The PEAL Center
Helping Families of Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
412-281-4404 (Pittsburgh)
215-567-6143 (Philadelphia)
866-950-1040 Toll Free
412-281-4409 TTY


Lending Library

The titles listed in each category are available to borrow from the PEAL Center Library. We will send them to you free of charge.

To borrow, email us at: or call: 215-567-6143 or 412-281-4404

Click a category icon or heading below to see titles available in that category.

Transition to Adulthood

Resources on secondary transition, including employment, independent living, and post-secondary education and training.

Social Skills

Resources on social skills, including social stories and social skills training for students on the autism spectrum.


Resources on inclusive classrooms, practices, and advocacy.

General Disability Topics

Resources on topics of general interest to individuals with disabilities and those who support them.

Family Issues

Resources on topics of interest to parents and siblings of individuals with disabilities.

Cultural Diversity

Resources that address ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.


Resources on a wide variety of topics in special education and general education.

Specific Diagnoses

Resources related to specific disability diagnoses, including autism, Tourette’s, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and others.

Other Topics

Resources on a variety of general topics, including picture books and fiction about individuals with disabilities.