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Children’s Rights and Alternative Care

Keystone Humans Services is pleased to support the Call to Action: Protect the right to family life and prevent institutionalization for all children . This Call to Action contributes to global efforts to promote consistent interpretation and enforcement of international human rights law regarding children with disabilities. We know that children with disabilities are over-represented...
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KEYSTONE HUMAN SERVICES (KHS), SUSQUEHANNA SERVICE DOGS, AND ALEXANDER BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CO. BREAK GROUND ON ASSISTANCE DOG TRAINING CENTER IN GRANTVILLE, PA.

Grantville, PA—Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), an internationally recognized assistance dog program based in central PA for almost 30 years, broke ground on a training center in Grantville, PA, on July 29.
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Maher Duessel Partners with Susquehanna Service Dogs to Name an Assistance Dog

Maher Duessel and Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), a program of Keystone Human Services, are pleased to announce a partnership to name an assistance dog. The assistance dog in training, SSD Saly, (pronounced ‘Sally’) is a black Labrador retriever whose name comes from a common auditing phrase, “SALY – Same As Last Year.”
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Keystone Human Services (KHS), Susquehanna Service Dogs, and Alexander Building Construction Co. Will Break Ground On New, State Of The Art Assistance Dog Training Center In Grantville, PA.

Grantville, PA—Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), an internationally recognized assistance dogs program based in central PA for almost 30 years, is breaking ground on an exciting new training center in Grantville, PA. The center will usher in a new era of making a difference for thousands of people with disability, veterans, schools, hospitals, courthouses, and cancer...
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2021 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Award

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Congratulations to Carolyn Cass! Named after Susquehanna Service Dogs’ founding volunteers, the Spirit of Volunteerism Award is given to an SSD volunteer who has taken the mission to heart to help dogs change lives and support people...
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$500 Sign-On Bonus for Select Jobs

Come for the opportunity. Stay for the career. Apply for a job with Keystone Human Services and receive a $500 sign-on bonus once you’re hired! The sign-on bonus is available for select full time direct care positions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut through January 31, 2022. You must complete an application and successfully...
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Building Back Better: Reflections on the United Nations Conference of States Parties on the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities were marginalized long before the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, the events of the last year and a half have highlighted the realities and consequences of systems that exclude people by design.
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4 Principles to Ensure People with Disability Maintain Independence and Control

On June 8, 2021, representatives from Keystone Human Services – Meritt Buyer, Strategic Partnerships Officer; Genevieve Fitzgibbon, Deputy Director for Keystone Human Services International; Dan Mathieu, Service Director at Key Human Services in Connecticut; and Laura Tieman, Vice President of Business Development – attended the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ regional consultation...
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In Memory of Dr. Narender Sharma, Associate Director of Keystone Institute India

We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Dr. Narender Sharma, Associate Director of Keystone Institute India. He was an admired and respected leader who believed strongly in the possibility and promise of our work in India. He shared his optimism through a buoyant personality, a quick smile and laugh, and...
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Carlisle Container Company Partners with Susquehanna Service Dogs to Name an Assistance Dog

Carlisle Container Company and Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), a program of Keystone Human Services, are pleased to announce a partnership to name an assistance dog. The new puppy in training is a black Golden Retriever Lab mix named SSD Carlisle.
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