FOCUS GROUPS: Siblings and Self-Advocates
Two separate focus groups for siblings and self-advocates will be held at each of the following locations: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Allentown, and King of Prussia.
Sibling focus groups - more information/how to apply
Fialkowski Papers to Reside at Temple University Libraries
Siblings David Fialkowski, Kate Fialkowski, and Mary Bisignaro formally donated the Fialkowski Papers to the Institute and named the annual Fialkowski Family Disability Studies award winner.
Fialkowski papers - full story
Webinar Series: Prosecuting and Defending Criminal Cases Involving Persons with Disabilities
This three-part webinar series is free and participants may participate in one, two or all three of the webinars.
Learn more and register for webinars
Register now for Spring 2015 Mini Course Lectures
Two mini course lectures for the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh areas are open for registration.
Learn more and register
Institute Hosts Third Annual Graduate Student Poster Session in April
The Institute's annual poster session allows graduate students to express their views on research in the disability field.
Learn more about the poster session
Training on Personal Emergency Preparedness Skills
These free training events, one held in Philadelphia and one in Montgomery County, will promote the personal preparedness of transitioning youth with disabilities, and their families for disasters and emergencies.
Learn more and register for Youth Power: Building Skills for Personal Emergency Preparedness
"Are You Ready?" Training Set for May
On May 30, 2015, these free in-person training sessions will present personal preparedness strategies to prepare caregivers and family members of children with a variety of needs for emergencies.
Registration and more information on this preparedness training
Symposium: Disability and Change - March 18 at Temple University's Main Campus
Register now for the one-day symposium, Disability and Change: Fault Lines, Intersections, & Action on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
Registration, schedule, and more information about the Disability and Change Symposium
The Institute's Academy for Adult Learning Accepting Applications for the Class of 2017
The Academy for Adult Learning is now accepting applications from individuals with intellectual disabilities for a four-semester certificate program which provides a college experience and develops professional skills.
Learn more and apply
The Institute and the Sibling Leadership Network Release Survey
National Survey about Siblings of Individuals with Disabilities, their Support Needs, and their Families invites siblings of people with disabilities, and others, to share their perspectives.
Read more and access the sibling survey
Institute Hosts Casey Press Conference
The senator addressed the Achieving a Better Life Experience ("ABLE") Act, which passed the House Wednesday.
Read more about the ABLE Act event