Employment, Medicaid waivers and how they can be used, participant directed services, Individualized Education Plan (IEP), and PA ABLE Act updates, are some of the topics to be discussed at the NEPA Disability Conference, to be held October 21, at The Woodlands Inn, Wilkes-Barre. Individuals with disabilities, family members, service providers, direct support professionals, supports coordinators, and the general public are invited to attend.
There is no cost to attend the day-long event, co-sponsored by The Arc of Luzerne County, and Rep. Aaron Kaufer, of the 120th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, with support from the Luzerne County Bar Association and the Luzerne Wyoming Counties Provider Association.
Brendan Harris, Chief of Staff, PA Department of Human Services
Kathleen F. McGrath, Esq., PA 529 College Savings Program, Director, Pennsylvania Treasury
Pam Klipa, Government Relations and Advocacy Director, The Arc of Pennsylvania
Marian Frattarola-Saulino, MSW, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Values Into Action
Alyse Kerr, MS, NCC, NADD-CC, LPC, President/CEO/Clinician, Integrative Counseling Services, PC
Robert M. Conklin, Northeast Regional Program Manager, and Joan Accardi, Supervisor, ODP QM Certification, Department of Human Services Office of Developmental Programs
Presentations from PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Wilkes Barre District Office
A complimentary buffet lunch will be available.
Registration for the NEPA Disability Conference is required online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nepa-disability-conference-tickets-26848164583.
The social media event hashtag is #NEPAdisability.