Assistive Technology (AT) Makers’ Fair: Making AT for All Conference & Expo

Join Us for the Make AT for All Conference and Expo! The AT Makers’ Fair will inspire participants to become creative problem solvers, bringing together makers of all abilities to share ideas, develop new skills and enhance innovations for persons with disabilities. The Fair will empower individuals with the methods, materials and know-how needed to efficiently create everyday just-in-time devices and technologies. Join us! Novice to veteran makers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Visit www.atmakersfair.com for full information. Features: Conference kick off with inspiring AT maker movement leaders Hands-on learning workshops AT Invention Contest Make AT Café Makerspace Exhibition hall …

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Job Opportunities within the PA CIL Network

Center for Independent Living of North Central PA Quality Compliance ManagerLocation: Williamsport, PAType: Full TimeTo apply: Please submit resume to jbausinger@cilncp.org    Long Term Services and Supports—Service CoordinatorLocation: Williamsport, PACoverage Area: Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Tioga, Sullivan and Union counties.Type: Full TimeTo apply: Please submit resume to jbausinger@cilncp.org  Center for Independent Living of Central PA Nursing Home Transition Specialist Location: Allegheny, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, and Huntingdon Counties, PA    Type: Part Time Abilities in Motion in Reading Service Coordinator – Abilities in Motion Location: Philadelphia, Berks, Lehigh, Dauphin, Lancaster Counties, PA    Type: Full Time Accessibility Coordinator – Abilities in MotionLocation: Berks County and surrounding Counties, PAType: …

Schedule of Events for Disability Pride Week

Disability Pride Week Philadelphia

Visit disabilitypridephiladelphia.com for full information. 2019 CALENDAR of EVENTS…so many exciting events to attend!! Disability Pride Flag Kick OFF June 10, 2019 / 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd, North Apron, Philadelphia 4:30-6:30 PM Flag Raising, Poetry, Live Music, and PRIDE https://dppflagraising.eventbrite.com Help us get a count of how many people will be attending by registering! Thank you! FREE​   Piss on Pity: The Story of ADAPT June 11, 2019 / 100 South 12th Street, Kline Institute on Trial Advocacy, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Doors open @ 5 PM, Movie starts @ 6 PM snacks provided, Q&A immediately following https://pissonpity.eventbrite.com FREE register @ EventBrite   Arts …

Job Opportunity: Director of the Mayor of Philadelphia’s Commission on People with Disabilities

1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA Full-time Company Description With a workforce of over 30,000 people, and opportunities in more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia is the sixth largest city in the United States and one of the largest employers in Southeastern Pennsylvania. As an employer, the City of Philadelphia operates through the guiding principles of service, integrity, respect, accountability, collaboration, diversity and inclusion. Through these principles, we strive to effectively deliver services, to resolve the challenges facing our city, and to make Philadelphia a place where all of our residents have the …

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Upcoming SPIL Forum – Open to Public

The Pennsylvania Statewide Independent Living Council (PA SILC), in partnership with the network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) provides opportunities to hear directly from you about what your life experiences are as Pennsylvanians with disabilities.  The State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) uses money from the federal government to address independent living needs of people with disabilities.  It is the SILC’s responsibility to hear from the people to plan for the development of the SPIL.  It is your right to be provided with this opportunity to give input and have your voice heard.  The SILC has …

PCIL New Executive Director

To contact Mike Grier, PCIL Executive Director: Email: mike.grier@thepcil.org Phone: (717) 234-2621 301 Chestnut Street, Suite 403, Harrisburg, PA 17101

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2019 Hamilton Relay Scholarship

Hamilton Relay Offers $500 Scholarships: Application deadline is January 18, 2019 Creating opportunities for higher education is a priority for Hamilton Relay. The goal of the Hamilton Relay Scholarship is to support students who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking in their post-secondary education. The Hamilton Relay Scholarship is extended to a qualifying high school student living within one of the states where Hamilton Relay is the contracted telecommunications relay and/or captioned telephone service provider. This includes California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Pennsylvania, …