PARENTS HELPING PARENTS

Special Needs, Support Services

Parents Helping Parents supports, educates, and inspires
families and the community to build bright futures for
youth and adults with special needs.

At Parents Helping Parents…

  • We envision a world where children of all abilities are valued, respected, and included.

  • We want families to be filled with hope and optimism about their child.

  • We share knowledge and skills to create meaningful opportunities and plan for a secure future.

  • We value diversity and endeavor to have our staff, board, volunteers, and donors reflect the community we serve.

With 40+ years of supporting families, our experienced staff members have a national reputation for being a trusted source of information for helping parents, caregivers, and children with special needs.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Political Advocacy, Internships, Scholarships, more

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.

As a national cross-disability rights organization, AAPD advocates for full civil rights for the over 60 million Americans with disabilities by promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation.

A.G. BELL ASSOCIATION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Hearing Loss, Advocacy, Resources, Support, Parents, Professionals

Here at AG Bell we are working globally to ensure that people who are deaf and hard of hearing can hear and speak. We are here to provide support, information, resources and more to help guide you on your journey.

 

We want all families to be informed and supported, professionals to be appropriately qualified to teach and help children with hearing loss, public policy leaders to effectively address the needs of people with hearing loss, and communities to be empowered to help their neighbors with hearing loss succeed.

 

Whether you are a parent who has just learned that your child has hearing loss, or you are a young person with hearing loss yourself, there are many others in our community like you. Welcome to AG Bell.

AMERICAN COCHLEAR IMPLANT ALLIANCE

Research, Advocacy, Awareness

 

The American Cochlear Implant Alliance is a not-for-profit membership organization created with the purpose of eliminating barriers to cochlear implantation by sponsoring research, driving heightened awareness and advocating for improved access to cochlear implants for patients of all ages across the US. ACI Alliance members are clinicians, scientists, educators, and others on cochlear implant teams as well as parent and consumer advocates. An annual meeting for professional members is convened.

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