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September 27, 2012Alerts

Policy Information Exchange Fall 2012 Mini Lecture Series at Temple University; Courses Are Free!

Forwarded by the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania –

Friends –

From the Policy Information Exchange (PIE) – the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University presents the Mini Course Lecture Series Fall 2012.   Mini Course Lectures are free!

OCTOBER 30 and 31:  Operation Safe Surf and Cyber Bullying


NOVEMBER 13:  Access to Justice for People with Complex Communication Needs (CCN)

Operation Safe Surf and Cyber Bullying
Presented by Janene M. Holter, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General

2 dates/locations!
Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 9 AM to Noon
Vision for Equality, Inc.
The Cast Iron Building
718 Arch Street, 6N
Philadelphia, PA


Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 9 AM to Noon
Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel and Conference Center
300 Gateway Drive
Bethlehem, PA

Ms. Holter shares information on how to keep your child safe while using the internet.  She discusses what to look out for while surfing the net­-child predators and bullying-and knowing the signs of a bullied child and what to do if your child is bullied.

Act 48 and Social Work CEUs are available.
Fees apply for CEUs. (Social Work CEUs are provided by National Association of Social Workers-PA.).

Access to Justice for People with Complex Communication Needs (CCN)
Presented by Barbara Collier
Augmentative Communication Community Partnerships, Canada

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 9 AM to Noon
Temple University Main Campus / Kiva Auditorium
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Ritter Annex Building
Philadelphia, PA

Ms. Collier presents an overview of the communication access barriers and accommodations required by people with complex communication needs (CCNs) when accessing legal/justice services. She describes several communication support services as well as findings from a feasibility study in Canada designed to introduce communication intermediaries for people with CCN within legal/justice contexts.  A panel discussion will follow the presentation.

Act 48 credits, Social Work and ASHA CEUs are available.  Fees apply for CEUs. (Social Work CEUs are provided by National Association of Social Workers-PA.).

Mini Course Lectures are free!  REGISTER ONLINE AT –

Questions or to register – CALL, FAX OR EMAIL –
VOICE:  215.204.1356 /TTY:  215.204.1805
FAX:  215.204.6336

Our thanks to all co-sponsors of this Mini Course Lecture Series Event Vision for Equality, Inc; Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council and The ARC of Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

LOGO:  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Approved Provider of ASHA Continuing Education. Temple University is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology.  See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional and content area. ASHA CE Provider does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.

LOGOS:  Mini Course Lecture Series and Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education;

Thank you,
Policy Informaiton Exchange