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Additional Resources for Parents and Caregivers

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSEP)

www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education

http://www.pde.state.pa.us

 

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network

http://www.pattan.k12.pa.us/

 

Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08

http://www.iu08.org

 

 

If you have a child with mental retardation and/or emotional disturbance, he/she is entitled under the Pennsylvania Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966 and the Pennsylvania Mental Health Procedures Act of 1976 to the services of a local Mental Health/Mental Retardation (MH/MR) Center for an independent medical, psychological, and educational evaluation to be performed by a state-certified professional at no cost to you.

 

Cambria County Mental Health/Mental Retardation

Central Park Complex

110 Franklin Street, Suite 400

Johnstown, PA   15901-1831

(814) 535-8531

 

Local Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Citizens:

980 Bedford Street

Johnstown, PA   15902

(814) 535-1511

 

 

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

 

PARENT EDUCATION NETWORK

2101 Industrial Highway

York, PA  18618

717-600-0100        (Voice/TTY)

800-522-5827          (Voice/TTY)

800-441-5028          (Spanish)

717-600-8101           (Fax)

www.parentednet.org