ABOARD's Autism Connection of PA is hosting an Autism & Sexuality workshop in Bethel Park on Saturday, April 20th.  There is limited space available, so click "read more" to register today.

Pennsylvania's Education for All Coalition, Inc. is hosting its annual meeting on Saturday, April 13th from 9:00am - 1:00pm in KOP.  All are welcome to attend!  "Read more" for details.

The Arc of Delaware County, PA is hosting a "Salute to Siblings Celebration" on Wednesday, April 10th.  Children and youth with special needs - and their siblings - are welcome and encouraged to attend!  "Read more" for info.

The PEAL Center (along with Vision for EQuality) is hosting a FREE workshop this Wednesday about Medical Assistance (MA) and waiver utilization, as well as the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for children and youth with special health care needs.  This workshop is just one in a series that you can attend, so click "read more" for details!

March 20th 2013

Welcome to Spring!

Happy first day of Spring!  Click "read more" to learn about how gardening can benefit your child with special needs, and celebrate the great outdoors.

On April 17th, the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Related Disorders (LEND) program at the University of Pittsburgh will be hosting a conference about youth-centered transition to adult health care.  Get details about this conference by clicking "read more" below!

Late last month, members of the Council on Children with Disabilities (Section on Oral Health) released a statement in Pediatrics about oral health care for children with developmental disabilities.  "Read more" for the full text of this statement and to access oral health resource for your patient or child.

Since 2012, the United Nations has officially recognized March 21st as World Down Syndrome Day.  The National Down Syndrome Society, in conjuction with local and national advocacy organizations, encourages people with Down syndrome and their friends, families and supporters to "celebrate the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome on March 21st," so click "read more to learn how you can get involved!

The Children's Hospital Advisory Network for Guidance and Empowerment (CHANGE) at Children's in Pittsburgh is hosting "Your Voice, Your Choice, Your Health," an informational event at the Children's Home of Pittsburgh for youth with special health care needs.  Click "read more" for info.

Tomorrow (February 27th), CHOP's Center for Autism Research is hosting a Next Steps Workshops for Families.  This workshop is geared towards parents of young children newly diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Registration is still open, so click "read more" to get started!