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Pennsylvania State Disability Resources

— National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on May 2, 2014
Official State Web Site
 

Connect with your state's official website to find all manner of state agencies and information, including how to contact your governor and/or your representatives in the Senate and House:

 
www.state.pa.us/ Accessible Pennsylvania Online Disability Resource for Pennsylvanians www.accessiblepa.state.pa.us
State Department of Education: Special Education
 
Bureau of Special Education Department of Education 333 Market Street, 7th Floor
Harrisburg   PA   17126-0333
Special Education Consultline: (800) 879-2301(V/TTY)
(717) 783-6913
www.pde.state.pa.us
State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
 
Bureau of Assessment and Accountability Department of Education 333 Market Street, 9th Floor
Harrisburg   PA   17126-0333
(717) 705-2343
www.pde.state.pa.us
Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
 
Bureau of Early Intervention Services Office of Child Development and Early Learning Department of Education and Public Welfare 333 Market Street, 6th Floor, PDE Building
Harrisburg   PA   17126-0333
(717) 783-7213
(800)692-7288
ra-ocdintervention@state.pa.us
www.dpw.state.pa.us/About/OCDEL/003676718.htm
Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
 
Bureau of Early Intervention Services Office of Child Development and Early Learning Department of Education and Public Welfare 333 Market Street, 7th Floor, PDE Building
Harrisburg   PA   17126-0333
(717) 787-9266
spodder@state.pa.us
www.pde.state.pa.us
State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
 
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Labor and Industry 1521 N. 6th Street
Harrisburg   PA   17102
(717) 787-7312
wgannon@state.pa.us
www.dli.state.pa.us/landi/cwp/view.asp?a=128&Q=168255&dsftns=4490
Coordinator for Transition Services
 
Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PATTAN) 3190 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh   PA   15238
(800) 446-5607
(412) 826-6850
jpalmiero@pattan.net
www.pattan.net
Office of State Liaison of Career and Technical Education for Students with Disabilities
 
Bureau of Career and Technical Education Division of Field Support Department of Education 333 Market Street, 11th Floor
Harrisburg   PA   17126-0333
(717) 787-5530
lburket@state.pa.us
www.pde.state.pa.us
State Mental Health Agency
 
Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Department of Public Welfare P.O. Box 2675
Harrisburg   PA   17105-2675
(717) 787-6443
joerney@state.pa.us
www.dpw.state.pa.us
State Mental Health Representative for Children's Behavioral Health Services
 
Bureau of Children's Behavioral Health Services Beechmont Building P.O. Box 2675 
Harrisburg   PA   17105
(717) 705-8289
smrozowski@state.pa.us
www.dpw.state.pa.us/About/OMHSAS/003670533.htm
Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities
 
Office of Developmental Program Department of Public Welfare Health and Welfare Building, Room 502 P.O. Box 2675
Harrisburg   PA   17105-2675
(717) 787-3700
www.dpw.state.pa.us
Councils on Developmental Disabilities
 
Developmental Disabilities Council 561 Forum Building, Commonwealth Avenue
Harrisburg   PA   17120
(717) 787-6057
gmulhollan@dpw.state.pa.us
www.paddc.org
Protection and Advocacy Agency
 
Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania 1414 N. Cameron Street, Suite C
Harrisburg   PA   17103
(800) 692-7443 (in PA)
(717) 236-8110
(877) 375-7139 (TTY)
drnpa@drnpa.org
www.drnpa.org
Client Assistance Program
 
Pennsylvania Client Assistance Program 1617 JFK Boulevard, Suite 800
Philadelphia   PA   19103
(215) 557-7112 (V/TTY)
info@equalemployment.org
www.equalemployment.org
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
 
Division of Community Systems Development and Outreach Division of Child and Adult Health Services Department of Health, 7th Floor, East Wing Health & Welfare Building 7th & Forster Street
Harrisburg   PA   17120
(800) 986-4550 - Special Kids Networks
(717) 772-2763
mconnors@state.pa.us
www.state.pa.us
State CHIP Program
 
(health care for low-income uninsured children) Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program 1011 Mumma Road
Wormleysburg   PA   17043
(800) 986-5437
www.ins.state.pa.us 
Programs for Children and Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired
 
Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Labor and Industry 1521 N. 6th Street
Harrisburg   PA   17102
(800) 622-2842 (in PA)
(717) 787-6176
ddenotaris@state.pa.us
www.state.pa.us
Programs for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
 
Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 1521 N. 6th Street 
Harrisburg   PA   17102
(800) 233-3008 (V/TTY in PA only)
(717) 783-4912 V/TTY
ra-li-ovr-odhh@state.pa.us
www.dli.state.pa.us/odhh
Telecommunications Relay Services
 
