Event Calendar

  • Sep. 24

    Office of Developmental Programs September Training and Events

    Online

    1 pm
    Click to see the full calendar of September 2021 ODP trainings and events.
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  • Sep. 25

    PEEA Tennis for Individuals with Autism Ages 6 and Up

    Awbury PArk

    9 am
    PEEA offers diversity and inclusion experiences in a safe, nurturing, and judgment-free environment. 
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  • Sep. 26

    Arts and Autism

    X-Press Yourself

    10 am
    A free art program for children on the spectrum. Hosted by X-Press Yourself.
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  • Sep. 27

    Safety in the Community

    Online

    9 am
    Join PA Family Network Advisors to plan and problem solve for the safety of your loved one with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
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  • Sep. 27

    Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Accessibility

    Online

    2 pm
    In the second session, AFB will cover the tools and methodology used to test accessibility.
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  • Sep. 28

    Addressing Violence Against Disabled People

    Online

    1 pm
    FISA Foundation and Southwest PA Says No More are partnering with The Vera Institute of Justice's End Abuse of People with Disabilities initiative on a three-session interactive webinar series to bring together experts at the intersections of disability, domestic and sexual violence, campus violence, human trafficking, and racial justice. Sessions include: Meeting the Needs of Human Trafficking Victims with Disabilities, From Classroom to Dorm Room: Serving Survivors with Disabilities on Campus, and Transformative Justice in the Lives of Survivors with Disabilities.
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  • Sep. 28

    WEBINAR SERIES: ABUSE OF PEOPLE OF COLOR WITH DISABILITIES

    Online

    1 pm
    Interactive webinar applying a disability justice lens to addressing human trafficking of victims with disabilities, often people of color.
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  • Sep. 28

    Practical Solutions Series: Resolving Special Education Disputes

    Online

    4 pm
    Learn directly from Hearing Officers about early dispute resolution options and their procedures, the services that ODR provides, and how to prepare for Due Process if resolution doesn't happen.
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  • Sep. 28

    Using LifeCourse to Plan and Problem Solve

    Online

    6 pm
    Join the PA Family Network in this workshop to plan and problem solve for your loved one with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
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  • Sep. 30

    Office of Developmental Programs September Training and Events

    Online

    10 am
    Click to see the full calendar of September 2021 ODP trainings and events.
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  • Sep. 30

    Supported Decision-Making

    Online

    3 pm
    BY POPULAR DEMAND! Supported Decision-Making is a fast growing national initiative for empowering adults with disabilities. This is a “must see” presentation for professionals and educators who work with individuals with disabilities who are approaching or navigating adulthood. Join Disability Rights Pennsylvania guardianship attorney Elysia Duerr, Esq., and Supported Decision-Making trainer Amanda Thomas, Ph.D., for a discussion on alternatives to guardianship. Specifically, to discuss what Supported Decision-Making is and why it can be a better option than guardianship.
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  • Oct. 1

    Pennsylvania Financial Reality Series: Preparing youth for their financial future!

    Online

    9 am
    Audience: Youth, Parents, and Educators. Session topics include Retirement, Benefits Counseling, Savings Tools, and more!
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  • Oct. 2

    Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children: 62nd Annual Conference

    Normandy Farm

    12 am
    Registration Coming Soon!
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  • Oct. 3

    SNUGS: Special Needs Undergraduate Swim Lessons

    Pottruck Health and Fitness Center in University City Philadelphia

    12 am
    SNUGS is a non-profit, national organization, with a student group chapter of the organization at the University of Pennsylvania. The group's core mission will focus on decreasing the number of drownings amongst children with special needs, which is the #1 cause of death for children with intellectual disabilities. 
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  • Oct. 3

    Arts and Autism

    X-Press Yourself

    10 am
    A free art program for children on the spectrum. Hosted by X-Press Yourself.
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  • Oct. 4

    The Arc of PA Discovery Training

    Online

    9 am
    This 3-day training provides a comprehensive overview of Discovery (an alternative to traditional vocational assessments) and how to complete Discovery. For those seeking to become certified providers of Discovery through Marc Gold & Associates, it is the prerequisite training for certification. Individuals not seeking certification will gain valuable information and insight and may attend as auditors to the session.
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  • Oct. 5

