Ages 0-3: Advocacy and Support

Making connections for yourself is the most important step you can take toward creating opportunities for your child.

Local Arc Chapters
Arc chapters provide information, referral and advocacy.

Parent to Parent (P2P)
P2P is operated by and for parents of children with special needs. P2P will connect you with a parent who has experienced the same struggles you’re going through right now. P2P also offers free workshops, trainings and one-on-one help in navigating complex systems. Call toll free at 1-800-821-5927 or visit Parent to Parent online.


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