♦ ISSUES AND EVENTS ♦
♦ A Time for Adults with Disabilities and Their Friends to Get Together
We are starting a group to help folks with disabilities and their friends to meet together. Please come to one and share your ideas on the kind of group you want! Serving Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.
For more information contact: email@example.com or 717-394-5251.
Click HERE to see the flyer!
♦ PATHways Program
PATHways is our new program that works with families helping to think through and plan for upcoming life needs and work through what is needed to get to the next point in life. Send an email to Keren or call 717-394-5251 to learn how this program to help you! Click HERE to see the flyer!
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Lancaster-Lebanon Local Task Force
Millersville University and Elizabethtown College Best Buddies and The Arc join forces in creating friendships
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Family and Friends Picnic
Where do I go? / Who should I call? / What should I do next?
I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO!
Start by contacting The Arc at 717-394-5251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will listen and guide you to the resources you need. The Arc staff have a working relationship and thorough knowledge of the systems and the personnel involved in services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Here are some resources for parents to help navigate all the systems.
~ From the Education Law Center, a glossary of educational terms and acronyms
~ From Lancaster County’s MH/MR/EI, a glossary of acronyms of the system
~ From Vision for EQuality Inc., a how to get services checklist
~ For Transition to Adult Life resources: click HERE
~ For equality of life and opportunity: www.visionforequality.org
“Alone we can do so little,
together we can do so much.” - Helen Keller
◊ Disability Rights Network of PA: www.drnpa.org
◊ Parent to Parent of PA: http://www.parenttoparent.org/
◊ PA Association of Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities (PAR): www.par.net
◊ Autism Transition Handbook: www.autismhandbook.org
◊ PA Health Law Project (PHLP): www.phlp.org
◊ Lancaster/Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13: www.IU13.org
◊ S. June Smith Center (EI): http://www.ourexcentia.org/s-june-smith-center/
◊ Office of Vocational Rehabilition (OVR): http://www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/ovr/Pages/default.aspx
◊ PA Parents & Caregivers Resource Network (PPCRN): www.ppcrn.org
◊ Schreiber Pediatric Center (EI): www.schreiberpediatric.org
◊ Celebrate Down Syndrome: http://www.celebrateds.org
◊ Lancaster County Autism Mommies: http://www.livingwellwithadisability.org/2012/09/lancaster-county-autism-mommies/
◊ National Autism Resource & Information Center: http://autismnow.org
◊ The Tommy Foundation: http://www.tommyland.org
◊ United Disabilities Service: www.udservices.org
◊ United Support Group: www.unitedsupportgroup.org
◊ National Down Syndrome Support: www.ndss.org
◊ Tuberous Scerosis Alliance: www.tsalliance.org
◊ Education Law Center: www.elc-pa.org
◊ Mentors for Self-Determination: www.mentors4sd.org
◊ PA Council on Independent Living: www.cilcp.org