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25 Feb
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Is a PA ABLE Account Right for You?

Selena is a 24-year-old young woman who happens to have autism and an intellectual disability. Because of her disabilities, she has a Person/Family Directed Support Waiver and Medical Assistance. Selena […]

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winter-spring newsletter
25 Jan
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Extended School Year (ESY) Essentials

This article was originally published February 2018 and updated January 2020. What is ESY? Extended School Year services, or ESY, are special education and related services, such as therapies, provided […]

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12 Nov
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After 34 Years, the Supreme Court Revisits FAPE

by Barbara E. Ransom, Esq., Civil Rights Attorney It is important to remember that before 1975, school districts were not legally required to educate all students with disabilities. Since the […]

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PEAL News Fall/Winter 2018
10 Sep
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The Importance of Getting Involved

This article was written by Linda Carmona-Bell and appeared in the FAMILIES TO THE MAX Summer 2018 Newsletter. We as parents and guardians of children with disabilities hear constant appeals […]

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