The PEAL Center
Helping Families of Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
412-281-4404 (Pittsburgh)
215-567-6143 (Philadelphia)
866-950-1040 Toll Free
412-281-4409 TTY

Services

Lending Library

General Disability Topics

A Place for All: Faith and Community for Persons with Disabilities
A Documentary by Diva Communications

An Exceptional View of Life: The Easter Seal Story
Written & Illustrated by Children with Disabilities

Ants in His Pants: Absurdities and Realities of Special Education
Cartoons by Michael F. Giangreco, Illustrations by Kevin Ruelle

Be Well! Healthcare Options for the Uninsured
by The Sprout Fund

Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community
by Alfie Kohn

Concrete Strategies for Teaching & Parenting Outside the Lines DVD
Program Development Associates/Jonathan Mooney

Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness
by Pete Earley

Dealing with Challenging Behaviors: Strategies for Families of Children with Special Needs A Parent to Parent Information Module
The Family-Centered Preschool Project - University of Pittsburgh

Disability Etiquette: Tips on Interacting with People with Disabilities
by Judy Cohen

Disability Evaluation Under Social Security
Social Security Administration

Do You Hear What I Hear? Parents and Professional Working Together for Children with Special Needs
by Janice Fialka & Karen C. Mikus

Getting the Therapy, Benefits, and Resources Your Child Needs

Hey! I'm Here, Too!
by Irwin M. Siegel, M.D.

Meaningful Differences in the Everyday Experience of Young American Children
by Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley, forward by Louis Bloom

Melanie: Bird with a Broken Wing: A Mother's Story
by Beth Harry

On a Roll - Reflections from America's Wheelchair Dude with the Winning Attitude
by Greg Smith

Only God Could Hear Me
by Chris Klein, Jen Lowe, Lucas McCarty & Bac Shelton

Rise Above: How one man's search for mobility helped the world get moving
by Ralph W. Braun

Stuck in Neutral
by Terry Trueman

Wonder
R.J. Palacio

Where to Call: Directory of Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Services
Allegheny County Department of Human Services

You Are Special - Words of Wisdom from America's Most Beloved Neighbor
by Fred Rogers