You can rely on the support and services of these area organizations that not only advocate for children with special needs, but the people who care for them.
Every child is special, but for certain students, their education and enrichment activities need to be, as well. If your child has a learning difference, is gifted, or has another special need that you want to have addressed, scroll and click through this guide to learn about some local resources for All Kinds of Kids around Philadelphia.
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