top of page

PA Family Network August Events

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) requests your assistance sharing these important workshops from PA Family Network! August continues the series on Participant Directed Services. The team of Family Advisors will answer your questions about Participant Directed Services and how you can choose to direct your own services under the Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/A) Waivers. These workshops are created by family members and self-advocates FOR family members and self-advocates.

Register for upcoming events at

Community Engagement Workshops- Participant Directed Services

  • What is a Hybrid Model in Participant Direction: Wednesday, August 2, 1 PM-2 PM (Rescheduled from July 27)

  • What is a Hybrid Model in Participant Direction: August 2, 7 PM – 8 PM (Rescheduled from July 27, 2023)

  • Everyone Needs a Backup Plan, Participant Direction: Wednesday, August 23, 12 PM-1 PM

  • Everyone Needs a Backup Plan, Participant Direction: Wednesday, August 23, 7 PM – 8 PM

LifeCourse Workshops

  • Using The LifeCourse To Plan and Problem Solve: Thursday, August 3, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

  • Safety in the Community: Tuesday, August 8, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

  • LEAD The Way to Healthy Relationships, Thursday, August 17, 12:30 PM-2:30 PM

  • Transitions Through the Lifespan: Tuesday, August 29, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Waiver Workshops

  • Waiver Basics, Part 1: Monday, August 7, 12:30 PM-2:30 PM

  • Waiver Basics, Part 2: Monday, August 21, 12:30 PM-2:30 PM

Support Groups

  • Caregiver Support Group: Wednesday, August 2, 2:30 PM

  • Caregiver Support Group: Monday, August 21, 6:30 PM

  • Sibling Good Life Group: Monday, August 28, 6:30 PM

Transitions Through Lifespan, August
Download PDF • 283KB

What is a Hybrid Model
Download PDF • 373KB

Everyone Needs a Backup , Participant Direction
Download PDF • 436KB

Safety in the Community, August
Download PDF • 164KB

Waiver Basics, August
Download PDF • 197KB

Using LifeCourse to Plan and Problem Solve, August
Download PDF • 166KB

LEAD The Way to Healthy Relationships & Sexuality, August
Download PDF • 168KB

Recent Posts

See All

PA Family Network Join the PA Family Network as we plan and problem solve for your loved one with intellectual disabilities and/or autism. Support, connect and network with other families durin

The Arc of NEPA Advocacy Department has created a monthly series breaking down components of the IEP into what you need to know and understand. They will provide these sessions in a quick lunch and le

bottom of page