    2021 Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (PATC)

    Online

    12 am
    Due to the continuing pandemic, this conference will be conducted virtually on a three-day schedule that will include presentations and panels from subject matter experts, providers, self-advocates, and families. Personal narratives will be interspersed throughout the conference in an effort to highlight the perspective of the individual at the core of what we do. This conference will provide professionals working directly with children and/or adults with autism, with tools, strategies, and resources to help provide the most effective support.
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  • Oct. 5

    The Arc of PA Discovery Training

    Online

    9 am
    This 3-day training provides a comprehensive overview of Discovery (an alternative to traditional vocational assessments) and how to complete Discovery. For those seeking to become certified providers of Discovery through Marc Gold & Associates, it is the prerequisite training for certification. Individuals not seeking certification will gain valuable information and insight and may attend as auditors to the session.
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  • Oct. 5

    Achieva Family Trust Webinar Series

    Online

    10 am
    Topics include: "Charting the LifeCourse," "Successful Strategies for Self-Advocacy Part 1" and "Successful Strategies for Self-Advocacy Part 2."
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  • Oct. 6

    2021 Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (PATC)

    Online

    12 am
    Due to the continuing pandemic, this conference will be conducted virtually on a three-day schedule that will include presentations and panels from subject matter experts, providers, self-advocates, and families. Personal narratives will be interspersed throughout the conference in an effort to highlight the perspective of the individual at the core of what we do. This conference will provide professionals working directly with children and/or adults with autism, with tools, strategies, and resources to help provide the most effective support.
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  • Oct. 6

    The Arc of PA Discovery Training

    Online

    9 am
    This 3-day training provides a comprehensive overview of Discovery (an alternative to traditional vocational assessments) and how to complete Discovery. For those seeking to become certified providers of Discovery through Marc Gold & Associates, it is the prerequisite training for certification. Individuals not seeking certification will gain valuable information and insight and may attend as auditors to the session.
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  • Oct. 6

    A Different Approach To Getting A Job

    Online

    6 pm
    This workshop is for job seekers with disabilities and those who support them.
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  • Oct. 7

    2021 Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (PATC)

    Online

    12 am
    Due to the continuing pandemic, this conference will be conducted virtually on a three-day schedule that will include presentations and panels from subject matter experts, providers, self-advocates, and families. Personal narratives will be interspersed throughout the conference in an effort to highlight the perspective of the individual at the core of what we do. This conference will provide professionals working directly with children and/or adults with autism, with tools, strategies, and resources to help provide the most effective support.
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  • Oct. 7

    Pennsylvania Financial Reality Series: Preparing youth for their financial future!

    Online

    9 am
    Audience: Youth, Parents, and Educators. Session topics include Retirement, Benefits Counseling, Savings Tools, and more!
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  • Oct. 7

    Youth Virtual Coffee Drop-In!

    Online

    12 pm
    Drop-ins are a place where young people with disabilities can come hang out and learn from each other about various topics related to transitioning to adulthood. Hosted by the PEAL Center.
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  • Oct. 10

    SNUGS: Special Needs Undergraduate Swim Lessons

    Pottruck Health and Fitness Center in University City Philadelphia

    12 am
    SNUGS is a non-profit, national organization, with a student group chapter of the organization at the University of Pennsylvania. The group's core mission will focus on decreasing the number of drownings amongst children with special needs, which is the #1 cause of death for children with intellectual disabilities. 
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  • Oct. 10

    Arts and Autism

    X-Press Yourself

    10 am
    A free art program for children on the spectrum. Hosted by X-Press Yourself.
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  • Oct. 12

    Learn about the PA ABLE Savings Program!

    Online

    12 pm
    A PA ABLE Savings Program account gives individuals with qualified disabilities (Eligible Individuals), and their families and friends a tax-free way to save for a wide range of disability-related expenses while maintaining government benefits. To help you learn about the important features and benefits of PA ABLE, the Pennsylvania Treasury Department is hosting free webinars.
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  • Oct. 13

    Pennsylvania Financial Reality Series: Preparing youth for their financial future!

