• Date: Saturday October 17th, 2015
    Time: From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    2016 Fathers Group

  • Date: Wednesday February 10th, 2016
    Time: From 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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  • Date: Wednesday May 25th, 2016
    Time: From 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


    Wednesday, May 25th

    Speaker:   Michael Gehring, Esquire

    Title:       Special Education Litigation:  The Process and Legal Updates

    Topic:  The presentation will outline and discuss the procedures governing both administrative due process proceedings (how they are initiated, pre-hearing procedures, and the conduct of hearings), and subsequent federal court review of administrative due process decisions.   The presentation will also discuss recent significant federal court decisions regarding special education.   

    Speaker Bio: Michael E. Gehring is an associate with McAndrews Law Offices, P.C.  Mike has principal responsibility in the firm for handling, both in the federal district courts and circuit courts of appeal, federal court reviews of special education due process decisions.  Mike also has principal responsibility in the firm for initiating and handling litigation seeking money damages, typically for injuries suffered by a student in an educational setting, in both federal and state courts.  Mike also has extensive experience in litigating special education due process matters at the administrative level.

    Following law school, Mike served as a law clerk to the Honorable Donald W. VanArtsdalen of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Mike has an extensive background in litigation, with over 25 years of experience in the public and private sectors. He has worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Post-Conviction Relief Act Unit of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office’s, where he developed extensive courtroom experience.  Mike also served in the Appeals Unit of the D.A.’s Office, where he argued cases before the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Courts.  In the private sector, Mike worked for several prominent firms in both Philadelphia and Chicago, where he handled trial, post-trial and appellate aspects of a wide variety of civil matters in both state and federal courts.

    To Register for this and other workshops:

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  • Date: Monday June 13th, 2016
    Time: From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Looking for PQAS Training Hours 2016?

    Tanya Backlund; Certified PQAS Instructor, M. Ed.

    along with The Arc Alliance


    An Overview of Early Intervention Birth through Three

    June 13th  from 10:00-12:00,

    September 12th from 1:00-3:00 and

    November 14th from 1:00-3:00


    Using Sign Language to Communicate in the Early Childhood Classroom

    August 8th from 1:00-3:00,

    October 10th from 10:00-12:00 and

    December 12th from 1:00-3:00

    To Register please complete the form below then submit Credit Card payment by selecting the appropriate payment option.
    PQAS Training
    Payment – $20 Per Person per session
     Discounted rates available for groups of 10 or more—Contact Nancy Stimson 484-868-0439
    Prepayment 1 Session $20
    Prepayment 2 Sessions $40
    Additional Information and Assistance

    Tanya is also available to come to your site to train staff on this and other topics

    Need a topic specific to your needs? 

    Please contact us as we would be happy to develop need specific training


    Call Tanya Backlund – 484-680-8143

    Sign up on the PQAS Registry today

    How to Find the PD Registry After logging into the Portal at www.pakeys.org, click PD Registry on the left-hand menu.

    *No class will be held unless we have 10 or more prepaid


  • Date: Friday June 17th, 2016
    Time: From 8:00 PM to 9:45 PM

    A Hilariously Fun Night Out Supporting a Worthy Cause!

    This FUNdraiser at the Valley Forge Casino will help support The Arc Alliance Staff Enrichment Program – providing families with top-notch therapy, service and support! Impact those that serve you and your family while having a hilariously fun night out! Tickets are just $20 when ordered in advance or $25 at the door – Must be 21 or older to attend this event. Purchase your tickets to fun NOW! ORDER HERE

    timFormer Division 1 Head Football Coach Tim Miller brings the passion and energy developed through his years as a football coach to the stage using both comedy and hypnosis.

    Best of 2015 by national entertainment booking website, Gigmasters. Tim has performed at events and venues such as – PA State Election Committee Annual Event, ESPN Radio, Ripley’s Believe It or Not (NY), and several Top 5 Corporations as well as Times Square NY on New Years Eve.

    The great thing about stage hypnosis is the star could be YOU and/or staff members of The Arc Alliance. The possibilities are endless, from a participant acting as if they were a famous entertainer to a man believing he is pregnant, you will not be disappointed.

    Don’t end the night after the show – enjoy all that the Valley Forge Casino has to offer – Dancing, chances of Luck, Dinner and more!

    Check out this brief video to get a glimpse at how much fun you and your friends will experience!

    Click here to see more videos clips

    RESERVE Your Tickets Here and save $$$$

    Remember this great couples night out supports The Arc Alliance Staff who serve you and your family! Feel lucky? Try your luck at our 50/50 – You never know!!! 

    We look forward to seeing you and your friends on June 17th!

  • Date: Saturday June 18th, 2016
    Time: From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Two, one hour train rides with pizza, cake, ice cream, and drink provided. Break half way for bathrooms and stretching. We also have a special entertainer coming. You won’t want to miss this event!

  • Date: Saturday June 18th, 2016
    Time: From 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Two, one hour train rides with pizza, cake, ice cream, and drink provided. Break half way for bathrooms and stretching. We also have a special entertainer coming. You won’t want to miss this event!

  • Date: Wednesday June 29th, 2016
    Time: From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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  • Date: Monday July 18th, 2016
    Time: From 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM


  • Date: Wednesday August 24th, 2016
    Time: From 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM


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