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Directory for Adults with Special Needs


Access Products

  • Independent Mobility
    412-449-0013
    Access Ramps, Stair Glides, Residential and Commercial Platform Lifts and Elevators

Adult Day Programs

  • PACC (Pa Connecting Community)
    412-621-6151

Advocacy

  • Achieva
    412 995-5000
  • ARC Human Services
    724-222-6960
    www.aadvantageinc.org
  • PEAL Center (parent education and advocacy)
    412-281-4404

Employment/Job Training

  • AHEDD (job placement)
    412-381-3313 
  • Achieva/ARC Bidwell Training Center
    412-322-1773
  • Blind and Vision Rehab
    412-368-4400
  • Goodwill Job Training
    412-632-1706
  • Life’s Work
    412-471-2600
  • CLASS
    412-683-7100
  • PACC
    412-621-6151
  • Project Freedom (technology skills training)
    412-246-4434

Education – College Bound

  • ACCLAIM
    Watson Institute 
    412-914-8800
  • AHEADD
    Achievement in Higher Education with Autism & Devel Disability
    412-856-7223

Independent Living

  • ACTION Housing
    412-281-2102
  • Disability Options Network  (Center for Independent Living)
    1-866-652-5121
  • CLASS
    Community Living & Support Services - 412-683-7100
  • Transitional Paths to Independent Living
    724-223-5115
  • Emmaus Community
    412-381-2277
  • PACC -
    412-621-6151

In-Home & Community Support

Transportation

  • Travel Training
    Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3 412-394-5700
  • CCESS shared ride service
    412-562-5353
  • (MATP)
    888-547-6287

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles:

  • Wheelchair Getaways (van rental)
    800-642-2042
  • Mobility Works
    412-824-8091
  • Port Authority of Allegheny County
    412-442-2000
  • Drivers Education
    Special needs
    866-672-9466

Recreation and Socialization

  • Dis+Abilities Connection
    Networking events for adults with disabilities
    724-219-3290
  • Camp Laughalot 
    724-222-6960 x225
    Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center Summer Camp
  • Woodlands
    724-935-5470 
  • ACHIEVA
    412-995-5000

Transition to Adult Health Care

  • Children’s Hospital Advisory Network for Guidance and Empowerment
    412-647-2345
  • PA Department of Health Transition Health Care Checklist  
    724-830-2701

Special Needs Dentistry

  • Pitt School of Dental Medicine
    412-648-3039
  • Accessible Dentists
    724-775-0448
  • East Liberty Family Health Center
    412-661-2802

General Resources

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