Parent Resources

Resources are provided for informational purposes and do not indicate a specific endorsement by IU20 or the Early Intervention program.

Local Food Pantries/Food Assistance Programs

Parent Support Groups on Facebook

  • Lehigh Valley & Slate Belt, PA Special Needs Parent Support Group
  • Colonial IU20 Parent Support Group
  • Colonial IU20 Teacher-Parent Support Group
  • Pocono Autism Society
  • Pocono Special Needs Network
  • Pocono Mom's Support For Special Needs Kid's
  • Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania

Parent Support Groups Lehigh Valley

  • Kidspeace: Connect with other parents parents/guardians of children with autism. Find resources and supports. Great ideas for future planning, care, and programs. FREE with light refreshments. Please RSVP by Wednesday prior to the meeting. When: Every second Saturday of the month, 10:00am to 11:30am Where: Kidspeace, CDTRC Building, 1620 Broadway Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (meeting place is in front of the building, please be on time) Contact: Lauren DeLucia 610-799-8225 or
  • Faith Lutheran Church: Educational speakers are invited to do a presentation and a Q&A to follow. Light refreshments are available. When: One Saturday a month depending on availability of the speaker 2-4p.m., schedule is printed in advance. Where: Faith Lutheran Church, 2012 Sullivan Trail, Easton, PA RSVP: or call 610-554-1988
  • Spanish Autism Support Group: Where: ReciproCity, 1329 W Hamilton Street, Allentown
  • Breaking the Barriers Caring and Sharing Support Group: A support group for parents of children, all ages, with disabilities of any kind. Empowering and educating families on the system by providing regulatory guidance. Providing guidance on PDE / county / DPW / State/ Medical Challenges. (610) 770-9394/(610) 349-8066 P.O. Box 4056 Allentown, PA 18105 Contact: Paulette Hunter

Parent Support Groups Monroe/Pike County

  • Pike Autism Support Services: When: 3rd Wednesday of the month. Where: The Milford Community House, 201 Broad St., Suite#4, Milford PA 18337. Babysitting with reasonable advance notice. Email us at to make arrangements.
  • Parents of Children with Asperger Syndrome: This is primarily a discussion group at this time. Where: Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month at the Hughes Library in Stroudsburg. Contact Barbara at (570) 424-3766 E-mail
  • Pocono Autism Society: A non-profit support organization for families and professionals involved with Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Where: Hughes Library, 1002 N.9th St., Stroudsburg When: Meetings are held during the months when school is in session, Sept - May . Pocono Autism now has 1 monthly meeting: - A daytime meeting the 4th Wednesday of each month at 9:30 am.

Autism Resources