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Double Your Impact! 

Thanks to a generous donor, PEAL is launching a matching donation initiative! We are seeking donations to help us unlock matching donations of $5,000 by September 30th

Please consider donating or sharing with your network! 

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Learn more about PEAL and the impact of your donations.

What will your donations to the PEAL Center do? They will help us offer high-quality free services to families, children, and youth with disabilities across all backgrounds in Pennsylvania.

Who we serve: Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities, their Families, and Professionals who support them.

What we do: PEAL informs, supports, and engages parents/caregivers, youth/young adults, and professionals, to partner in decision-making aimed at achieving positive outcomes.

How to help: You can support PEAL’s families and young adults by donating and having your donations double through the generous matching donation initiative.

PEAL is seeking new board members!

The PEAL Board of Directors is in the process of recruiting new members. The Board is made up of individuals who are committed to the vision, mission and goals of the organization. Board members include a diverse group of families of children and youth with disabilities and special health care needs and professionals – in fact, our bylaws require that at least 51% of Board members be parents of children and/or youth with disabilities.
Learn more:
Apply to be a PEAL Board Member

COVID Compensatory Services: Moving Beyond the Impact of COVID-19

This Friday, August 19th at noon! 
Is your child with a IEP still not catching up since COVID? During COVID were education, services and supports missing that have never been provided? Were evaluations provided?

Join PEAL for our upcoming free webinar with Carole Clancy, Bureau Director at the Pennsylvania Department of Education. 

August 19th, 2022
12:00 - 1:15PM ET

Register: or join us on PEAL's Facebook 
Register Here
Join Live on Facebook Prepare for the New School Year

Prepare for the New School Year The start of a new school year can be an exciting time for kids, parents, and teachers. It’s also a good time to think about ways to prevent bullying at school. Bullying can threaten students’ physical and emotional safety at school and can negatively impact their ability to learn. The best way to address bullying is to stop it before it starts. Read more here

PEAL is hiring!

PEAL is hiring a Community Relations & Executive Support Coordinator for 25 hours per week, primarily in our Pittsburgh office with virtual hours. The purpose of this position is to support the work of the PEAL Center as the initial point of contact for the community; intake for family members and professionals calling for assistance; entering & maintaining data; coordinating and realizing outreach to community organizations, and supporting the leadership to ensure efficient internal administration of the PEAL Center. Learn more about the position and how to apply below. 

Join our Team!

REAL: August Transition Resources

Read resources from REAL Partners on topics of Education, Disability and Culture, Independent Living, Services and Systems, Work, and Science and Technology. Read more here
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