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The Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD)


OCECD’s programs help parents become informed and effective representatives for their children in all educational settings. In addition, youth are assisted to advocate for themselves. Through knowledge about laws, resources, rights and responsibilities, families are better able to work with agencies to ensure that appropriate services are received.


608-220-9598/ 608-239-1364

FAMILY VOICES OF WISCONSIN is a statewide network of families who have children with special health care needs and disabilities and those who work on their behalf. The focus of our work is health care access, coverage and supports and services for children with special needs.

The Oklahoma Parents Center

(405) 379-6015

The Oklahoma Parents Center is a statewide parent training and information center serving parents of children with disabilities whose goal is to educate and support parents, families and professionals in building partnerships that meet the needs of children and youth with the full range of disabilities ages birth to 26

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center


The Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center assists the families of children with disabilities through education, information, and training. They offer services and support for families and professionals, easy-to-understand, research-based information and training, opportunities for strategic partnerships and advocacy for systemic improvement

The Partnership for People with Disabilities

804-828-3876/TDD: 800-828-1120

The Partnership for People with Disabilities works to build communities where all people can live, learn, work and play together and to equip family members, health care providers, preschool teachers, child care providers, and others serving who serve infants and young children and their families with the awareness, knowledge, and skills through technical assistance and training needed to make a difference in their lives.

The Vermont Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

(802) 876-7021 (800) 639-6071

The Vermont Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health exists to support families and children where a child or youth, age 0-22, is experiencing or at risk to experience emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges. They empower and advocate for children, and help navigate state and national resources.

The Oklahoma Family Network (OFN) Family-to-Family Health Information Center


A center which is devoted to family centered care and one-to-one support for families of children with special health care needs and disabilities. OFN informs and connects individuals with special health care needs and disabilities, their families and professionals to services and supports in their communities. OFN supports families in navigating the maze of health care and other supports, and provides opportunities to strengthen your community through leadership development and volunteering

Parent Information Center (PIC)

(307) 684-2277

Parent Information Center (PIC), is a statewide parent center for families of children with disabilities. PIC provides information, support and referrals to families on their rights and responsibilities under the special education law- the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). PIC provides support, information & resources, publications, workshops, and networking

The Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN)


The Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN) is a statewide, nonprofit agency that provides information, training, support, and advocacy to parents seeking help for their children. RIPIN offers: Telephone support, RIPIN resource center assistance, Mentoring. "Know Your Rights" special education workshops, RI Special Education. Transition to adulthood support for children in special education, Workshops, training, and technical assistance for educators and parents.

Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania


P2P Pennsylvania is the largest mentoring program in the state for families who have children or adults with disabilities or special needs. We match families together on a one-to-one basis with a Peer Supporter for purposes of emotional support and information. Parent to Parent of PA can match for physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, special health care needs, behavioral/mental health concerns, foster care or adoption and educational issues.

Vermont Family Network


Vermont Family Network provides information, support, advocacy, and promotes family-centered policies and practices. They help families understand their children’s special needs and work with others, such as their schools to ensure the needs are met.

Parent Information Center (PIC),

(307) 684-2277

Parent Information Center (PIC), is a statewide parent center for families of children with disabilities. We help families understand their child’s disability and support them in working as partners with schools and service providers to receive better education programs and services for their children.

Texas Parent to Parent


Provides peer support, resource, and referral information and advocacy.

Utah Family Voices


Utah Family Voices is all about supporting families of the disabled, and is run by parents of special needs children. Utah Family Voices provides statewide assistance in a variety of ways to families of CYSHCN and their professional providers and partners, including information and education so families can make informed decisions and advocate effectively for the needs of their child and family.

Partners Resource Network (PRN)


Partners Resource Network (PRN) is a non-profit agency that operates the Texas statewide network of Parent Training and Information Centers (PTI). The PTI Projects are: PATH, PEN, and TEAM. The Texas PTIs provide training, education, information, referral, emotional support, and individual assistance in obtaining appropriate services.


(307) 778-8686/(888) 875-4383

UPLIFT works with youths ages 0 to 26 and their families with advocacy, care coordination, support, and training.

Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training & Support (“WI FACETS”)


WI FACETS is a leading source of information and support in Wisconsin for children and youth who have special needs, their families and others who support them. WI facets provides 5 core services to help parents and others support and enrich the lives of children with disabilities: information and referral, support groups, parent leadership, individual assistance, youth leadership development

The Utah Parent Center (UPC)

801.272.1051/Spanish: 800.468.1160

The Utah Parent Center (UPC) helps parents help their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community. They have a resource library, events, and training. Servicios disponibles en Español.

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