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Summer 2014 Outlooks Newsletter

June 20th, 2014 | Newsletters

Our Summer newsletter issue of “Outlooks” is now available! Features include information about: Our All Grantees Meeting late last year New Council Member feature New Staff introduction and a preview of our website Videos To read the newsletter, please click… Read Summer 2014 Outlooks Newsletter

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Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council Recognized by PA State Senate

March 18th, 2014 | PA Senate

Harrisburg, PA – March 18, 2014 – The Pennsylvania State Senate last week adopted a resolution to honor the work of the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PADDC). Developmental Disability Councils in each state were first authorized and funded in the Federal… Read Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council Recognized by PA State Senate

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Former Grantee Featured in New York Times Article on Aging Individuals With Disabilities & Limited English Communication Skills

January 15th, 2014 | Grants

The Council’s Multicultural Outreach grant program funds minority-led groups, such as people socially marginalized due to race, ethnicity or sexual orientation, to identify gaps in their community systems faced by minorities with disabilities, and then implement strategies to correct those… Read Former Grantee Featured in New York Times Article on Aging Individuals With Disabilities & Limited English Communication Skills

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Our “All Grantees” Meeting: A Celebration of the Council’s Past, Present and Future

January 7th, 2014 | Grants

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disability Council’s 2013 “All Grantee Meeting” took place the weekend of November 9th and 10th, 2013 in Harrisburg, PA. Representatives from organizations that received one or more grants from the Council during the 2012-2016 state plan grant… Read Our “All Grantees” Meeting: A Celebration of the Council’s Past, Present and Future

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Law Center Releases Spanish Language Version of Inclusive Early Childhood Learning Guide

July 24th, 2013 | Guides

  The Education Law Center recently released a Spanish language version of its Family Guide to Inclusive Early Childhood Learning in Pennsylvania: Guía sobre el Aprendizaje Temprano Incluyente para Familias Residentes en Pennsylvania. The guide is a quick and easy resource to… Read Law Center Releases Spanish Language Version of Inclusive Early Childhood Learning Guide

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Transition to Adult Life Grant at the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living

May 31st, 2013 | Grants

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council’s four-year Transition to Adult Life grant was awarded to the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL) in order to develop a replicable approach to the transition to adult life for young adults. The program… Read Transition to Adult Life Grant at the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living

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Charter School Fact Sheet For Parents of Children with Disabilities

May 20th, 2013 | Resources

The Education Law Center, through a grant from the Council, has created a charter school fact sheet for parents of children with disabilities in Pennsylvania. Please click the link below to download the file: Ten Things Parents Should Know About… Read Charter School Fact Sheet For Parents of Children with Disabilities

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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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