(800) 654-5988 (V)
(800) 654-5984 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
(800) 229-5746 (Speech to Speech - English)
(866) 260-9470 (Speech to Speech - Spanish)
 
Programs for Children and Youth who are Deaf-Blind
 
Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project 6340 Flank Drive, Suite 600
Harrisburg   PA   17112-2764
(800) 360-7282 (in PA only)
(717) 541-4960, ext. 3115
www.pattan.net
State Education Agency Rural Representative
 
Bureau of Special Education Department of Education 333 Market Street, 7th Floor
Harrisburg   PA   17126-0333
(717) 783-6913
 www.pde.state.pa.us
Regional ADA Technical Assistance Center
 
DBTAC: Mid-Atlantic ADA Center TransCen, Inc. 451 Hungerford Drive, Suite 700
Rockville   MD   20850
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)
(301) 217-0124 (V/TTY)
adainfo@transcen.org
www.adainfo.org
University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
 
Institute on Disabilities at Temple University - UCEDD University Services Building, Suite 610 1601 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia   PA   19122
(215) 204-1356 (V/TTY)
dianeb@temple.edu
http://disabilities.temple.edu
 
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Children's Seashore House of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3405 Civic Center Boulevard, Room 210
Philadelphia   PA   19104-4388
(215) 590-7466
blum@email.chop.edu
www.chop.edu/consumer/jsp/division/generic.jsp?id=79426
Technology-Related Assistance
 
Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology Institute on Disabilities/UCEDD 1601 N. Broad Street, Suite 610
Philadelphia   PA   19122
(800) 204-PIAT (V, in PA)
(215) 204-1356 (V/TTY)
(866) 268-0579 (TTY, in PA)
ATINFO@temple.edu
http://disabilities.temple.edu
State Mediation System
 
Office for Dispute Resolution 6340 Flank Drive, Suite 600
Harrisburg   PA   17112
(717) 541-4960
http://odr.pattan.net
Special Format Library
 
Free Library of Philadelphia Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 919 Walnut Street
Philadelphia   PA   19107
800-222-1754
(215) 683-3213
flpblind@library.phila.gov
http://lbph.library.phila.gov/
 
Disability-Specific Organizations
Attention Deficit Disorder
 

To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 8181 Professional Place, Suite 150

Landover   MD   20785
(800) 233-4050 (Voice mail to request information packet)
(301) 306-7070
www.chadd.org
 
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) P.O. Box 543
Pottstown   PA   19464-0543
(484) 945-2101
mail@add.org
www.add.org
Autism
 
ABOARD (Advisory Board on Autism and Related Disorders) 35 Wilson Street, Suite 100
Pittsburgh   PA   15223
(800) 827-9385
(412) 781-4116
info@aboard.org
www.aboard.org
 
AutismLink 376 Wagon Wheel Trail
Wexford   PA   15090
(412) 364-1886
info@autismlink.com
www.autismlink.com
 
Autism Society of America 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300
Bethesda   MD   20814
(800) 3-AUTISM
(301) 657-0881
www.autism-society.org
Blind/Visual Impairments
 
American Foundation for the Blind 11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York   NY   10001
(800) 232-5463
(212) 502-7600
afbinfo@afb.net
www.afb.org
 
National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania 42 S. 15th Street, Suite 222
Philadelphia   PA   19102
(215) 988-0888
nfbofpa@att.net
www.nfbp.org
Cerebral Palsy
 
United Cerebral Palsy of Pennsylvania 908 N. Second Street
Harrisburg   PA   17103
(717) 441-6049, ext. 26
info@ucpofpa.org
www.ucpofpa.org
Epilepsy
 
Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania Lifeswork 1323 Forbes Avenue, Suite 102
Pittsburgh   PA   15219
(800) 361-5885
(412) 261-5880
pbeem@efwp.org
www.efwp.org
 
Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania 919 Walnut Street, Suite 700
Philadelphia   PA   19107-5237
(800) 887-7165 (in PA)
(215) 629-5003
efepa@efepa.org
www.efepa.org
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
 
The Arc of Pennsylvania 101 S. Second Street, Suite 8, Executive House
Harrisburg   PA   17101
(800) 692-7258
(717) 234-2621
ssuroviec@thearcpa.org
www.thearcpa.org
Learning Disabilities
 
Learning Disabilities Association of Pennsylvania 4751 Lindle Road, Suite 114
Harrisburg   PA   17111
(717) 939-3731
(888) 775-3272
www.ldapa.org
Mental Health
 
NAMI Pennsylvania 2149 N. Second Street
Harrisburg   PA   17110
(800) 223-0500
(717) 238-1514
nami-pa@nami.org
http://namipa.nami.org
 
