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Parent Training for Young Children with Autism
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Autism Center

Do you have a child with an Autism spectrum disorder? Does your child have tantrums, aggressive behaviors, or other disruptive behaviors? Would you like to participate in a the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Autism Center's parent training study? For more information, contact Kelley Sacco at 412-692-8404 or e-mail at kelley.sacco@chp.edu

 

PA Post School Outcomes Survey

Students, with an IEP, who will be graduating this year will be participating in the PA Post School Outcomes Survey in April or May.  This survey is mandated by the Bureau of Special Education.  Each school district participates in this survey process once every five years.  Students will be interviewed by KCHS staff concerning their plans for after high school (post - secondary education, training and independent living).  Other information gathered includes classes/activities that the student participated in while in high school and any accommodations that were helpful for the student to be successful in these classes/activities.  

Contact information will also be gathered from the student as a follow up interview will be conducted during the spring, 2017.  Data collected during this survey process will be helpful in our on - going attempt to make improvements in our special education programs.  If you have any questions regarding this survey process, please contact Mrs. Doerr at 724-756-7510  extension 1319.

 

2-1-1:  Get connected, get answers

Website:  www.211.org

WHAT IS 2-1-1 ?

  • 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community.

  • 2-1-1 reaches approximately 270 million people covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.  Yet, millions of Americans still need to be connected.
  • America needs 2-1-1 to be accessible nationwide. As the number of organizations providing specialized services is on the rise, people find it frustrating and confusing to access community services.  2-1-1 provides a one-stop service for vital information.
  • While services that are offered through 2-1-1 vary from community to community, 2-1-1 provides callers with information about referrals to human services for every day needs and in times of crisis.  For example, 2-1-1 can offer access to the following types of services:

Basic Human Needs Resource:  food banks, clothing, shelters, rent assistance, utility assistance.

Physical and Mental Health:  medical information lines, crisis rehabilitation, health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health, children's health insurance programs.

Employment Support:  unemployment benefits, financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs.

Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities:  home health care, adult day care, congregate meals, Meals on Wheels, respite care, transportation, and homemaker services.

Support for Children, Youth and Families:  Quality childcare, Success by 6, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services.

Volunteer opportunities and donations.