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Disability Awareness Month in Pennsylvania

A close up on a hand signing the bottom of a document. Photo used courtesy of pexels.com.Governor Wolf's office recently signed an official proclamation establishing March 2021as Developmental Disability Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth's commitment to serving individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism is relayed through the proclamation in which Governor Wolf outlines specific ODP initiatives. Some of the initiatives included in the proclamation are racial equity, Community of Practice for Supporting Families, and competitive integrated employment, all of which are initiatives that will be discussed during the Everyday Lives 2021 Virtual Conference. Read the proclamation here.