October 17: Dance, Disability and Discourse
The Institute on Disabilities welcomes Alice Sheppard for a dance performance and artist talk at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Institute Mourns Loss of First Executive Director
Edward Newman, founding Executive Director of the Institute, served from 1974 through June of 1992.
Nancy Thaler Retires; Former Institute Staff Named Successor
The Deputy Secretary of the Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs has announced her retirement. Former Institute Policy Director will serve as Acting Deputy Secretary.
C2P2 Early Intervention 2018-2019 Session Dates Announced
Leadership development training for families of children who receive Infant-Toddler Early Intervention or Pre-School Early Intervention Services.
Disability Pride Week and Parade
This June: Trainings for Emergency Managers and Related Personnel
Pittsburgh: Effective Communication for People with Disabilities in Emergencies will be presented by presented by Joanna King and Kim Singleton of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.
Philadelphia and Pittsburgh: AT DME (Durable Medical Equipment) Emergency Planning Guide and AFN (Access and Functional Needs) Checklist Workshop will be presented by presented by Joanna King and Kim Singleton of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.
Graduate Externship Opportunities
New graduate externships have been listed. Applicants must be matriculated and maintain good standing in a full-time graduate degree program at Temple University.
Leadership & Career Studies Registration Period Open
Leadership & Career Studies is a four-year certificate program which provides a college experience and develops academic abilities, career aspirations, work skills and independence for students with intellectual disabilities.
New Mini Course Lecture Series Dates Set for Spring '18
Erik Carter will present "Changing the Conversation: Engaging Communities in Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities" in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
2018 Disability & Change Symposium - March 26 at Temple University
The annual one-day symposium is scheduled for Monday, March 26, 2018.
Important Series Address Sexual Assault Epidemic Among People with Intellectual Disabilities
The NPR series "Abused and Betrayed" features an Institute expert and will run January 8 through January 18, 2018.