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Amanda Humes

The Learning Continues Through the June Summit

The 2022 June Summit marks the launch of our 12-month pilot project to incorporate the Listen Include Respect global guidelines into our work. Developed by Inclusion International and Down Syndrome International, these guidelines are designed to help organizations make their work inclusive, so people with intellectual disability can fully participate.
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Keystone Human Services (KHS) and Susquehanna Service Dogs Open the Doors of the Robin C. Reedy Center Training Center in Grantville, Pa

Keystone Human Services (KHS) and Susquehanna Service Dogs Open the Doors of the Robin C. Reedy Center Training Center in Grantville, Pa

Grantville, PA—Susquehanna Service Dogs, an internationally recognized assistance dogs program of Keystone Human Services, opened the Robin C. Reedy Center, an exciting new training center and SSD headquarters in Grantville, PA. This center marks a new era of making a difference for thousands of people with disability, veterans, schools, hospitals, courthouses, and cancer centers.
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Keystone Moldova’s Mobile Teams Provide Essential Support for Refugees with Disabilities

On May 11, Charles Hooker, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services, joined WITF’s Scott LaMar on Smart Talk to share Keystone Moldova’s work supporting refugees with disabilities from Ukraine. You can listen to the full program online.
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Keystone Human Services (KHS) and Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD) Open The Robin C. Reedy Training Center: A State-Of-The-Art Assistance Dog Center in Grantville, Pa

Grantville, PA—SSD, an internationally recognized assistance dogs program of KHS, is opening the Robin C. Reedy Center, an exciting new training center and SSD headquarters in Grantville, PA. The opening will usher in a new era of making a difference for thousands of people with disability, veterans, schools, hospitals, courthouses, and cancer centers.
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Providing Support for Refugees with Disabilities

On April 27, 2022, Dr. Ludmila Malcoci, Executive Director of Keystone Moldova and Keystone Human Services International Regional Director of Central and Eastern Europe, spoke at a webinar organized by EASPD, “Hosting Ukrainians With Disabilities: How to organize it as service providers.” She joined representatives from NGOs: Lukas Kvokacka from Barlicka in Slovakia, Eric Bloemkolk...
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Through the Eyes of a Host Family in Moldova

Families in Tudora are opening their homes to refugees from Ukraine, providing a safe place for people to live as they prepare for the next step in their journey. Keystone Moldova spoke with a family who has been hosting refugees since February 26. Here’s their story in their own words:
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Families in Tudora Open Their Homes to Ukrainians

Families in Tudora, Moldova have opened their homes to Ukrainians seeking refuge, doubling and sometimes tripling the number of people living in their homes. People are stretching their own resources to provide for additional people. This unparalleled generosity is what characterizes Moldova’s response to the war in Ukraine. Individual families, NGOs, and the country are...
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Keystone Human Services Announces Planned Executive Succession

(Harrisburg, PA, April 14, 2022) Keystone Human Services announced today that Charles J. Hooker III will retire as President and CEO, effective January 2023. Charles S. Sweeder, current Executive Vice President, will succeed him as the third President and CEO in KHS history.
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Mental Health Needs During a Crisis

A little girl paints a picture, swirling colors on the paper. Another child builds a tower with blocks. A mother sips tea and takes a moment just to breathe.
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Mapping the Needs of Ukrainians with Disabilities

When Ukrainians with disability cross the border into Moldova, Keystone Moldova is there to help them either stay or travel through to other countries. As more Ukrainians with disability seek refuge from the war, we are making sure that they’re included in relief efforts.
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