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Pamela Foreman

Pamela Foreman and Patricia Sipe Named 2023 Dr. Joseph Adlestein Professional Leadership Awardees

(Harrisburg, PA) November 9, 2023 -- On November 8, 2023, Keystone Human Services (KHS) honored Pamela Foreman and Patricia Sipe with the Dr. Joseph Adlestein Professional Leadership Award at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Membership.
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Glenda Auker Named 2023 Edna Silberman Humanitarian Service Awardee

(Harrisburg, PA) November 9, 2023 -- On November 8, 2023, Keystone Human Services (KHS) honored Glenda Auker with the Edna Silberman Humanitarian Service Award at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Membership.
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CGI 2023

Keystone Human Services Highlighted at Clinton Global Initiative for Commitment to Action Supporting Ukrainian Refugees

(Harrisburg, PA) September 22, 2023 – Keystone Human Services President (KHS) and CEO Charles Sweeder joined over 20 other Commitment to Action Makers on the main stage at the Clinton Global Initiative’s closing plenary, as Hillary Clinton highlighted the need for continued action to support people affected by the war in Ukraine.
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Susan Dubbs, DSP

Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

Susan Dubbs has worked as a Direct Support Professional for over 37 years. When she began in 1986, people with disability were moving out of institutions and establishing lives in the community, and she has seen how people thrive in environments where they had opportunities to explore their interests and direct their own lives. That’s...
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Listen Include Respect from the United Nations to Day-to-Day Life

Listen Include Respect from the United Nations to Day-to-Day Life

How is individual choice and decision-making supported well, and how do we shift mindsets around the perceived capacity of people with intellectual and developmental disability? That’s one of the questions posed by Chuck Sweeder, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services
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The June Summit: Believe in Inclusion

The June Summit: Believe in Inclusion

“You have to believe in inclusion,” said Tia Nelis, a Listen Include Respect consultant with Inclusion International.
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Reflections on Keystone Human Services’ Recent ANCOR Global Council Study Visit to India

Reflections on Keystone Human Services’ Recent ANCOR Global Council Study Visit to India

Keystone Human Services was pleased to host members from the ANCOR Global Council for a study visit to India in February. Two staff members from ANCOR and eight leaders from American human service organizations that are members of ANCOR spent ten days alongside leadership from Keystone Human Services and staff from Keystone Institute India, visiting...
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What Is a Direct Support Professional?

Direct Support Professionals or DSPs work directly with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing support to help them live full lives at home, work, school, and in the community.
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Legislative Roundtable on the Need for a Sustainable Human Service System

On April 20, 2023, Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability (PAR) held a Legislative Roundtable, hosted by Keystone Human Services, for an open discussion on the human services system with legislative leaders.
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Dr. Kimberly Siegfried

Keystone Human Services announces Kimberly Siegfried, Ph.D., as new Vice President of Clinical Services

(Harrisburg, PA) March 30, 2023 – Keystone Human Services is pleased to announce Kimberly Siegfried, Ph.D., as Vice President of Clinical Services. Dr. Siegfried has over 20 years of experience promoting positive behavior supports and inclusive practices for people with developmental disabilities and other complex needs.
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