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The PA Department of Labor & Industry’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) has developed a draft of the Employment Supports Policy. The draft will be posted on OVR’s website for public review beginning March 13, 2023. Virtual meetings will also be held via Zoom at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, to provide an overview of the policy and take questions and comments (content will be the same in both meetings).

The public is invited to comment on the draft policy for 30 days. Comments may be directed via email through April 11, 2023.

Meeting information:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. CART and sign language interpreters will be available for these meetings via the Zoom link. Additional auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Please send your request electronically.

The Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) is pleased to offer series of upcoming webinars focusing on various Medicaid-related topics. During each session, experts from PHLP will share what advocates and providers need to know about the unwinding of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).

Please register for each training using the separate links below. Closed captioning will be available for each session. If you have any questions about the series or problems with registration, please email Danna Casserly.


Getting Ready for Medicaid & SNAP Changes
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
9:30 am ET

Medicaid Eligibility 101
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
10:00 am ET

Medicaid Appeals, Reconsideration, & Troubleshooting Coverage Denials
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
10:00 am ET

Revisiting MAWD (Medical Assistance for Workers With Disabilities) & Introducing Workers With Job Success
Thursday, April 20, 2023
11:00 am ET

Dual Eligibles & Medicare Savings Programs
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
11:00 am ET

Communicating With Digital Accessibility Mind — Tips & Tools! 

Attendees will learn:

  • Why emails and documents need to be created with digital accessibility in mind;
  • How to be more accessible in creating emails and MS Word documents; and
  • Where to access a host of user-friendly tips and videos about this topic.

Presented by:

  • Katherine Eng, Senior ICT Accessibility Specialist, Office of Technical and Information Services, U.S. Access Board
  • Janet D. Fiore, CEO, Sierra Group, Inc.
  • Michael Mangos,  Chief Strategist, Tamman, Inc.
  • The Sierra-Tamman 360 Collaborative

This Complimentary Training is hosted on GoToWebinar.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT

ASL and Auto-Captions will be provided.

Request additional accommodations during registration on or BEFORE 3/15/23 via email.

Space is Limited, Register Today! Accommodation requests are due by 3/21/2023.

Why attend?

Because together, we can drive up accessibility and inclusion for Americans with Disabilities in the Workforce. Yet this does not happen every day. Your efforts can make a significant different. Attend to learn how.

Emails and Word documents as Daily Communication Tools!

Your professional communications and content is not automatically inclusive to everyone, but it can be — learn how by joining us for this COMPLIMENTARY training, which is geared for any business professional who uses email and MS Word at work. Includes entry level content with tools and tips for deeper learning.

Why Be Accessible?

So that someone with a disability has the same access to your information as everyone else. It’s the right thing to do, and it’s the law.

About The Sierra Group

The Sierra Group Academy and Tamman, Inc.’s 360 Degree Collaboration

Committed to spreading the word about digital inclusion AND the accommodations per the ADA, in the summer of 2020 when the world was emerging from the full pandemic lockdown mode, digital accessibility for Americans with disabilities was more critical than ever before.  64 million Americans with disabilities were beholden to live and work and shop and tele-health remotely, just like everyone else.  However, communication tools and IT systems were not fully inclusive to support them. 

About the US Access Board:

The Access Board is an independent federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. The Board develops and maintains design criteria for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and for electronic and information technology.

IPRC Webinar Transition Readiness: Strategies to Prepare Pediatric Patients and Their Families for the Next Steps
Thursday, April 6, 2023
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT;
10:00 am – 11:00 am MDT; 9:00 am – 10:00 am PDT

Speakers and Panelists:
Carrie Cuomo, DNP, CPNP
Julie H. Corder, RN, MSN, CNP
Tim Flynn, PT
Kara M. Pickering, MA, CCC-SLP

Speaker Bios:

Carrie Cuomo
Carrie Cuomo, DNP, CPNP, is the Director of Advanced Practice Registered Nurse services in the Pediatric Institute at Cleveland Clinic. She is a clinical provider in the Department of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Cuomo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University, a Master’s Degree from The University of Akron, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from The University of Akron. She has experience in teaching, nursing leadership, and clinical practice. She was a fellow in the Duke Johnson and Johnson Nurse Leadership program 2014–2015 and 2020–2021. Dr. Cuomo is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurses Practitioners and Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses. She is a Co-Investigator on the Project IMPACTT grant sponsored by HRSA. She serves on the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Council and the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Preceptor Council. Dr. Cuomo’s professional interests are in the area of pediatric to adult transition.

