Family Support



Parent Education

Resource Contact Information

ACHIEVA
Webinars on a wide variety of special education and disability topics.
ABOARD's Autism Connection of PA
Workshops and Annual Summer Camp Fair
Allegheny County Office of Behavioral Health Children’s Team
Trainings on special education and transition to adulthood, among other topics.
Allegheny County Office of Intellectual Disability
Workshops on Transition-to-Adulthood and other topics, annual wellness expo.
Parent Education and Leadership (PEAL) Center
Workshops and Annual Conference on Inclusion
Pittsburgh Pirates/PNC Park
Annual Disability Awareness Night and Resource Fair
The Partnership (The Pennsylvania Training Partnership for People with Disabilities and Familes)
Sponsored by the Temple University Institute on Disabilities.
ACHIEVA is the "partner" for the western part of Pennsylvania.
PaTTAN (Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network)
CLASS (Community Living and Support Services)
CLASS serves children and adolescents with disabilities through the CLASS Kids and Extended School Year programs.
Woodlands Foundation
Wellness Speaker Series

Newsletters and Electronic Announcements

Several local agencies distribute email communications with helpful information for families.  The following are among the most widely distributed.

Resource Contact Information

ACHIEVA, "Now You Know" Newsletter
Allegheny County Office of Intellectual Disabilities
Key Communicators
ABOARD's Autism Connections of PA Autism Weekly
City-County Task Force on Disabilities
Education Law Center-PA
"Education Index" Newsletter
Hands & Voices By Your Sideā„¢ of PA
PaTTAN Training Announcements
PEAL Center Newsletters and Announcements
Pennsylvania Child and Adolescent Support Services Newsletter
UCP Kids Newsletter
Western Pennsylvania Coalition of Advocates