STUDY ON BALANCE IN INDIVIDUALS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY, USING VIRTUAL REALITY

Receive $25 + travel expenses, if you meet selection criteria

Looking for: Healthy Young Adults AND Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy

15-50 years old

Minimum 20/40 corrected vision in each eye

Ability to stand for 2 minutes at a time

Good ankle range of motion

Contact: 267-702-4031, TempleUPTresearch@gmail.com

This research is supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R01HD069769

Study conducted at Temple University, Virtual Environment and Postural Organization (VEPO) Lab

1801 N. Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19122

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Special Needs Beauty Pageant for Girls ages 14 to 25!! Miss 22 Qutie

August 22, 2012 from 7-9 PM at Northway Christian Community Church.

12121 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA 15090

Tammy Rose is once again teaming up with the Dempster Foundation to bring you our annual special needs Beauty Pageant, Miss 22 Qutie.  All proceeds will go to the Dempster Family Foundation which helps provide camps for kids with 22q deletion who wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend.  The Dempster Foundation also offers workshops for families dealing with 22q deletion to attend and learn the latest information and research about 22q deletion. For more information about The Dempster Family Foundation and 22q deletion please go to http://dempsterfamilyfoundation.org/

There is no entry fee for participants; the price of admission is $5.00 and will go on sale at 6 PM the day of the show.

We will be accepting 22 contestants; there will be a chance for the contestant to wear their favorite casual wear, formal wear and perform a special talent. Practice for the pageant will begin in July.

Inquires should contact: Tammy Rose, megsmom008@aol.com and/or

Phone (724)622-6096

*We are also looking for young men to escort the young ladies on stage.

NAME: ___________________________________

ADDRESS: __________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

PHONE: __________________       MALE_____ FEMALE______

DATE OF BIRTH ______________       AGE: ________

HOBBIES: __________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

WHO INSPIRES YOU? _________________________

WHY? __________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO WHEN YOU GROW UP?

MY TALENT FOR THE PAGEANT WILL BE:        (talent is not necessary

to compete.)

__________________________________________________________________

I DO NOT WANT TO COMPETE, BUT I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION: $______ CHECKS MAY BE MADE PAYABLE TO “THE DEMPSTER FAMILY FOUNDATION”

I WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER MY TIME. __________

PLEASE MAIL THIS FORM TO: TAMMY ROSE

147 WAYNE DR.

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA. 16066

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Impact of Repealing the ACA on Children’s Health

May 22, 2012

Earlier this year the U.S. Supreme Court (the Court) heard arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and a ruling on the law is expected to be handed down in June of this year. If the Court determines that the individual requirement to purchase health insurance is unconstitutional and not severable from the remaining provisions in the ACA, the health reform law, in its entirety, will be struck down. Such a ruling would have many implications on children’s health and children’s hospitals. The Children’s Hospital Association has prepared an analysis that evaluates the implications of rolling back provisions of the ACA that have already been implemented as well as halting the implementation of all future changes under the law.

Should the ACA be overturned, the Association is preparing both short-term and long-term strategies to restore key provisions of the law that are most important to children’s hospitals. The Association will share additional information about those strategies in the coming weeks.

Questions

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Liz Parry at 703-797-6192.

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Resources for Families of Children with Special Health needs in the Southeast District (PA)

Resources for Families of Children with Special Health needs in the Southeast District (PA)

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Lifespan Respite Mini-Grants

Lifespan Respite Mini-Grants

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Let the rhythm move you!

A musical afternoon in which attendees will take their own instruments and have a Jam session together.

Who: The Network group for Teens and Tweens with Aspergers (ages 11-16)

When: Tuesday, June 26th from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Beaver County Community College

Cost: Free! Registration required as space is limited.

For more information and to register go to:www.m3musictherapy.com/events/JamSession

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Job Opportunity Information

Job Title: Special Kids Network System of Care Regional Coordinator

Employer: PA ELKS MAJOR PROJECTS, INC.

Location: 6 positions available – one for each PA Department of Health district

Date: 06/07/2012

Job Description

Description: Special Kids Network System of Care Regional Coordinator

Full-time positions providing training and technical assistance to communities in developing and coordinating effective service coordination for children with special health care needs and their families. Successful candidate shall have a child with special health care needs, understand issues facing families of children with special health care needs, as well as understanding local government, healthcare advocates and the human service delivery system. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in education or related social service field preferred but life experiences will be considered; strong group facilitation skills; ability to develop and implement projects; travel and public speaking. Travel required. Send cover letter and resume to:

PA Elks Major Projects, Inc.,

Patricia O’Connor, RN, Program Director

346 Church Street

St. Marys, PA 15857

or fax to: 1-814-781-7860

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Works for Me Training

April 28, Saturday
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Arc of Indiana County
120 North 5th Street
Indiana, PA 15701

May 5, Saturday
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Penn State Shenango / Forker Lab Forum
147 Shenango Avenue
Sharon, PA 16146

May 8, Tuesday
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Hampton Inn
180 Charlotte Drive
Altoona, PA 16601

May 9, Wednesday
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Terrance Reilly Center
216 N. 12th Street
Pottsville, PA 17901

May 17, Thursday
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 / Room J
705 N Shady Retreat Road
Doylestown, PA 18901

May 22, Tuesday
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Colonial Intermediate Unit 20
The Northampton Pike Room
6 Danforth Drive
Easton, PA 18045

Registrati on FORM (Print or type information clearly)
Phone: Call toll free: 1-866-865-6170
Fax: Fax completed registration form to:
Michele Butler at 215-204-6336 (fax)

Mai l: Send completed registration form to:
Institute on Disabilities at Temple University
Attn : Michele Butler
Student Center, Room 411S
1755 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Pre-registration is required to attend the training. There are several ways to pre-register:

There will be Works for me Trainings in 6 Locations in Spring 2012:
❑ Indiana / April 28
❑ Sharon / May 5
❑ Altoona / May 8
❑ Pottsville / May 9
❑ Doylestown / May 17
❑ Easton / May 22
Your name:_ _____________________________________________________________________
Which best describes you? (Please check one.)
❑ Person with a Disability ❑ Family Member of a Person with a Disability
❑ Other:_________________________________________________________________________
PA County:_______________________________________________________________________
Street Address:_ __________________________________________________________________
City:_______________________________ State:______________________ Zip: ______________
Phone:__________________ Fax:_ ___________________ Email: _________________________
Special Accommodations: ❑ Yes ❑ No_ _______________________________________________

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Person-Centered Thinking Training

Person-Centered Thinking Training