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#DisabilityCounts2020

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#DisabilityCounts2020 is an online campaign to spread awareness as to the importance of being counted in the 2020 United States Census. Read Full Article

Posted: February 20, 2020 15:07

Who Supports the Caregiver? Children with Medical Complexities and the Role of the Family Facilitator

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To ensure families receive adequate support for their loved ones throughout their lifespan, family facilitators are making a critical impact. Read Full Article

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:07

Proposed Legislation Would Allow Payment for DSPs During Hospital Stay

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The Ensuring Access to Direct Support Professionals Act would authorize states to reimburse DSPs for time spent supporting people who are hospitalized for short-term stays. Read Full Article

Posted: February 14, 2020 12:35

Experiences in Full Inclusion at Millersville University

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Pennsylvania's Millersville University provides a robust model of the future of a four-year inclusive secondary education. The school's Integrated Studies Program provides all students, including those with disabilities, the same rights and responsibilities as all degree-seeking students. Read Full Article

Posted: February 14, 2020 09:12

Department of Health Information on Coronavirus Available

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health has created a webpage with information and many resources about coronavirus.

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Posted: February 10, 2020 13:27

Benefits Counseling Works!

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Benefits counseling services are an important part of career planning for individuals with disabilities and their families. These services help you to take advantage of work incentives as you gain or maintain employment.

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Posted: February 10, 2020 13:19

ODP Supports Transition

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Leaving secondary education and getting a first job are major markers of adulthood for everyone including youth with disabilities.   Read Full Article

Posted: February 07, 2020 10:41

Modified Medication Administration Course Update

Pills48% of LifeSharers have completed the Modified Medication Administration Course since its launch, January 1, 2020.  Read Full Article

Updated: February 20, 2020 11:38