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Institute on Disabilities and its Staff Play Role in ADA 25th Celebration

July 2015

GRAPHIC of 2015 ADA celebration logo for Philadelphia

The 25th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) mandating civil rights for people with disabilities, featured entertainment, remarks by dignitaries, a parade to the National Constitution Center, and more.

More about the Philadelphia ADA celebration


Temple University Recruits for Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies

June 2015

PHOTO: college students

Temple University is recruiting students interested in pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies, a program which focuses on exposure to and study of disability from multiple perspectives.

Learn more about the Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies


Institute and Staff Member Honored

June 2015

PHOTO: Jule Ann Lieberman receives commendation from PA State Senator Thomas J. McGarrigle

The PA Department of Labor and Industry, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services and the Advisory Committee for the Blind of Pennsylvania awarded commendations to the Institute on Disabilities and an employee on June 2.

Commendations awarded - read the story


FOCUS GROUPS: Siblings and Self-Advocates

April 2015

PHOTO: 2 adult sisters at laptop together

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

April 2015

PHOTO: David Fialkowski and Mary Bisignaro at presentation

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

March 2015

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

March 2015

GRAPHIC: Register now for two 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

March 2015

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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


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Training on Personal Emergency Preparedness Skills

February 2015

"Are You Ready?" Training Set for May

February 2015

Symposium: Disability and Change - March 18 at Temple University's Main Campus

February 2015

The Institute's Academy for Adult Learning Accepting Applications for the Class of 2017

February 2015

The Institute and the Sibling Leadership Network Release Survey

January 2015

Institute Hosts Casey Press Conference

December 2014

Survey Will Help Develop a New State Plan for Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT)

November 2014

The Institute's Academy for Adult Learning Accepting Applications for the Class of 2017

November 2014

The Institute Mourns the Passing of Friend and Colleague Zona Jackson

November 2014

November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania

November 2014

Share Your Experiences - Institute and OVR Sponsor Consumer Survey

October 2014

The 2014 Mini Course Lecture Series Presents Filmmaker Jason DaSilva

October 2014

Public Forums on Issues for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities

August 2014

The Institute Mourns the Passing of Autimn Nelson

July 2014

New Institute Program—"Access Beyond the Stacks"—Featured in Local Newspaper

July 2014

Institute on Disabilities Releases New Video - "Autism and First Responders: Seeing Beyond the Smoke"

July 2014

WEBINAR: Are You Ready? Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities

June 2014

Institute on Disabilities at Temple University Awarded Exhibits and Public Interpretation Grant from Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

June 2014

Webinar: Exploring Assistive Technology (AT) for Autism

May 2014

Institute on Disabilities Hosts Senator Bob Casey

April 2014

Institute Making the Most of A.T. Devices

April 2014

Webinar: Emergency Shelters, Assistive Technology and the ADA

April 2014

Passing of a Visionary: Trina Losinno

April 2014

Co-Executive Director Travels to New Delhi for UNESCO Briefing Session

April 2014

Co-Executive Director Presents Testimony Before the Health and Welfare Committee, PA House of Representatives

April 2014

WEBINAR: Emergency Shelters, Assistive Technology and the ADA

March 2014

The Institute on Television

March 2014

Symposium: Disability and Change - March 26 at Temple University's Main Campus

March 2014

Webinar March 4: Hearing Equipment

February 2014

Register now for Spring 2014 Mini Course Lectures

February 2014

Webinar March 11: Repairing Your Device

February 2014

Family Webinars + Free Consultants + Leadership Network = C2P2FL

February 2014

What is IM4Q? Why is IM4Q Important?

February 2014

Criminal Justice Program a Feature Story at Temple University

January 2014

Institute on Disabilities Receives William Penn Grant

January 2014

Institute Co-Executive Director Appointed to Committee for People with Communication Needs

December 2013

New Program: C2P2 Family Leadership for Inclusive Education in Non-Traditional Schools

November 2013

TakeFIVE - New Institute Project

November 2013

New at IOD - Inclusive Leadership in Action

November 2013

November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania

November 2013

Additions to Pennsylvania's Assistive Technology Lending Library

September 2013

Institute and Disability Rights Network Offer Free Webinar Series on Durable Medical Equipment and Medicaid Managed Care

August 2013

Institute on Disabilities Partners on Program to Bring iPads to Children with Disabilities

August 2013

Institute Celebrates ACES 2013 Program

August 2013

New Institute Program Gives First Demonstration

August 2013

Dennis E. Haggerty, Esq. Dies at Age 85

July 2013

The Institute on Disabilities Presents the Annual Fialkowski Family Disability Studies Award

July 2013

Institute on Disabilities Sponsors Annual Expo in Harrisburg

July 2013

The Institute Welcomes Visitors from Dubai

July 2013

First Annual Graduate Student Poster Session

June 2013

Institute on Disabilities Marks 40 Years

May 2013

Mini Course Lecture Series on Long Term Support Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

March 2013

Institute Announces New Partnership

March 2013

Public Reading of "A Fierce Kind of Love" - a Play in Progress

February 2013

Institute Partners with Disability Rights Network for Surveys

February 2013

Institute Staff Member Named Fellow of National Organization

February 2013

Institute Calls for Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) Nominees

