Education

Alliance of Approved Private Schools of PA (AAPS)
Website: http://aapspa.com
They work to ensure excellence in the education services provided for special needs students in PA, whose complexity of education needs cannot appropriately be served in the typical public school special education program. This website includes a directly of all AAPS schools.

Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy (CSADP)
1875 Eye Street, N.W., Twelfth Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Contact: Robert Silverstein
202.466.6550
Website: http://www.disabilitypolicycenter.org
Conducts research and analysis of complex public policy issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Ballston Plaza Two
1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
800.224.6830
Website: http://www.cec.sped.org
Email: service@cec.sped.org
Works to improve the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

Easter Seals
233 South Wacker Dr, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
800.221.6827
Website: http://www.easterseals.com
Provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.

The Kids on the Block, Inc.
9385-C Gerwig Lane
Columbia, Maryland 21046
800.368.KIDS (5437)
Website: http://www.kotb.com
Email: kob@kotb.com
The Kids on the Block has developed over 40 different programs addressing various disabilities, educational and medical differences and social concerns.

National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC)
1522 K Street, NW
Suite 1032
Washington, DC  20005
202.408.3338
Website: http://www.napsec.org
Email: napsec@aol.com
Represents private specialized education programs including early intervention services, schools, residential therapeutic centers, posts secondary services and adult living programs.

Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
717.783.6788
Website: http://www.pde.state.pa.us/
Assists the General Assembly, the Governor, the Secretary of Education and Pennsylvania educators in providing for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of education.

United Cerebral Palsy Association, Inc.
1660 L Street, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
202.776.0406; 800.872.5827
Website: http://www.ucp.org
E-Mail: info@ucp.org
Advances the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities through an affiliate network.