Education Department

Student Spotlight

Meet Chris !

"The thing I like best about the Marywood SOAR Program is that the library has books of animals."

The Lackawanna-Susquehanna Mental Health/Mental Retardation Program

Serves 13,000 individuals through various local providers of mental health and retardation services.

Parents Loving Children Through Autism

Provides support and encouragement for families raising children with autism.

Autism Services, Education, Research, and Training (ASERT)

Supports regional collaborations that enhance the lives of Pennsylvanians with autism of all ages and abilities through services, education, research, and training.

The Advocacy Alliance

Promotes mental well-being and serves people with mental illness and retardation.

Parents Education Network

Provides technical assistance, information, skill development trainings, workshops, and referral services to parents to help children reach their full potential in educational, vocational, and community settings.

Organization for Autism Research (OAR)

Utilizes applied science to answer questions that parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers, and caregivers confront daily.

Autism Speaks

Dedicated to funding autism research, increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

Bureau of Autism Services

Provides state-sponsored autism services.

Pennsylvania Autism Task Force

Focuses on needs, not labels.