Upcoming Webinars and Events

*** We're sorry, but at this time the events below will only be available to be seen via webinar.
Each will be recorded and be available to view in the section below soon afterward. ***

   

National Disability Institute & Neighborhood Allies Present:

TITLE

DATE

TIME

IN PERSON

VIA WEBINAR

Navigation of the Complexities of the
Financial Systems as a Person With a Disability

Part of our "Financial Empowerment" Series
PRESENTERS:
Brittany Thome, Manager, Financial Empowerment,
National Disability Institute
Katie Metz, Director, Financial Resilience Center,
National Disability Institute
Thursday
12/10/20
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*N/A
Disability Awareness and Engagement
Part of our "Financial Empowerment" Series
PRESENTERS:
Brittany Thome, Manager, Financial Empowerment, National Disability Institute
Katie Metz, Director, Financial Resilience Center, National Disability Institute
Wednesday
1/13/21
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*N/A
Assistive Technology
PRESENTERS:
Tobii Dynavox, TechOWL,
Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF),
& Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
Thursday
1/21/21
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*N/A
Government Benefits 101
Part of our "Financial Empowerment" Series
PRESENTERS:
Elaine Cole, MS, Public Affairs Specialist,
Social Security Administration
Erin Guay, MA, Paralegal/Compliance Officer,
Pennsylvania Health Law Project
Nancy McMillan, MSW, Employment Benefits Specialist,
Achieva Family Trust
Thursday
2/11/21
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*N/A
Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts
Part of our "Financial Empowerment" Series
PRESENTERS:
Jacquelyn E. Connell, Esq., Achieva Family Trust Staff Attorney
Diana Fishlock, Field Representative,
Pennsylvania Treasury Department
Tuesday
3/16/21
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*N/A
Money Management Resources
Part of our "Financial Empowerment" Series
PRESENTERS:
Rebecca Johnson, Program Manager,
Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center
Susan Tachau, Chief Executive Officer,
Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF)
Katherine Reim, Regional Trust Liaison,
Achieva Family Trust, Funding Assistance Coordinator, PATF
Wednesday
4/14/21
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*N/A

Previous Webinar Recordings Available

TITLE

DATE

WEBINAR

Accessing Employment Opportunities Through Achieva
November 13, 2020
Mental Health Advanced Directives
October 9, 2020
The Impact of COVID-19 For Individuals With Disabilities
September 24, 2020
Housing Options for People with Disabilities
September 15, 2020
Planning for the Future with Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts
May 19, 2020
Everything You Need To Know About Special Needs Trusts
May 4, 2020
Understanding Guardianship vs. Power of Attorney
April 17, 2020
Home and Community Based Medicaid Waivers
*** At about 45 minutes into the recording, please fast forward about
10 minutes in the recording to find where the webinar picks back up. ***
March 13, 2020
Planning for the Future with the Use of Life Insurance Benefits
& Third Party Special Needs Trusts
February 14, 2020
Protective Services Across the Ages - PART 1
January 10, 2020
Protective Services Across the Ages - PART 2
January 10, 2020
Disability and Justice Related Issues
November 18, 2019
Understanding the Application and Appeal Process for Social Security
October 11, 2019
The Basics of Special Education Law & Rights Under Section 504
September 13, 2019
How to Save for the Future with Special Needs Trusts & ABLE Accounts
April 12, 2019
Successful Models of Employment for Individuals with Disabilities
February 8, 2019
Understanding Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, MAWD & Waivers
January 11, 2019
Housing Options for Individuals with Disabilities
November 9, 2018
Cultivating Caregiver Resilience
October 12, 2018
Sources of Grant Funding to Support Individuals with Disabilities
September 14, 2018
Future Planning / Financial Planning
May 11, 2018
Update on Medicaid Services in Pennsylvania
April 13, 2018
I Want to Work and Keep My Benefits
October 13, 2017
10 Things You Need to Know About Special Education
October 3, 2017
Managed Long-Term Care and Waivers
April 14, 2017
HIPAA/Advanced Health Care Directives
January 13, 2017