    Online

    9 am
    Audience: Youth, Parents, and Educators. Session topics include Retirement, Benefits Counseling, Savings Tools, and more!
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  • Oct. 14

    Lunch and Learn: Hit the Ground Running for a Successful School Year

    Online

    12 pm
    Join PEAL on the 2nd Thursday of the month for each topic: Understanding the Reevaluation Process, Section 504 Plans, and Extended School Year.
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  • Oct. 16

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
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  • Oct. 17

    SNUGS: Special Needs Undergraduate Swim Lessons

    Pottruck Health and Fitness Center in University City Philadelphia

    12 am
    SNUGS is a non-profit, national organization, with a student group chapter of the organization at the University of Pennsylvania. The group's core mission will focus on decreasing the number of drownings amongst children with special needs, which is the #1 cause of death for children with intellectual disabilities. 
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  • Oct. 17

    Chips, Chocolate and Chat: ASCEND's Social Gathering for Adults on the Spectrum

    Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI)

    4 pm
    This is a gathering of adults who may be interested in connecting with other self-advocates. There is also a simultaneous, Families of Adultsgroup which is held at the same location but in a separate room.
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  • Oct. 19

    Pennsylvania Financial Reality Series: Preparing youth for their financial future!

    Online

    9 am
    Audience: Youth, Parents, and Educators. Session topics include Retirement, Benefits Counseling, Savings Tools, and more!
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  • Oct. 20

    From Classroom to Dorm Room: Serving Survivors with Disabilities on Campus

    Online

    2 pm
    Interactive webinar identifying barriers to serving college students with disabilities who experience sexual assault or abuse.
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  • Oct. 20

    Addressing Violence Against Disabled People

    Online

    2 pm
    FISA Foundation and Southwest PA Says No More are partnering with The Vera Institute of Justice's End Abuse of People with Disabilities initiative on a three-session interactive webinar series to bring together experts at the intersections of disability, domestic and sexual violence, campus violence, human trafficking, and racial justice. Sessions include: Meeting the Needs of Human Trafficking Victims with Disabilities, From Classroom to Dorm Room: Serving Survivors with Disabilities on Campus, and Transformative Justice in the Lives of Survivors with Disabilities.
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  • Oct. 21

    Youth Virtual Coffee Drop-In!

    Online

    12 pm
    Drop-ins are a place where young people with disabilities can come hang out and learn from each other about various topics related to transitioning to adulthood. Hosted by the PEAL Center.
    View Event
  • Oct. 24

    SNUGS: Special Needs Undergraduate Swim Lessons

    Pottruck Health and Fitness Center in University City Philadelphia

    12 am
    SNUGS is a non-profit, national organization, with a student group chapter of the organization at the University of Pennsylvania. The group's core mission will focus on decreasing the number of drownings amongst children with special needs, which is the #1 cause of death for children with intellectual disabilities. 
    View Event
  • Oct. 31

    SNUGS: Special Needs Undergraduate Swim Lessons

    Pottruck Health and Fitness Center in University City Philadelphia

    12 am
    SNUGS is a non-profit, national organization, with a student group chapter of the organization at the University of Pennsylvania. The group's core mission will focus on decreasing the number of drownings amongst children with special needs, which is the #1 cause of death for children with intellectual disabilities. 
    View Event
  • Nov. 4

    Youth Virtual Coffee Drop-In!

