Mini Course Lecture Series on Long Term Support Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Allen I. Bergman will present "Long Term Support Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities," May 1-2 at two locations in Pennsylvania.
Full Story - Mini Course Series
Institute Announces New Partnership
The Institute on Disabilities announces a partnership with the Institute for Schools and Society (ISS).
Public Reading of "A Fierce Kind of Love" - a Play in Progress
The Institute on Disabilities will host a reading of "A Fierce Kind of Love" on Monday, March 18, at the Christ Church Neighborhood House, in Philadelphia.
"A Fierce Kind of Love" - Full Story
Institute Partners with Disability Rights Network for Surveys
The Institute on Disabilities in partnership with the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (DRNPA) has created two surveys to gather information about people with disabilities in Pennsylvania.
Institute Staff Member Named Fellow of National Organization
Institute assistant director James Lemanowicz will receive the designation of Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD).
Staff Member is Fellow of AAIDD - Full Story
Institute Calls for Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) Nominees
The Institute CAC serves as a liaison between the Institute and the community, with the goal for the members to promote and share the Institute's mission and help achieve the its vision.
Read about the CAC and apply
State Senator Kitchen Visits Institute for "Take Your Legislator to Work Day"
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University welcomed Pennsylvania State Senator Shirley Kitchen as part of the "Take Your Legislator to Work Day" on January 24, 2013.
Read about Senator Kitchen's visit to the Institute on Disabilities.
Institute Co-Executive Directors Release Statement on Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT
"...We urge the media and other community leaders to be responsible in their portrayal of individuals with disabilities."
--Celia S. Feinstein and Amy S. Goldman
Read the full statement
Institute and FEMA Region III Host "Conversational Gathering"
"Assistive Technology and Access for People with Functional Needs: A focus on Emergency Management for the Whole Community." is topic for a series of discussions.
FEMA Meeting - full story
'C2P2 EI' Holds Second Session in Bethlehem
C2P2 EI (Competence and Confidence: Partners in Policymaking for Early Intervention) offers information, resources and strategies to help family members navigate the early intervention system in Pennsylvania and to advocate for their young children to get the services they need.
Full story - C2P2 EI session
November is Assistive Technology (AT) Awareness Month in Pennsylvania
November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as proclaimed by Governor Corbett.
Full story - Assistive Technology Awareness Month
Disability Studies Program Re-Launched
The Institute on Disabilities and the College of Education at Temple University offer the Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies program.
Full story - Disability Studies Program Re-Launched
Institute Completes Handbook for Teachers of Temple Courses
A three-year long collaborative project culminates with a new handbook for instructors in Mosaic humanities courses at Temple University.
Full story - Mosaic handbook for Temple instructors
Institute Co-Executive Director Named to AUCD Board of Directors
Celia Feinstein, Co-Executive Director of the Institute on Disabilities, has been elected to the 2012-2013 Association of University Center on Disabilities (AUCD) Board of Directors.
Full story - Feinstein Elected to AUCD Board
Institute Project Coordinator Presents Lecture "Fabulously Disabled"
MORE ABOUT ANN KEEFER'S LECTURE ON THE SLATE ONLINE
Unique Gen-Ed Course Offered
The Institute on Disabilities and the College of Education now offers a compelling and challenging GenEd course called "Marginalized Citizenship: Disability and Sexuality."
MORE ABOUT THE COURSE
Institute on Disabilities Co-Executive Director Guests on Radio Discussion Show
Celia Feinstein was a guest on Voices in the Family, a weekly show on WHYY Public Radio in Philadelphia, hosted by Dr. Dan Gottlieb.
Device Demos for People with Vision Impairment
Specialists with Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT), a program of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, demonstrated devices to members of a life skills class from the Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ASB).
DEVICE DEMONSTRATION—FULL STORY
Live Arts Festival Welcomes Groundbreaking Australian Theater
Australia's Back to Back Theatre returns to Philadelphia and top billing at the Live Arts Festival in September 2012. A pre-performance discussion will feature psychologist and author Dr. Dan Gottlieb, host of WHYY's "Voices in the Family."
BACK TO BACK THEATRE AT THE LIVE ARTS FESTIVAL
Special Event Offers Hands-on Learning for Parents of Children with Developmental Delay
For families of children with developmental delay or sensory, speech or motor impairment.
MORE ABOUT THE FAMILIES FIRST EVENT
Emergency Preparedness Topic of Institute's Upcoming Webinar
Preparing consumers who have a variety of needs (including access and functionality) for disasters and emergencies, with a focus on the role of assistive technology (AT) reuse.
MORE ABOUT THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WEBINAR
Access to Communication Technology
iCanConnect will serve deaf-blind Pennsylvanians across the Commonwealth
MORE ABOUT THE iCanConnect PROGRAM
Institute Staff Member Named to Professional Organization Board
Jamie Arasz Prioli has been elected to the board of the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA).
3rd Annual Beyond Inclusion Summer Institute
The three-day event attracted a diverse audience, which included educators, school administrators and parents of students with disabilities
READ ABOUT BEYOND INCLUSION
Disability Pride Philadelphia
Commemorating 22 years of the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT in Philadelphia on July 28, 2012.
MORE ABOUT PRIDE DAY INCLUDING SCHEDULE
Institute Awarded Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
The Institute's "Visionary Voices" program was one of only six programs in the Philadelphia area to receive a 2012 grant. Working with partners, the Institute will create a public performance inspired by the oral histories collected for Visionary Voices.
MORE ABOUT THE PEW GRANT AWARD