Special Needs Services Overview

Our Special Needs Services Program is dedicated to providing unwavering support and expert guidance to families with loved ones who have special needs. We understand that navigating the challenges of special needs can be overwhelming, and we are here to help. Our program offers personalized support, taking into account the unique needs and circumstances of each family. Our team of compassionate professionals brings together a wealth of expertise to offer valuable guidance and equip families with the tools to navigate challenges effectively. Through our extensive resource network and educational workshops, we empower families to become advocates for their loved ones. We are committed to creating an inclusive and empowering environment where every individual can thrive. Parenting Network Inc’s Special Needs Services Programs include Early Start, Family Empowerment Center, and the Community Navigator Program.

Ages 0-3 Years | Early Start

The Early Start Program supports families with special needs children aged 0-3. It provides comprehensive assistance, resources, and guidance for crucial early development. Parent education, training, workshops, and support groups are offered to foster community and empower families. It aims to optimize growth and future success by providing the following:

  • Case Management
  • Home Visitation
  • Parent Education
  • Peer Guidance
  • Support Groups
  • Advocacy
  • Educational Workshops & Trainings
  • Community Events
  • Inclusion Events
  • Social Enrichment Activities
  • Resource & Referral

Ages 3-22 years | Family Empowerment Center

The Family Empowerment Center Program is designed to support families with children and/or adult dependents with special needs, ranging from ages 3 to 22. It focuses on assisting families during the transition from childhood to adulthood. The program offers a range of services aimed at empowering families, including resources, guidance, and support. Its goal is to help families navigate the challenges associated with this transition period and ensure a successful journey into adulthood for individuals with special needs. The Family Empowerment Center Program provides:

  • Case Management
  • Home Visitation
  • Peer Guidance
  • Support Groups
  • Transitional Support
  • Advocacy
  • Educational Advocacy
  • Workforce Readiness
  • Educational Workshops & Trainings
  • Inclusion Events
  • Social Enrichment Activities
  • Resource & Referral

Ages Birth to End of Life | Community Navigator

The Community Navigator Program is a support system available to families with children and/or adult dependents with special needs, spanning from infancy to end of life. The program aims to assist families by providing guidance, resources, and connections within the community. It offers services tailored to the specific needs of individuals with special needs, including education, healthcare, therapy, social integration, and support networks. The Community Navigator Program is dedicated to empowering families and ensuring the well-being and inclusion of individuals with special needs throughout their entire lives.

  • Low Level Case Management
  • Transitional Services
  • Educational Advocacy
  • Workforce Readiness
  • End of Life Services
  • Support Groups
  • Advocacy
  • Educational Workshops & Trainings
  • Inclusion Events
  • Social Enrichment Activities
  • Resource & Referral

Additional Resources & Events

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