State Rep. Dan Miller will host his 5th Annual Disability Summit on Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23 at Beth El Congregation, 1900 Cochran Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.
The one-of-a-kind western Pennsylvania event kicks off at 9:00 am on Thursday, March 22 with keynote speaker Teresa Miller, Acting Secretary of the Department of Human Services, and includes a Support Services Resources Fair from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, before the day-long slate of sessions concludes at 8:30 pm.
On Friday, March 23 , the day begins at 9:00 am with keynote speaker Pedro Rivera, Secretary of the State Department of Education. The day includes a 10:00 am to 11:00 am panel with US Rep. Mike Doyle, concerning The Autism Caucus and Federal Disability Policy, and it offers an Employment & Transition Resource Fair from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The summit will conclude at 3:00 pm on Friday, following the “Legislative Panel: State Policies on Disabilities,” the last of 20 information sessions on a wide variety of disability-related topics, including special education, financial planning, autism and legal issues, and assistive technology.
The event is free and open to the public, and more than 1,000 attended last year. See the event flyer here. The full two-day program schedule is available online. Questions, please contact Jack Phillips.