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Proposed Rates Fail "Employment First" - Fail People with Disabilities

Proposed Rates Fail "Employment First" - Fail People with Disabilities

Achieva Compass Newsletter. A message from Steve Suroviec, President and CEO. In late December, the Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) proposed new rates for all of its community-based services. In a macro-sense, the ODP proposal simply provides too little funding.

ACHIEVA Applauds Announcement to Close Two State Centers

Today, ACHIEVA applauded the Wolf Administration's announcement that it will close two state institutions for people with intellectual disabilities.

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Pennsylvania will close two state centers for intellectually disabled

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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People on the move: 8/12/2019

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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ACL Announces Initial Meetings of Caregiver Advisory Councils

Administration for Community Living

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ACHIEVA Advocate Appointed to Governor Wolf's Reform Council

Nancy Murray, President of The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh (an affiliate of ACHIEVA) has been appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to serve on the Council of Reform, a new council created by Executive Order 2019-05, which the Governor signed today in an effort to overhaul Pennsylvania's systems to...

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Gov. Wolf Acts to Reform Services and Systems to Protect and Advocate for Vulnerable Pennsylvanians

mychesco.com

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DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement Invests $2.8M in Oral Health Initiatives During Second Quarter of 2019

DentaQuest

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Accessible YOUniverse Ramping the Divide

PittsburghPost Gazette

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We need better dental care access in Pa.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Opinion

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How technology is making nonprofits more efficient

Pittsburgh Business Times

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ACHIEVA Family Trust provides the gift of mobility

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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2 southwestern PA businesses win volunteer award

Tribune Review

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Thousands with disabilities may feel effects of funding gap

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Brian O'Neill: Erin Gannon is ready to interview anyone

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Community homes more beneficial than state institutions

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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People with disabilities will soon have more service options

ACHIEVA, a non-profit that provides supports to people with disabilities, is pleased to announce the addition of services to Beaver, Pennsylvania. In addition to continuing provision of advocacy and family supports, as well as recreational, day and overnight activities for people...

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ACHIEVA Has Hand in Opening Doors to Oral Healthcare for People Experiencing Disabilities

There is one more thing to celebrate during National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Until recently, it was possible for some dentists to refuse treatment to people experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). All that has changed now that the American Dental...

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Annual Pittsburgh Promenade Benefits People with Disabilities

ACHIEVA, a local nonprofit that provides lifelong supports for people with disabilities and their families, is holding its annual "Pittsburgh Promenade" auction, featuring emcee Kelly Sasso, of WTAE news on Saturday, March 16, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. The auction, held at the 4-star Westin Convention...

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Brett Keisel Honored Cecil and David Rosenthal

he Rosenthal family, along with ACHIEVA, are uniting to promote a movement created in memory of Cecil and David Rosenthal called #LoveLikeTheBoys. Today, they honored first responders and several members of the community affected by the tragedy at the Tree of Life synagogue...

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Cecil and David Rosenthal Community Award" to be Presented at The Awards of Excellence

Each December, ACHIEVA honors the people and businesses who share its vision, aspiring for a community where disability is a distinction that makes no difference. On December 11th, ACHIEVA will host its annual Awards of Excellence at the Sheraton, Station Square. The awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m.

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#LoveLikeTheBoys

David and Cecil Rosenthal, inseparable brothers known for their love for life, were among those taken too soon during the tragedy at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue. Family and friends referred to David and Cecil as 'the boys' because of their innocent, kind-hearted nature.

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In Honor of David and Cecil Rosenthal

To know David and Cecil Rosenthal was to know kindness, laughter and joy. They were tragically taken from us, too soon, at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Cecil was set to begin working at family-owned Iron City Workplace Services.

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Our hearts are heavy.

The ACHIEVA family is devastated at the loss of two well-respected members of their community. Two extraordinary men, brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal, were victims of the tragedy at the Tree of Life Synagogue.

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ACHIEVA's Giving Day Was a Success Thanks to Donor Generosity!

A generous donor, Ronald Chiurazzi, offered to match every dollar for dollar up to a total of $10,000 on ACHIEVA's Day of Giving, October 23, 2018. The gift will be provided in honor of his late wife Patricia and son Ronnie. Supporters of ACHIEVA did not disappoint! The campaign reached 90%...

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You can #ImpactACHIEVA TODAY during our Giving Day.

People looking to #ImpactACHIEVA can do so today during an online Day of Giving, October 23, 2018. A generous donor, Ronald Chiurazzi, has offered to match every dollar for dollar up to a total of $10,000. His gift is in honor of his late wife Patricia and son Ronnie.

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