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A Call for Bipartisan Action to Support Pennsylvanians with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism

Read an op-ed by Gary Blumenthal, former legislator and disability advisor, discussing the moral imperative of supporting individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism (ID/A) and their workforce. Governor Josh Shapiro’s budget address highlights Pennsylvania’s commitment to allocating $216 million, leveraging an additional $266 million, for home and community-based services.

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Pennsylvania’s Deputy Secretary for ODP, Kristin Ahrens, Appointed to National Board for Developmental Disabilities Services

PENNSYLVANIA — Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services (DHS) is celebrating the appointment of Kristin Ahrens, Deputy Secretary for the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP), as a board member-at-large at the …

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PA Department of Human Services Releases New Research on Supporting People With Intellectual Disabilities, Autism

PENNSYLVANIA — The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) recently released the latest issue of the Positive Approaches Journal, which aims to provide the most recent research and resources for …

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