Students with Disabilities Graduating at the End of the 2020-2021 School Year Must Have Access to an Additional Year!

Students with IDD who are turning 21 and set to graduate at the end of the 2020-2021 school year have lost integral transition services due to COVID-19.    TAKE ACTION NOW - Tell Governor Wolf to Sign Senate Bill 664 into Law!    Currently, Senate Bill 664 is before the Governor for him to sign into law! This bill  would allow students with IDD turning 21 and about to graduate the ability to opt-in for an additional year during the 2021-2022 school year. Parents will have until July 15, 2021 to decide if they wish their child to access the 2021-2022 school year. With the deadline to decide fast approaching, it is imperative that Governor Wolf takes action NOW and signs Senate Bill 664 [...]

Jay Valente – Staff Spotlight

We've had the pleasure of being on Jay's team aka Seal team six since November 2015. Jay supervises 6 individuals and takes a  person-centered approach in working with his supports coordinators. This is important as instead of the supports coordinators fitting the mold of the supervisor, he has shaped his role to meet his support coordinators needs as they all bring different  strengths and needs to the table. Jay is not afraid to step up to the plate and back up a SC who needs support in a difficult situation or just be there for a SC whom needs emotional support. Hopefully Jay will continue his longevity as a supervisor as we could not picture a better supervisor than him!

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Tim Connors – Staff Spotlight

An action that speaks in favor of, recommends, argues for a cause, supports or defends, or pleads on behalf of others are all the ways to describe advocacy. Tim Connors does all of these actions for the individuals he serves on a regular basis. He is always there to help his individuals find their voices. Tim’s individuals are very lucky to have him as their Supports Coordinator as he always ensures their wants and wishes are heard. Tim leads his teams with respect and kindness which paves the way for a positive long term relationship. The Arc Alliance Advocacy Services is lucky to have Tim as a strong advocate and leader on their team.  

By |2021-06-17T13:15:06-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Staff Spotlight|0 Comments

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