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Empowering the “Forgotten Ones” (people with disabilities) Through Systems Change—October 5, Philadelphia

When: Wednesday, October 5 Where: Temple University Student Center (South), 1755 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia What: A statewide, cross-disability conference looking at the challenges faced by immigrants and culturally diverse individuals with disabilities in Pennsylvania.   Learn more and register at … Continue reading

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PA Board of Education Roundtables on Libraries—Special Education Opportunities on September 13 (Allentown), 15 (Harrisburg) & 20 (Erie)

From the Education Law Center (http://www.elc-pa.org):   This is a unique opportunity to speak about the importance of school libraries for students with disabilities.   We need to generate participation in the roundtable discussions scheduled by the State Board of … Continue reading

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Back to School Seminars on Special Education Law—August 30 & September 20, Philadelphia

From the Education Law Center (http://www.elc-pa.org):   This year, make sure the kids with disabilities in your life get the best education possible.   Pick your own price! Parents, teachers, advocates — we want these classes to be accessible to … Continue reading

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A Place for All: Faith and Community for People with Disabilities

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org):   Begins 11/14/2010: Horizons of the Spirit   See: http://www.ncccusa.org/news/101020placeforall.html   New York, October 20, 2010 — Making faith communities more accessible to persons with disabilities is the topic of a unique interfaith … Continue reading

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Help Needed Now for Growing Number of Children in Poverty

From Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org):   At least one in four children was poor in nearly 190 counties in 39 states in 2009, a time of severe recession. In 33 counties in 17 states, at least one in three children … Continue reading

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Documentary on Persons with Disabilities Needs Support for Wider Airing

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PADDC at http://www.paddc.org/) is sponsoring an upcoming ABC documentary entitled, “A Place for All: Faith and Community for Persons with Disabilities.” The program offers profiles of courageous individuals and families who have awakened their faith communities to the … Continue reading

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