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More Than Half of People with Disabilities Say Their Families Are Economically and Socially Affected By the COVID-19 Pandemic

Almost 50% of people with disabilities say they have not had access to information about the pandemic, and 51% say they have felt much more nervous during this period. In a study conducted by Keystone Moldova Association and the Alliance of Organizations for People with Disabilities in the Republic of Moldova (AOPD), the most common...
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Liliana Malancea Receives the Edna Silberman Humanitarian Service Award

Keystone Human Services is proud to announce that Liliana Malancea is this year's recipient of the Edna Silberman Humanitarian Service Award for her contributions to her community and her role in making Keystone's vision real in the lives of others. Liliana founded the Unitate Community Center in Tudora, Moldova, an after school program providing social...
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Robert J. Baker Receives the Dr. Joseph Adlestein Professional Leadership Award

Keystone Human Services is pleased to announce that Robert Baker has been awarded the 2019 Dr. Joseph Adlestein Professional Leadership Award for his advocacy for and with people with disability. Bob's leadership has helped ensure that people with disability are included in their communities and have the opportunity to pursue their dreams for school, work,...
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Edna Silberman Humanitarian Service Award

The Edna Silberman Humanitarian Service Award is one of Keystone Human Services’ highest honors. The award is presented annually to outstanding citizens who have made significant contributions to individuals, the community, and Keystone Human Services and have played a major role in making KHS’s vision real in the lives of others.
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Joseph Adlestein Professional Leadership Award

Established in 2010, the Dr. Joseph Adlestein Professional Leadership Award is given to an individual in a professional role who is a powerful advocate for people with disabilities, supporting them to be valued and fully participating members of society. Each year, the Award Committee, appointed by the Keystone Human Services Board of Directors, chooses an...
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Charles Hooker Receives Pennsylvania Advocate of the Year Award

In October, Charles Hooker received the Pennsylvania Advocate of the Year Award from PAR for his work promoting the dignity and rights of people with autism and intellectual disability.
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Kristin Testerman Receives Direct Support Professional of the Year Award

Congratulations to Kristin Testerman on receiving the Central Region Direct Support Professional of the Year Award from PAR! For over eight years, Kristin has served as a Direct Support Professional, building strong relationships with the people she supports.
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Speeding Toward Her Goals

Hillary McFadden is an entrepreneur who started her own business creating braille menus for local restaurants. She's also a competitive speed skater, and now you can find her on the cover of Business Woman. Read the article to discover how Hillary began approaching restaurant owners and got the toes of her skates in the door...
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Shawnee Hooper Joins Capital Area Head Start as New Executive Director

Keystone Human Services welcomes Shawnee Hooper as Capital Area Head Start's new Executive Director. Hooper is a strong advocate for children and will bring valuable experience, enthusiasm, and advocacy to her new role.
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The Keystone Human Services June Summit Brought a Global Conversation to Harrisburg, PA

Panelists from around the world shared their personal stories about inclusion through the lens of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) during the Keystone Human Services June Summit on June 17-19. Continuing conversations started at the UN's Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, people with disability led the way throughout...
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