Parent Training and Information Center -  For parents of children with disabilities. To help them gain the knowledge and skills they need to be advocates for their children.

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The Parent Training
and Information Center (PTIC) is a Program of theWestchester Independent Living Center (WILC) and its satellite office, Putnam Independent Living Services (PILS).
PTIC informs parents of children with special needs about their rights in the education system.
It provides training, advocacy, technical assistance, and information and referral services in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties.
Separate trainings and workshops are offered for professionals who work with children with disabilities and their families.

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PTIC is funded by the Starbridge in Rochester, NY through their Parent Training and Information Center grant.

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  • Putnam Independent Living Services - Parent Training and Information Center
    Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties
    1-888-788-6268 (Toll Free)

  • Putnam Independent Living Services (PILS)
    Putnam County - Education advocacy, information and support, all disabilities
    845-228-7457 (Voice)
    845-228-7459 (TTY)

  • Westchester Independent Living Center (WILC)
    Westchester County and the Lower Hudson Valley Region - Education advocacy, information and support, all disabilities
    914-682-3926 (Voice)
    914-682-0926 (TTY)

  • Action Toward Independence
    Orange and Sullivan Counties - Education advocacy, information and support, all disabilities
    845-343-4284 (Orange County)
    845-794-4228 (Sullivan County)

  • Taconic Resources for Independence
    Dutchess County - Education advocacy, information and support, all disabilities
    845-452-3913

  • Independent Living, Inc.
    Orange County - Education advocacy, information and support, all disabilities
    845-565-1162

  • Resource Center for Accessible Living
    Ulster County - Education advocacy, information and support, all disabilities
    845-331-0541

  • Volunteer Counseling Services
    Rockland County - Education advocacy
    845-634-5729

  • Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
    Mid-Hudson Valley Region - Education and other issues
    1-877-574-8529

  • Parent to Parent
    Connects parents with other parents with similar situations for support and local connections
    914-493-2635
    845-877-6821

  • Family Ties
    Westchester County - Support and education information
    914-995-5238
    914-739-4725

  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (C.H.A.D.D.)
    Westchester and Putnam Counties - Support and information
    845-278-3020
    845-278-3012

  • Parent Link for Autism, Asperger Syndrome and other PDDs
    914-763-0971

  • Autism Society of America
    1-800-3Autism

  • Westchester Development Disabilities Services Office
    914-287-7721

  • New York State Resources:
    • Education Department - Special Education Quality Assurance
      914-245-0010
    • Early Childhood Direction Centers
      518-486-7462
    • VESID
      845-452-5325
    • Office of the Advocate for Persons with Disabilities
      518-473-4538
    • Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy
      518-381-7098


     

WILC Main Office
200 Hamilton Avenue, 2nd Floor
White Plains, New York 10601
(914) 682-3926 (Voice)
866-933-5390 (VP/TTY)
(914) 682-8518 (FAX)
Directions to WILC

Satellite Office PILS
1441 Route 22, Suite 204,
Brewster, NY 10509
845-228-7457 (Voice)
866-933-5390 (VP/TTY)
845-228-7460 (Fax)
Directions to PILS

Yonkers Outreach Office
Pathways to Success
75 Riverdale Avenue
Yonkers, New York 10701
914-376-8600 (Voice)