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Resources

PA Department of Human Services
dhs.pa.gov/citizens/earlyinterventionservices/index.htm

COMPASS
compass.state.pa.us

1-800-692-7462 between 8:30 am and 4:45 pm, Monday through Friday.

If you are hearing impaired, call TTY/TTD at 1-800-451-5886.

The fast and easy way to apply for benefits – anytime and anywhere. COMPASS is an online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs such as health benefits, cash assistance, subsidized child care and much, much more.

CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention
cdc.gov/actearly
cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting
cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html

Early Intervention Technical Assistance (EITA)
eita-pa.org

The EITA website was developed to provide information, resources and a broad range of training initiatives in an online learning format to professionals and families who are part of the Pennsylvania Early Intervention system.

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
pattan.net

There are many resources, training events and videos available on the PaTTAN website to assist you in learning about specific disabilities and educational initiatives. In addition, each regional PaTTAN office has a parent consultant on staff who can provide assistance to you.

Zero to Three
zerotothree.org

Zero to Three Parenting Handouts
zerotothree.org/parenting

Early Intervention Forms
dhs.pa.gov/citizens/earlyinterventionservices/earlyinterventionforms/index.htm

TACSEI – Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention
challengingbehavior.fmhi.usf.edu

Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
csefel.vanderbilt.edu/resources/family.html

Community Services for Children
cscinc.org

Early childhood education and child care support.

Special Olympics
specialolympicspa.org

Eastern PA Down Syndrome Center
epdsc.net

NDSS – National Down Syndrome Society
ndss.org

PA Promise for Children
papromiseforchildren.org

Tools to help your child learn and grow including parent resources, developmental checklists, activities for children and parents, early learning information.

Parent to Parent
parenttoparent.org

Linking families of children and adults with disabilities or special needs.

PFSA – Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance
pa-fsa.org

Mandated reporter and child abuse information.

Project Child – Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of Lehigh Valley
projectchildlv.org

Parenting classes and support, workshops for parents.

Allentown Health Bureau
allentownpa.gov

Home safety visits, carseat checks, immunizations and lead testing.

Autism Speaks
autismspeaks.org

Autism Society
autism-society.org

Infant See
infantsee.org

Find free local vision exams for infants.

Healthy Children
healthychildren.org

Tips on medical care, healthy eating, safety and more.

Free Library
lehighcounty.org

Links to county free libraries.

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