The PEAL Center

Helping Families of Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs

As your child's annual IEP update approaches take a look at this helpful PSA on IEP goals!
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Attention parents of children with an IEP, senior students/2013 graduates who have/had an IEP and school professionals! The Pennsylvania Department of Education will soon be distributing the Pennsylvania Post Seconday Survey. For more information on the survey click here

Highlighted PEAL Resources
Click the images below for PDF versions of these selected PEAL resources. Or click here to request a copy of any of our varied publications.

Let's Play: Building Language and Literacy into Every Day is a rich multi-media Language/Literacy Resource Guide parents on promoting beginning stages of language and literacy development in their young children, both with or without disabilities, through play. 

Click the image to the left to download contents, request a Let's Play packet, and more!

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Online IEP Mini-Series Course Available NOW!

This FREE course, Developing a Strong IEP, will introduce you to the special education evaluation and IEP development processes. You will learn about the components of the Individualized Education Program, how to use the IEP to develop an appropriate educational plan for your child, and the important role parent's play in the IEP process.

This course will allow anyone to access the same course content presented at our in-person Part 1 Mini-Series training, any time, from any internet-connected device.

For more information on the online learning course click here!

Did You Know?
A Public Service Announcement from the PEAL Center.
This month's topic: Extended School Year (ESY). There are 7 factors that must be considered when determining ESY eligibility. Click above to learn more