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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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KHS Vice President Bob Baker Inducted into Legacy Leaders Circle

Robert (Bob) Baker was recently inducted into the ANCOR Foundation's Legacy Leaders Circle for his work toward inclusion and services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Direct Support Professional Gayle Ferona Receives 2019 Pennsylvania DSP of the Year Award

Congratulations to Gayle Ferona, who has been named ANCOR's 2019 Pennsylvania DSP of the Year! She's a strong advocate who understands the value of real relationships and supports true inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Keystone Moldova Receives Two Zero Project Awards

Keystone Moldova has received two awards from the Zero Project for the Community for All – Moldova program and the Alternativ Forum Theatre. The Community for All-Moldova program is supporting people with disabilities to leave institutions and live in the community. The Forum Theater is using interactive performances to teach students to stop discrimination and...
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Mike Ullman with Advance Auto Honored as Community Employer of the Year

Advance Auto of Phoenixville, PA and Mike Ullman, General Manager, have been awarded the Community Employer of the Year for the Southeast Region award by PAR. Ullman and his staff at Advance Auto have shown exceptional dedication, leadership, and mentoring in welcoming an employee with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
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Allentown’s Luz Diaz-Vincent wins the PAR 2018 “We Are Worth It” Northeast Region Direct Support Professional of the Year Award

Keystone Human Services (KHS) announced that Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability (PAR) selected Luz Diaz-Vincent as the 2018 "We Are Worth It" winner of the Northeast Region Direct Support Professional of the Year Award.
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