Family Information

parent-info.jpegSupporting a child with a disability through their education takes a team approach. As a parent, you are a key member of your child’s educational team. PaTTAN’s Family Support Specialists and other staff aid families in understanding the special education process, share information and resources, and work with state agencies who support families like yours. PaTTAN encourages partnerships among families, schools, and communities to foster success for all children.


Important News for Families

**ATTENTION PARENTS! Do you know about the PA Statewide Family Network?

FAMILIES to the MAX (F2MAX), the family voice in Pennsylvania, has inspired members and changed what’s possible for their children and ALL children in PA.  Click here to watch the video (in English or Spanish) and learn more about this dynamic group.

                                          image of Families to the Max video with smiling woman and interpreter in the bottom of the video box            Families to the Max video box of a woman sitting with an interpreter box at the bottom.


Popular PaTTAN Publications for Families

To access publications specific to families of children with disabilities, click on "Resources" in the green box at the bottom of this page.
Click here  to access all PaTTAN publications.



- Office Lead
- State Lead
Molly Black PaTTAN - EAST
Linda Cartwright PaTTAN - EAST
Jacqui DiDomenico PaTTAN - EAST
Amiris Dipuglia PaTTAN - CENTRAL
Patti McGowan PaTTAN - EAST
Tesia Nasehi PaTTAN - EAST