New Year New Tech

Written by: Members of the ODP Tech Taskforce Technology advances happen so quickly that it can be hard to keep up with the newest trends and devices. To celebrate the beginning of a new year, we’re highlighting some of the newer devices and technologies available to help people live their best lives.

Flyer for Disability Health Action Summit

The Arc of PA Disability Health Action Summit

The Arc of Pennsylvania holding its 1st annual Disability Health Action Summit. The event is taking place on March 6th, 2024 at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey hotel and registration is now open. This conference seeks to dive deeper into four major focus areas: (1) Education of Medical Professionals- Session will include speakers

You’re Invited to Move Your Way!

The Office of Developmental Programs is pleased to announce an initiative to promote physical activity to help everyone lead healthier lives. Based on the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, comes a promotional campaign called Move Your Way. Adults need at least 150

A hand holding a paintbrush dipping it in paints

Call for Artists and Artwork

The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) is searching for artists for its 2024 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Campaign. Individuals with a disability and/or autism are invited to submit artwork for consideration. The theme for the 2024 campaign is "A World of Opportunities". If you would like to submit artwork,

The Everyday Lives banner with blue sky background in front of colorful watercolor painted row homes

2024 Everyday Lives Conference – Conference Agenda Now Available!

The 2024 Everyday Lives Conference agenda is now available to view and download! The conference agenda is available to view and download on the conference website under the “Schedule” tab. Register for the Conference The 2024 Everyday Lives Conference will be held at the Hershey Lodge from January 9 to January 11,

viewed through a window, a man in a face mask speaks to a woman

Project Echo at Penn State College of Medicine Presents: Project Reassure – Fostering Resilience for Adult Neurodiverse Communities

The eight-session Project Reassure ECHO series will launch on January 12, 2024 from 7:45-9 a.m. This series will provide participants with strategies in supporting adult neurodiverse individuals struggling with anxiety related to the COVID-19 pandemic and building resilience. The curriculum will cover the basics of recognizing trauma, stress, and anxiety, fostering resilience