Institute Events and Trainings
Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

POLICY
Programs and resources which offer training, support and technical assistance for and about people with disabilities and families to help understand and shape policy at the local, state and national levels. For a complete list of Institute on Disabilities programs, visit the Programs page. If you know the name of the program, try the "Quick Links to Programs" function at the top right section of every page.

  • Leadership Development
    SUMMARY +/- Teaching people with disabilities, family members, and students to assume leadership roles in their communities and at the local, state, and national levels.
    • C2P2 - Competence and Confidence: Partners in Policymaking
      SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Training individuals with disabilities, parents of young children with disabilities, and university graduate students, providing up-to-date information, leadership training, and skill building.
    • C2P2 EI - Competence and Confidence: Partners in Policymaking for Families of Children in Early Intervention
      SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Offering information about local, state and national issues that affect young children with disabilities, with a particular emphasis on early intervention issues.
    • C2P2 FL - Competence and Confidence Partners in Policymaking: Family Leadership in Inclusive Education for Non-Traditional Settings
      SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Creating a network of family leaders who will work together with educators and administrators to champion inclusive practices for children with disabilities in the Non-Public school community
    • C2P2 EEL - Competence and Confidence: Partners in Policymaking, Emerging and Established Leaders
      SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Free training for individuals with disabilities, ages 18-30, who want to develop leadership skills.
    • Families First
      SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Empowerment training on the basics of early intervention—teaching about early intervention system, meeting with other families, becoming an equal member in your child's Individual Education Plan.
    • Inclusive Leadership in Action
      SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Training community organizations to recruit and support individuals with disabilities to be contributing members of their decision-making boards.
    • Supported Leadership
      SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Promoting and encouraging people with intellectual disabilities to become active, contributing and valued members of boards and committees throughout Pennsylvania.
    • The Pennsylvania Training Partnership for People with Disabilities and Families
      SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION The Partnership makes available training and technical assistance, developed and provided by people with disabilities and families.

  • Emergency Preparedness
    SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Providing information and services to make an impact on the safety and well-being of individuals with disabilities, families and support system.

  • Person-Driven Services
    SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION The two-year Developmental Disabilities Council funded Person-Driven Services Project includes a demonstration project, research and advocacy.

  • Technical Assistance
    SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION Providing technical assistance at the local, state, and international levels to individuals, agencies, and government entities, focusing on increasing the independent productivity and inclusion of all people with developmental disabilities.

  • Visionary Voices | Leaders. Lessons. Legacy.
    SUMMARY +/- | COMPLETE INFORMATION A history of the Intellectual Disability Movement in Pennsylvania, bringing together interviews with leaders in Pennsylvania's Intellectual Disability Movement with a collection of historically significant archival documents.