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Resources for Parents

THE ARC OF PENNSYLVANIA
301 Chestnut Street, Suite 403
Harrisburg, PA 17101 800-692-7258
www.thearcpa.org

BUREAU OF SPECIAL EDUCATION’S CONSULTLINE, A PARENT HELPLINE 800-879-2301
ConsultLine personnel are available to parents and advocates of children with disabilities
or children thought to be disabled to explain federal and state laws relating to special
education; describe the options that are available to parents; inform the parents of
procedural safeguards; identify other agencies and support services; and describe
available remedies and how the parents can proceed.

DISABILITIES RIGHTS NETWORK
1414 North Cameron Street Suite C
Harrisburg, PA 17103
800-692-7443 (Toll-Free Voice) 877-375-7139 (TDD)
717-236-8110 (Voice) 717-346-0293 (TDD) 717-236-0192 (Fax)
www.drnpa.org

HISPANOS UNIDOS PARA NIÑOS EXCEPCIONALES (PHILADELPHIA HUNE, INC.)
2215 North American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
215-425-6203 215-425-6204 (Fax)
huneinc@aol.com www.huneinc.org

MISSION EMPOWER
1611 Peach Street, Suite 120
Erie, PA 16501
814-825-0788
advocate@missionempower.org       www.missionempower.org

OFFICE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION
6340 Flank Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17112-2764
717-901-2145 (Phone) 800-222-3353 (Toll free in PA only)
TTY Users: PA Relay 711 717-657-5983 (Fax)
The Office for Dispute Resolution administers the mediation and due process
systems statewide, and provides training and services regarding alternative
dispute resolution methods.

PARENT EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY LEADERSHIP CENTER (PEAL)
1119 Penn Avenue, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-281-4404 866-950-1040 (Toll Free) 412-281-4409 (TTY) 412-281-4408 (Fax)
www.pealcenter.org

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER OF PHILADELPHIA
United Way Building
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Second Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-627-7100 215-627-3183 (Fax)
www.pilcop.org

PENNSYLVANIA BAR ASSOCIATION
100 South Street Harrisburg, PA 17101
800-932-0311
www.pabar.org

THE PENNSYLVANIA TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE NETWORK (PaTTAN)
Harrisburg 800-360-7282
King of Prussia 800-441-3215
Pittsburgh 800-446-5607
www.pattan.net

STATE TASK FORCE ON THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION
3190 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
1-800-446-5607 ext. 6828