Local Resources



    Contact: Rebecca Krout, Employment Specialist

    2550 Kingston Road

    York, PA 17402

    Phone: 717-840-6202 (ext. 52003)

    Fax: 717-840-6203

    Toll Free; 866-288-5132





    [AHEDD is a private, non-profit organization that provides employment services for people with disabilities.  They assist a client to pursue community employment as the preferred means to promote community integration and independence.]


    OVR  (Office of Vocational Rehabilitation)

    Contact: Jessica Gittens

    2550 Kingston Road

    Suite 101

    York, PA 17402

    Phone: 717-771-4407 ext. 246

    Toll Free: 800-762-6306 ext. 246

    Fax: 717-771-4421




    Center for Independent Living

    Mindy Hedrick, Program Coordinator

    127 W. Market Street, Suite 100

    York, PA 17401

    Phone: 717-849-0991

    Toll Free: 800-956-0099

    Fax: 717-849-0996




    The Arc of Adams County

    Joann Smith, Advocate

    The ARC of Adams Count

    P.O. Box 551

    Biglerville, PA 17307

    Office: 717-677-8487





    Adams County Special Olympics

    Contact: Teresa Stickles

    P.O. Box 3188

    Gettysburg, PA 17325

    Phone: 717-334-2729




    MH/IDD (Mental Health and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities)

    Hanover Office

    11Carlisle Street

    Hanover, PA 17331

    Phone: 717-632-8040

    Toll Free: 1-800-632-8040




    Parent Resources

     An Introduction to PaTTAN – A Presentation for Parents -  http://www.pattan.net


    This is the first in a series of webcasts for parents, which schools can use to assist their parent community in accessing the resources available on the PaTTAN website.  In these brief sessions PaTTAN staff shares information and tips on navigating the world of special education in Pennsylvania for parents of children with disabilities.  The series can be accessed on the PaTTAN website.