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PA Independent Living

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Join The Arc of Luzerne County for discussions on a wide range of cross-disability topics related to independent living in Pennsylvania.

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Join us for a conversation with Devon Grant, Executive Director, of the Pennsylvania Governor's Cabinet and Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities. This cabinet exists to make recommendations to the Governor on... more

Join us for a conversation with Dolores Frantz, Quality Management Director at the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Office of Developmental Programs (ODP). Dolores serves as Project Manager for ODP's strategic... more

Join us for a conversation on the change from transition age youth to adult and parental advocacy, with Rachel Mann, Esq., Staff Attorney at Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania. We'll discuss the differences in waivers available to... more

Join us for a conversation with Koert Wehberg, Staff Attorney at Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania, about the right for students with disabilities to receive appropriate supports in post-secondary education, and school districts to provide... more

Join us for a conversation about the benefits of counseling for individuals with disabilities, with Psychotherapist Paul Janeski. We'll talk about how to discover a renewed sense of meaning and purpose that will allow us to define paths to heal... more

"All people with disabilities shall have the option to design, control and direct their own services and funding." This is the aim of the Person-Driven Services Project which is funded by the PA Developmental Disabilities Council and managed by... more

Join us for a conversation with Chava Kintisch, Esq., Director of Civic and Government Affairs for the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (DRN), about the new federal regulations for Medicaid home and community-based... more

Join us for a conversation with Tina Marie DeLong, founding member of Decoding Dyslexia Pennsylvania, a grass roots movement driven by PA families concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia within our... more

Join us for a conversation with disability advocate, Madelaine Sayko. We'll discuss cognitive, neurological, and psychological disabilities in the workplace, implementing comprehensive return-to-work programs, and how to foster better... more

Join us for a conversation with Carol Glazer, President of the National Organization on Disability (NOD), a private, non-profit organization that promotes the full participation and contributions of America's 56 million people with... more

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