Events

2022 Virtual Everyday Lives Conference: Communication & Connection


  • May 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

May 17  9:00am to 4:30pm · Listen Up: The Many Ways We Communicate  Dr. Wendy Ross MD, Director, Center for Autism and Neurodiversity, Jefferson University · Standing Where Trauma and Communication Intersect  Emily Burger Special Populations Professional, ODP Lori Milcic Deaf Services Coordinator, ODP · Accessibility in the Arts   Charlie Miller Deputy Director, Art-Reach (more…)

Great Lakes Therap Conference


  • May 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm

We are excited to announce that Therap,  one of our Associate Members,  will hold a virtual Great Lakes Therap Conference for you to learn and network with the Therap User Communities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.  The conference will be a half-day event starting at 10:00 AM (ET) and ending at 1:30 PM (more…)

2022 Virtual Everyday Lives Conference: Community of Practice for Supporting Families Regional Collaborative Summit – DAY 1


  • May 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 24, 2022 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM · Welcome: Exploring What and How   Candida Walton Supporting Families Statewide Initiative Director, ODP Kelly Arnold  Central Region Co-Lead for Supporting Families · Back to Basics – What are we supposed to be doing as a collaborative?  Catherine Traini Program Supervisor, ODP Nancy Armstrong Western Region (more…)

2022 Virtual Everyday Lives Conference: Community of Practice for Supporting Families Regional Collaborative Summit – DAY 2


  • May 25, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

May 25, 2022  | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM · Welcome: Finding the Balance – Services & Supports   Diana Smaglik Program Manager, PA Family Network Christine Breakstone  Western Regional Coordinator, Self-Advocates United as 1 · How are you using your Life Course Trajectories?   Kelly Arnold  Central Region Co-Lead for Supporting Families Francine Hogan (more…)

2022 Virtual Everyday Lives Conference: Supportive Technology


  • June 1, 2022
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

June 1 , 2022  | 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM · Universal Accessible Design  Tom Wlodkowski VP, Accessibility, Comcast Cable · Increasing Independence Through Technology   Nathan Gerhard Associate Executive Director, Keystone Human Services · An Everyday Life with Remote Supports   TBA · Enhancing Quality of Life with Person Centered Cognitive Technologies  Dan Davies (more…)

2022 Virtual Everyday Lives Conference: Dual Diagnosis – DAY 1


  • June 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:45 pm

June 8 , 2022  | 9:00 AM – 4:45 PM · Dual Diagnosis: The Lived Experience Perspective   Melanie Hecker, MPA · TRAIN: Trauma Recovery for Autistic, Intellectually Disabled and Neurodiverse Individuals  Dr. Michael Murray, MD  Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry  Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center · Reset from Burnout   Dr. (more…)

2022 Virtual Everyday Lives Conference: Dual Diagnosis – DAY 2


  • June 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:45 pm

June 9 , 2022  | 9:00 AM – 4:45 PM · Traumatized Children with Developmental Disabilities: Understanding and Addressing the Needs of a Vulnerable Population  Daniel Hoover, Ph.D.  Kennedy Krieger Institute · Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Effects on Physical and Behavioral Health   Robin VanEerden MS, LPC, NADD-DDS, CC   Clinical Director IDD Services, Merakey · (more…)

2022 Virtual Everyday Lives Conference: Employment


  • June 16, 2022
    9:00 am

June 16 , 2022  | 9:00 AM – 4:00PM · LifeCourse, Community, and Determination: Finding Employment and Keeping It  Ninoska “Nikki” Nunez Self-Advocate Diana Smaglik Program Manager, PA Family Network · LifeCourse Paving the Way   Darcy Elks Family Adviser, PA Family Network Mary Elks Self-Advocate · Job Development in a Post Pandemic World   (more…)