Main Line Parent All Kinds of Kids Guide

Your guide to the BEST resources for special families around the Main Line!

Every child is special, but for certain students, their education and enrichment activities need to be, as well. If your child has a learning difference, is gifted, or has another special need that you want to have addressed, scroll and click through this guide to learn about some local resources for All Kinds of Kids around the Main Line and Philadelphia.

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Main Line Parent is published by a team of local women to connect families raising their kids around the Main Line and Philly’s Western Subsurbs with resources, events, and each other. It all started with our vibrant Main Line Parent Community Facebook Group dedicated to Building Community (join the conversation with our 30,000+ local members!) and our Email Newsletters, which deliver our curated roundup of things to do in Philly and around the Main Line (virtually and in person), as well as our latest news and updates from local businesses, each week!


We also recommend the Main Line Special Needs Parents group on Facebook for “support, referrals and assistance, questions, camaraderie, or just a good rant!”

Main Line Parent All Kinds of Kids Guide: Sponsored Stories & Community Blog Posts

GET Café, located in the heart of Narberth, is committed to the gainful employment of individuals of ALL abilities.

At AIM Academy, innovative teaching leads to fearless learning.

Avoid trips to the emergency room this summer by keeping these tips in mind.

Margaret Metz, Friends’ Central School’s Director of Enrollment Management, shares her insights for an ever-changing educational landscape.

Meet Michael Madaio, our chosen hero for November, Epilepsy Awareness Month.

Here are the places working to make the Main Line more accessible for all.

This animal adventure is more accessible than ever thanks to Elmwood Park Zoo's singular designation as a Certified Autism Center.

When art therapist Mike Fogel saw a need in his community, summer camp for neurologically atypical and socially challenged kids, his mission became clear.

Get To Know These Local Schools, Where Learning Differences are Supported and Celebrated:

Stratford Friends’ small school model enables our teachers the opportunity to truly focus on each and every student.

Looking for a school for a gifted student? Learn more about what the The Grayson School is doing for these unique learners at every age.

Delaware Valley Friends School - Tools for Success

Specializing in educating bright children with learning disabilities, this Quaker-based school is proving that students who learn differently can be successful in school - and in life.

The Phebe Anna Thorne School offers traditional classes and specialized programs for children with speech and language-based difficulties.

Get to know these Main Line Parent Members

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    At Camp Pegasus, kids with social challenges have a chance to soar! Clear and memorable…


      ESF Summer Camps & Experiences is where campers are free to explore their curiosity and…


        HomeCooked helps busy people get fresh or frozen ready-to-cook dinners for their family. Curbside Pick…

        Ivory 1

          Ivory Tree Portraits is a full-service newborn & family portrait studio that does custom framing,…

          Kids Grins- Dentistry for Kids

            Kids Grins is a new dental practice focused on providing exceptional dental care to infants,…

            Lulu's casita

              Lulu's Casita is the first play cafe on the Main Line. Est. 2013, they provide…

              Thrive Literacy

                Thrive Literacy Center is excited to begin their 8th year of Literacy Camp in Wayne,…


                  Twirl was established in 2016 when owner Sam Sinns left his job as a dancer…

                  whole self therapy

                    Whole Self Therapy, LLC is a group mental health therapy practice located in the Graduate…

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