• Links to Other Websites
    Local School Districts' Special Education PTAs hold speaking events and presentations that are open to the public.  Check out their websites by clicking on the links below:
    Ardsley Special Needs Committee: School District  and PTA
    Chappaqua PTA, Special Education Committee: http://www.chappaquapta.net/SpEdHome.php
    Eastchester SEPTA: www.eastchestersepta.org
    Larchmont-Mamaroneck SEPTA: www.mamkschoolspta.org/septa/
    New Rochelle SEPTA: www.newrochellesepta.org/
    Pleasantville SEPTA: http://pvillesepta.com/
    White Plains Special Needs Committee: www.wpcsd.k12.ny.us/page/902
    Yorktown SEPTA: www.yorktownsepta.org/

    Government Resources:
    New York State Dept. of Health Early Intervention
    New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD
    New York State Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR, formerly VESID)
    Westchester County Government Developmental Disabilities
    Other Resources:
    • Autism Speaks has information for those on the autism spectrum and their families.
    • I'm Determined is an organization that promotes self-determination for special needs children transitioning into adults. Set up with the Virginia Department of Education the web site has materials, ideas and messages to stimulate educators, children and their parents. 
    • The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) provides information for a wide spectrum of learning disabilities.
    • The Special Needs Alliance (SNA) is a national, not for profit organization of attorneys dedicated to the practice of disability and public benefits law. Contact the SNA to find nearby attorneys who focus their practices in the disability law arena, visit their web site for legal information.
    • The Westchester Independent Living Center (WILCpromotes the Independent Living philosophy of choice, societal inclusion and empowerment for persons with disabilities.