    Online

    12 pm
    Drop-ins are a place where young people with disabilities can come hang out and learn from each other about various topics related to transitioning to adulthood. Hosted by the PEAL Center.
    View Event
  • Nov. 11

    Lunch and Learn: Hit the Ground Running for a Successful School Year

    Online

    12 pm
    Join PEAL on the 2nd Thursday of the month for each topic: Understanding the Reevaluation Process, Section 504 Plans, and Extended School Year.
    View Event
  • Nov. 14

    Chips, Chocolate and Chat: ASCEND's Social Gathering for Adults on the Spectrum

    Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI)

    4 pm
    This is a gathering of adults who may be interested in connecting with other self-advocates. There is also a simultaneous, Families of Adultsgroup which is held at the same location but in a separate room.
    View Event
  • Nov. 17

    6th Annual Philadelphia Autism Project Conference: Rethinking, Reimagining, Resilience

    Online

    12 am
    The Philadelphia Autism Project is excited to bring together members of the Philadelphia community to share and highlight information and resources, learn about community initiatives and discuss experiences in supporting individuals on the autism spectrum. 
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  • Nov. 18

    6th Annual Philadelphia Autism Project Conference: Rethinking, Reimagining, Resilience

    Online

    12 am
    The Philadelphia Autism Project is excited to bring together members of the Philadelphia community to share and highlight information and resources, learn about community initiatives and discuss experiences in supporting individuals on the autism spectrum. 
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  • Nov. 18

    Youth Virtual Coffee Drop-In!

    Online

    12 pm
    Drop-ins are a place where young people with disabilities can come hang out and learn from each other about various topics related to transitioning to adulthood. Hosted by the PEAL Center.
    View Event
  • Nov. 18

    You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know: Considering Cultural Modesty

    Online

    12 pm
    Hosted by HCPBS. Save the Date!
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  • Nov. 18

    2021 Home and Community Webinar Series

    Online

    12 pm
    These webinars are designed and organized for members of HCPBS.
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  • Nov. 19

    6th Annual Philadelphia Autism Project Conference: Rethinking, Reimagining, Resilience

    Online

    12 am
    The Philadelphia Autism Project is excited to bring together members of the Philadelphia community to share and highlight information and resources, learn about community initiatives and discuss experiences in supporting individuals on the autism spectrum. 
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  • Nov. 20

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
    View Event
  • Dec. 2

    Youth Virtual Coffee Drop-In!

    Online

    12 pm
    Drop-ins are a place where young people with disabilities can come hang out and learn from each other about various topics related to transitioning to adulthood. Hosted by the PEAL Center.
    View Event
  • Dec. 9

    Lunch and Learn: Hit the Ground Running for a Successful School Year

    Online

    12 pm
    Join PEAL on the 2nd Thursday of the month for each topic: Understanding the Reevaluation Process, Section 504 Plans, and Extended School Year.
    View Event
  • Dec. 12

    Chips, Chocolate and Chat: ASCEND's Social Gathering for Adults on the Spectrum

    Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence (JCHAI)

    4 pm
    This is a gathering of adults who may be interested in connecting with other self-advocates. There is also a simultaneous, Families of Adultsgroup which is held at the same location but in a separate room.
    View Event
  • Dec. 16

    Youth Virtual Coffee Drop-In!

    Online

    12 pm
    Drop-ins are a place where young people with disabilities can come hang out and learn from each other about various topics related to transitioning to adulthood. Hosted by the PEAL Center.
    View Event
  • Dec. 18

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
    View Event
  • Dec. 30

    Youth Virtual Coffee Drop-In!

    Online

    12 pm
    Drop-ins are a place where young people with disabilities can come hang out and learn from each other about various topics related to transitioning to adulthood. Hosted by the PEAL Center.
    View Event
  • Jan. 12

    Introduction to Autism for Parents and Caregivers

    Online

    6 pm
    Getting any new diagnosis comes with the need to understand it.  Learn the basics about autism, and get some take-home tips, from people who understand and have worked in this field for 20+ years.
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  • Jan. 15

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
    View Event
  • Feb. 19

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
    View Event
  • Mar. 19

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
    View Event
  • Apr. 9

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
    View Event
  • May. 21

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
    View Event
  • Jun. 18

    A.J. Drexel Autism Institute: Father's Autism Support Group

    Online

    11 am
    The Autism Institute is excited to offer a support group for fathers with children on the autism spectrum in partnership with Dr. Robert Naseef, a clinical psychologist at Alternative Choices, and. Michael Hannon, Associate Professor of counseling at Montclair State University.
    View Event

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