Family & Youth Support & Advocacy Division Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania 1211 Chestnut Street, 11th Floor
Philadelphia   PA   19107
(800) 688-4226, ext. 513
(215) 751-1800, ext. 513
pin@pinofpa.org
www.pinofpa.org
Speech, Language, and Hearing
 
Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association 800 Perry Highway, Suite 3
Pittsburgh   PA   15229-1128
(412) 366-9858
psha@psha.org
www.psha.org
Spina Bifida
 
Spina Bifida Association of Greater Pennsylvania 215 E. State Street, Suite D
Quarryville   PA   17566-1242
(888) 770-7272 (In PA)
(717) 786-9280
SBAofPA@aol.com
www.geocities.com/SBAofgPA
Tourette Syndrome
 
Pennsylvania Tourette Syndrome Association 132 W. Middle Street
Gettysburg   PA   17325
(800) 990-3300 (in PA)
(717) 337-1134
sherrie@patsainc.org
www.patsainc.org
 
Organizations for Parents
Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
 
Parent Education Network 2107 Industrial Highway
York   PA   17402
(800) 522-5827 (V/TTY) (In PA);
(717) 600-0100;
(800) 441-5028 (Spanish)
pen@parentednet.org
www.parentednet.org
 
Parent and Education Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center 1119 Penn Avenue, Suite 400
Pittsburgh   PA   15222-4205
(866) 950-1040
(412) 281-4404
(412) 281-4409 (TTY)
admin@pealcenter.org
www.pealcenter.org
Community Parent Resource Center
(Serving American Street Empowerment Zone and providing intense training sessions to parents of children with disabilities in Philadelphia)
Hispanos Unidos para Ninos Excepcionales (Philadelphia HUNE, Inc.) 202 W. Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia   PA   19122
(215) 425-6203
huneinc@aol.com
http://huneinc.org
 
(Serving rural Northwest Pennsylvania) The Mentor Parent Program, Inc. P.O. Box 47
Pittsfield   PA   16340
(888) 447-1431 (in PA)
(814) 563-3470
mentorparentprogram@verizon.net
www.mentorparent.org
Parent-To-Parent
 
Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania 6340 Flank Drive, Suite 600
Harrisburg   PA   17112-2764
(888) 727-2706 (in PA)
(717) 540-4722
info@parenttoparent.org
www.parenttoparent.org
Partners in Policymaking
 
Institute on Disabilities/University Center for Excellence Temple University University Services Building, Room 610 1601 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia   PA   19122
(215) 204-9395
dianeb@temple.edu
http://disabilities.temple.edu
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
 
Pennsylvania Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc. 4804 Derry Street
Harrisburg   PA   17111
(717) 564-8985
info@papta.org
www.papta.org
 
Other Disability Organizations
 
Easter Seals Central Pennyslvania 383 Rolling Ridge Drive
State College   PA   16801
(888) 372-7280
http://centralpa.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=PACN_homepage
 
Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania 3975 Conshohocken Avenue
Philadelphia   PA   19131
(215) 879-1000
cwebster@easterseals-sepa.org
www.easterseals-sepa.org
 
Easter Seals Society of Western Pennsylvania 2525 Railroad Street 
Pittsburgh   PA   15222
(800) 587-3257
(412) 281-7244
tmori@westernpa.easterseals.com
http://westernpa.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=PAWS_homepage
 
MENTOR ABI Group - New Jersey Rehabilitative and Support Services for Persons with Acquired Brain Injury 505 S. Lenola Road Blason Office Plaza II, Suite 217
Moorestown   NJ   08057
(856) 235-5505
http://www.mentorabi.com/welcome.aspx
 
Neurofibromatosis Clinics Association P.O. Box 14185
Pittsburgh   PA   15239
(412) 795-3029
info@nfpittsburgh.org
www.nfpittsburgh.org
 
Pennsylvania Parents and Caregivers Resource Network P.O. Box 4336 
Harrisburg   PA   17111-0336
(888) 572-7368 (in PA)
(717) 561-0098
info@ppcrn.org
www.ppcrn.org
Independent Living
 
To find out the contact information for the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) in your state, contact: Independent Living Research Utilization Project The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research 2323 South Sheppard, Suite 1000
Houston   TX   77019
(713) 520-0232 (V)
(713) 520-5136 (TTY)
ilru@ilru.org
www.ilru.org
 
To find out the contact information for centers for independent living (CILs) in your state, contact: National Council on Independent Living 1710 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington   DC   20036
(202) 207-0034 (V)
(202) 207-0340 (TTY)
ncil@ncil.org
www.ncil.org
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