September 2011

AFP-WPA Announces 2012 Diversity Fellows Program

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Western Pennsylvania Chapter (AFP-WPA) is pleased to announce a call for applicants for its 2012 Diversity Fellows Program. The Diversity Fellows Program is an outreach initiative of AFP-WPA, which extends scholarship opportunities to minority and underrepresented populations for inclusion in the chapter’s membership. AFP-WPA will … Read More >

Rehabilitative Service Insurance Coverage Survey

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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 >

Breaking Down Barriers: Prevalence of Disabilities Grows Worldwide

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By Tina Calabro Published in the Post Gazette Monday, September 12, 2011 It doesn’t take much to imagine that people with disabilities in poor countries are worse off than their counterparts in wealthier ones. Or that better-off nations still have a long way to go in addressing unmet needs and … Read More >

Survey for Parents of Children with Disabilities

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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