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Grassroots Advocacy Grant Applications Are Being Accepted

April 27th, 2013 | Grants

We have released a new Grassroots Advocacy Grants Application packet. Complete information is in the downloadable file below. Please note, the pre-proposal meeting is being held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 10:30 AM (see the application package for all… Read Grassroots Advocacy Grant Applications Are Being Accepted

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Erie Establishes Multicultural Outreach Project

April 9th, 2013 | Projects

Through the Bhutanese Community Association of Erie (BCAE), the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council’s Multicultural Outreach Project is collaborating with local universities in the Erie area with medical, rehabilitation and social services degree programs to establish practical hands-on educational opportunities for… Read Erie Establishes Multicultural Outreach Project

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New Publication on Consent and Decision-making

March 26th, 2013 | Publications

The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the publication of Consent, Capacity, and Substitute-Decision Making.  This project has been supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council.    To make decisions for oneself is a… Read New Publication on Consent and Decision-making

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Funding Alert: Emergency Preparedness

February 24th, 2013 | Alerts

We have released a Supplemental Request for Proposal Booklet in order to reissue our Emergency Preparedness RFP.  Complete information is in the file.  Please note, the preproposal meeting is being held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:30 AM (see… Read Funding Alert: Emergency Preparedness

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Breaking Barriers – Dialogue about impact of disabilities in Latino families

January 18th, 2013 | Videos

The PA Developmental Disabilities Council is proud to announce the availability of a two part video entitled Breaking Barriers (Rompiendo Barreras).   Breaking Barriers is an intimate dialogue about disabilities as it affects Latino families.  The videos are available in both… Read Breaking Barriers – Dialogue about impact of disabilities in Latino families

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Helping Schools Make a Difference for Youth in Foster Care

December 12th, 2012 | Resources

Schools can dramatically improve education outcomes – and thus life outcomes – for children in the child welfare system. While students in foster care often struggle educationally, they can excel in school when they receive the right support. Juvenile Law… Read Helping Schools Make a Difference for Youth in Foster Care

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NEW: A Family Guide to Inclusive Early Childhood Learning in PA

November 21st, 2012 | Guides

The Education Law Center is pleased to announce the publication of the first edition of A Family Guide to Inclusive Early Childhood Learning in Pennsylvania (Guide).  This project has been supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council…. Read NEW: A Family Guide to Inclusive Early Childhood Learning in PA

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New Request for Proposals Book

August 17th, 2012 | Conferences

Our 2012 Request for Proposals Book has been mailed and is now available on the website also. We will be funding 10 new objectives this year.  Below is a list of Preproposal Conference dates and times along with the weblink… Read New Request for Proposals Book

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Seeking Nominations

August 1st, 2012 | General

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council seeks nominations for membership of its committees. Committee members are appointed for one year terms by the Chairperson of the Council and form the group from which nominees for full Council membership are normally drawn. … Read Seeking Nominations

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New Immigrant Disability Policy Campaign

June 4th, 2012 | Events

Through a grant from the PADDC, AGAPE African Senior Center, Inc. is hosting “New Immigrant Disability Equality Campaign” on Saturday July 7, 2012.  The event, being held at The Park at the Corner of Elmwood Avenue and 65th Street in… Read New Immigrant Disability Policy Campaign

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