February 2013

State Senator Kitchen Visits Institute for "Take Your Legislator to Work Day"

January 2013

Institute and FEMA Region III Host "Conversational Gathering"

January 2013

Institute Co-Executive Directors Release Statement on Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT

December 2012

'C2P2 EI' Holds Second Session in Bethlehem

December 2012

November is Assistive Technology (AT) Awareness Month in Pennsylvania

November 2012

Disability Studies Program Re-Launched

October 2012

Institute Completes Handbook for Teachers of Temple Courses

October 2012

Institute Co-Executive Director Named to AUCD Board of Directors

October 2012

Institute Project Coordinator Presents Lecture "Fabulously Disabled"

September 2012

Unique Gen-Ed Course Offered

September 2012

Institute on Disabilities Co-Executive Director Guests on Radio Discussion Show

September 2012

Device Demos for People with Vision Impairment

September 2012

Live Arts Festival Welcomes Groundbreaking Australian Theater

August 2012

Special Event Offers Hands-on Learning for Parents of Children with Developmental Delay

August 2012

Emergency Preparedness Topic of Institute's Upcoming Webinar

August 2012

Access to Communication Technology

July 2012

Institute Staff Member Named to Professional Organization Board

July 2012

3rd Annual Beyond Inclusion Summer Institute

July 2012

Disability Pride Philadelphia

June 2012

Institute Awarded Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

May 2012

Institute on Disabilities at Temple University Launches Website for Visionary Voices Project

March 2012

Institute on Disabilities Names Celia S. Feinstein and Amy S. Goldman Co-Executive Directors

January 2012

C2P2 Emerging and Established Leaders 2012 Session Now Accepting Applicants

November 2011

Register for Beyond Inclusion 2012 Summer Institute

November 2011

Institute on Disabilities at Temple University Invited to UNESCO Meeting

November 2011

Expert in Communication Guest of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

November 2011

November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania

November 2011

PUBLIC FORUMS ON ISSUES FOR PENNSYLVANIANS WITH DISABILITIES

October, 2011

Institute on Disabilities Celebrates ACES Achievement

August, 2011

Institute on Disabilities at Temple University Hosts Performance Troupe from India

August, 2011

Institute on Disabilities at Temple University Launches $315,000 Program for People with Visual Impairment

June, 2011

C2P2 Early Intervention - Apply NOW

September, 2011

Summer Heat Safety Alert (PDF)

July, 2011

Second Annual Conference—Beyond Inclusion Program Set for July 12-14 Event

June, 2011

Institute On Disabilities at Temple University Key Contributor to Emergency Prep Summit

May, 2011

Academy for Adult Learning Class of 2011 Commencement

May, 2011

Register now for the Second Annual Beyond Inclusion Conference

May, 2011

Institute on Disabilities Presents the Fialkowski Disability Studies Award

April, 2011

Mini Course/Lecture Series on Disabilities Monday March 28, 2011: Siblings: Moving Beyond the Parent/Child Relationship

March, 2011

Institute on Disabilities Opens Search for Executive Director

February, 2011

March is Intellectual Disability Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.

February, 2011

Competence and Confidence: Partners in Policymaking, Emerging and Established Leaders (C2P2/EEL) Accepting Applications

January, 2011

Webinar for Assistive Technology Reuse Programs

January, 2011

Institute on Disabilities Partners in Publication of Poetry Book

January, 2011

Institute Relaunches "ACES" to Meet the Needs of a New Generation of Communicators

November, 2010

Institute Graduate Students Screen Documentary Film

November, 2010

The Partnership—Five Years of Serving Pennsylvanians with Disabilities and Their Families

November 2010

Institute Associate Director Amy S. Goldman Nominated for Louis M. DiCarlo Award

November, 2010

Revised Manual for MR System Now Available

November 2010

Institute and Elwyn Partner Use Stimulus Funding to Increase Inclusion of Young Children with Disabilities

November 2010

November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month in Pennsylvania

November 2010

Mini Course/Lecture Series on Disabilities Announcement

November 2010

Institute Associate Director Receives Lifelong Achievement Award

October 2010

Institute on Disabilities Releases "Convicted," Follow-up DVD to "Under Arrest"

October, 2010

C2P2EI Enrollment Period

July 2010

Institute Partners on Mural Project

July, 2010

Beyond Inclusion Summer Conference 2010

May 2010

Gala Opening on June 2 for International Conference at Temple University

May, 2010

Institute Program Celebrates Graduation

April, 2010

The Census Bureau and Institute Partner in 2010

April, 2010

Institute Partners on Mural Project

April, 2010

Disability Studies Lecture Series Hosted Wolf Wolfensberger

April, 2010

Institute and Temple University Host International Conference

April, 2010

Institute to Host One-day Conference for Educators

April, 2010

Mini Series is BACK! Kathie Snow, nationally renowned speaker, visited Philadelphia on April 15, 2010

April, 2010

The Academy for Adult Learning Will Graduate its Third Class on Wednesday, May 5

April, 2010