Institute on Disabilities at Temple University Names Celia S. Feinstein as Executive Director
In her new role, Ms. Feinstein continues to oversee programs the Institute's leadership development, quality of life, education and research programs, and adds the leadership of Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT), Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Act Program.
Institute Executive Director Celia S. Feinstein Named AUCD Board President
Amy S. Goldman Retires from Temple University
New Assistive Technology Resource Center Named
Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology has chosen Life and Independence for Today to be a partner as the newest Assistive Technology Resource Center in Pennsylvania.
Governor Proclaims November Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania
Welcome New Assistive Technology Reuse Partners
Following a competition, PIAT selected partner programs to enhance the availability of reused equipment to people with disabilities in Pennsylvania.
Request for Proposal - Enhancing AT Services
A program of the Institute, Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology, announces three competitive Requests for Proposals to provide funding for enhancing the scope of assistive technology services available to people with disabilities in Pennsylvania. Proposals are due by 3:00 p.m. on November 7, 2016.
November 2nd and 9th: Presentations on the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Settings Rule
November 10: Adaptive Designer and Fabricator Alex Truesdell Presents on Adaptive Global Design
In this event, Adaptive Design Global: Build for One, Engage Everyone, Change Everything™, attendees will learn the principles of creating custom adaptations to reduce barriers and the impact of assistive technology.
Institute Reuse Request for Proposal
Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology announces a competitive Request for Proposal to provide funding for enhancing the scope of assistive technology reutilization available to people with disabilities in Pennsylvania. Proposals are due by 3:00 p.m. on September 15, 2016.
Apply Now for the C2P2 Early Intervention 2016-2017 Session
Competence and Confidence Partners in Policymaking, for Families of Children in Early Intervention: Four 2-day sessions provide free leadership development training for families of children who receive Infant-Toddler Early Intervention or Pre-School Early Intervention Services.
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes - A Make and Take Workshop
In this workshop, participants will learn to use everyday tools and materials to fabricate solutions in minutes to support people with disabilities. Three dates/locations: September 26, 27, or October 5, 2016.
RESCHEDULED: Emergency Preparedness Training for People with Disabilities
Registration is now closed. Day-long training session will bring together people with disabilities and their families with emergency planners.
New Film Spotlights Professor and His Groundbreaking Theory
A recently released film, "Valuing Lives: Wolf Wolfensberger and the Principle of Normalization," focuses on the principle of normalization and Professor Wolf Wolfensberger, who used this principle to challenge the basis of assumptions about people with intellectual disabilities.
College of Direct Support - Supporting People in Developing More Fulfilling Lives with the Power of Knowledge
Employment Here and Now! Open House
The Employment Here and Now! open house will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Learn about this employment program for eligible people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the application process.