"PEN recognizes, supports and enhances the opportunities for children and youth with disabilities and their families to maximize their potential. PEN promotes mutual respect and collaboration between parents and professionals for the knowledge, skills and abilities each contributes to the education and development of children and youth with disabilities."
With funding from the Highmark Foundation, the Center for Safe Schools is holding a series of webinars from late 2014 to the first half of 2015. This series is titled the 2014-2015 Third Thursdays Bullying Prevention Online Learning Series.
The transcript and recording of the recent webinar, titled Understanding Evaluation Reports: A Guide for Parents, has been released. The webinar was held on September 30, 2014.
The Transition Discoveries project is seeking participants for focus groups at multiple locations in Pennsylvania. At each location, one focus group will be for youth with disabilities (ages 14 to 24), and the other will be for their family members.
The Pennsylvania Community on Transition and PaTTAN are holding a series of webinars titled Making Transition Happen: Dream, Believe, Achieve during the Fall and Winter of 2014 and 2015.
Effective October 1, 2014, Parent Education Network (PEN) will no longer be serving as a Parent Training and Information Center. The Parent Education Advocacy and Leadership Center (PEAL) has been awarded the OSEP grant to serve the entire state of Pennsylvania.
From September to December 2014, the BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Re-Entry Consulting Program and Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education, are holding a webinar series on the topic of student concussions.
Disability Rights Network (DRN) is surveying Attendant Care and Aging waiver participants, as well as the service coordinators and supervisors who serve them.
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