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Resources

Lehigh Valley Health Network's Medical Home Project assists individuals with disabilities to find assistive resources and connect with local health care providers.

There are many organizations locally and in Pennsylvania that can provide help to individuals with disabilities, their families, health care providers and health care educators.

Local resources for patients with disabilities

The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties: 610-849-8076

Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living: 610-770-9781

Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania: 888-727-2706

Pennsylvania Initiative on Assistive Technology at Good Shepherd: 610-776-3517

The Special Kids Network: 800-986-4550

Pennsylvania resources for patients with disabilities and their families

These state organizations provide services throughout Pennsylvania. Contact them for information related to services in your county or community.

The Arc of Pennsylvania: 1-800-692-7258
The Arc of Pennsylvania has local chapters throughout the state that provide resources and advocacy services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Centers for Independent Living: 717-920-0530
Centers for Independent Living (CILs) offer a variety of services over and above their four core services of information and referral; peer mentoring; individual and grassroots advocacy; and independent living skills training. The 18 CILs throughout Pennsylvania are governed, managed and staffed by a majority of persons with disabilities.

Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania: 888-727-2706
Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania is a statewide organization that links parents and family members of children and adults with disabilities on a one-to-one basis according to conditions or concerns. Parent to Parent has more than 1,200 volunteer peer supporters throughout the state.

PA Elks Home Service Program: 814-781-7860
The PA Elks Home Service Program provides support and advocacy services to individuals of any age throughout the state who have a developmental disability, including in-home visits provided by a nurse or social worker to help families navigate and connect to services.

The Special Kids Network: 800-986-4550
The Special Kids Network (SKN), in partnership with the PA Elks Home Service Program, helps children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities get the services and support they require in order to thrive in their community and develop to their full potential.

Pennsylvania’s Initiative on Assistive Technology (TechOWL): 800-204-7428 (within Pennsylvania) or 215-204-1356
Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT) strives to enhance the lives and independence of all Pennsylvanians with disabilities, older citizens and their families, through access to and acquisition of assistive technology devices and services.

Local adult physician practices

These practices are accepting patients transitioning from pediatrics. For help making an appointment, please call 888-402-LVHN (5846).

 LVPG Family Medicine–Easton Avenue

Centro De Salud 

LVPG Family Medicine–Hamburg 

Lehigh Valley Family Health Center 

Lehigh Valley Physicians Practice 

LVPG Internal Medicine–3080 Hamilton Blvd.

LVPG Internal Medicine–Muhlenberg