The ITEM coalition is collecting information on typical coverage of rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices by employer-sponsored health insurance plans. They are particularly interested in things like physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, etc. and devices (durable medical equipment) and things like orthotics, prosthetics, or other assistive devices. If … Read More >
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project is asking parents of children with disabilites to take an online survey relating to their out-of-pocket health care expenditures. This information with be summarized and presented to DPW. Please consider completing the survey – www.surveymonkey.com/s/S7JLQ88
FISA Foundation is excited to welcome Kulsum Davidson, Carol Neyland and Tamiko Stanley to our board of Directors. In addition, Chaton Turner was elected as Vice President and Jane Burger as Treasurer. KULSUM DAVIDSON is recently retired from Wesley Spectrum Services, where she worked with children, youth, and families for … Read More >
Over the last year, FISA Foundation’s board has invested significant time in reflecting on what we have learned from our grantees and understanding current needs and opportunities in the community. Our mission remains unchanged: to build a culture of respect and improve the quality of life for women, girls, and … Read More >
For ten years FISA Foundation has been investing in Access to Health Care for women with disabilities. In March, ACHIEVA (a current grantee) convened a statewide stakeholder group in Hershey to encourage discussion about improving the system. lancasteronline.com/article/local/407730_Treating-women-who-have-disabilities.html
FISA Foundation has always recognized sexual assault and domestic violence as serious health issues that disproportionally affect women, girls and people with disabilities. Over the past fifteen years, we have awarded many grants to provide assistance to victims, to provide education and risk-reduction programming, and to challenge community attitudes about … Read More >
GirlGov is a one-day legislative shadowing program for girls in 8th to 12th grade. This year’s GirlGov will take place in late September or early October 2011. Deadline for applications is July 15, 2011 Visit the Women and Girls Foundation website at www.wgfpa.org for more information.