Julie H. Corder
Julie H. Corder is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Pediatric Complex Care Clinic at the Cleveland Clinic. This multidisciplinary program cares for pediatric patients with multiple chronic conditions with a dependence on technology. A primary interest and passion for Julie is developing processes to ensure high level care for this population throughout their lifespan as they transition from pediatric to adult care. Julie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from The University of Akron, a Master’s Degree in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University, and was a fellow in the Duke Johnson and Johnson Nurse Leadership program from 2020–2021. Julie is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurses Practitioners. She is a Co-Investigator on the Project IMPACTT grant sponsored by HRSA. She serves on the Advanced Practice Credentialing and Privileging Committee for the Cleveland Clinic.

At the end of this session, the learner will:

  • Define the (6) core elements of transition and review how they can be incorporated into practice;
  • Identify tools available to assist providers and examine ways to incorporate them into clinical workflow;
  • Explore one organization’s process to enhance care and assist with the transition of care for young adults to adult providers; and
  • Discuss tools to utilize with clients and families to support transition of services.

Audience: This webinar is intended for all members of the rehabilitation team, including medical staff, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, licensed psychologists, mental health professionals, and other interested professionals.

Level: Intermediate

Certificate of Attendance: Certificates of attendance are available for all attendees. No CEs are provided for this course.

Registration: Registration is complimentary for members of IPRC/RCPA. Registration fee for non-members is $179. Not a member yet? Consider joining today. Multiple registrations per organization are permitted.


Join the National Center for Advancing Person-centered Practices and Services (NCAPPS) for a webinar exploring the dignity of risk. Dignity of risk is the idea that taking reasonable risks is essential to supporting autonomy for people with disabilities, balancing the need for autonomy while keeping a person’s health and welfare in mind. Participants will hear from providers, national experts, people with lived experience, and state representatives as they examine best practices for addressing and assessing risk through a person-centered lens.

Speakers include:

  • Susan Arwood;
  • Mary Lou Bourne;
  • Carl Lipford;
  • Elise Messner; and
  • Shannon Nehus.

The webinar will take place Thursday, March 23, 2023 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET. You can visit here to register for the webinar.

Join Disability Employment Technical Assistance Center (DETAC) for a webinar in celebration of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The webinar will provide an overview of DD councils and their role in systems changes across the country as well as give viewers a chance to learn more about the innovative initiatives that DD Councils are taking to advance employment opportunities and outcomes for people with DD.


  • Cherie Moon: National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
  • Donna Meltzer: National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities

The webinar will take place Tuesday, March 14, 2023, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET.

Visit here to register for the webinar.

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Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures presents Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of “How to be an Antiracist” and “How to Raise an Antiracist,” at 6:00 pm on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall in Oakland.

Dr. Kendi is appearing with the release of his new children’s book, “The Making of Butterflies,” a retelling of work by Zora Neale Hurston from her folktale anthology “Mules and Men.” His conversation with Dr. Valerie Kinloch, Dean of University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education, will focus on the importance of these works of literature within the framework of his antiracism work. In-person and virtual tickets are available. For more information, visit their website.

Acting Secretary Dr. Val Arkoosh and leadership from the Department of Human Services (DHS) will host a webinar to discuss the proposed 2023/24 budget for the department. The briefing will take place at 9:00 am on Thursday, March 9.

Visit here to register for the briefing. DHS encourages you to submit questions ahead of the briefing so they can prepare as much information as possible. DHS will follow up on any questions that they are unable to answer during the webinar.