and organizations that provide the needed service.
 

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