2020 Everyday Lives Conference: Call for Provider Poster Session Submissions
The Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is requesting proposals for providers to highlight their innovative approaches to supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they relate to the Everyday Lives Recommendations. ODP invites providers to share their success stories with implementing models relating to one or more of the following Everyday Lives Recommendations:
ASSURE EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
PROMOTE SELF-DIRECTION, CHOICE & CONTROL
INCREASE EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT FAMILIES THROUGHOUT THE LIFESPAN
PROMOTE HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SAFETY SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH COMPLEX NEEDS
DEVELOP AND SUPPORT QUALIFIED STAFF
SIMPLIFY THE SYSTEM
EXPAND OPTIONS FOR COMMUNITY LIVING
INCREASE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
PROVIDE COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR EVERYONE
EVALUATE FUTURE INNOVATIONS
This is an opportunity to share your innovative approach with other interested agencies so they may consider adoption or replication. Providers are asked to be available during specified times at the conference to discuss their model. Proposals will be reviewed and selected by a committee designated by ODP. ODP is grateful to presenters who volunteer to share their expertise and experiences with colleagues. Thank you for your time, interest, and effort!
Please submit your poster proposal via QuestionPro: EDLposter.QuestionPro.com
Proposal Deadline November 30
The following information is required:
Poster Title: Title should relate directly to recommendation
Poster Recommendation Theme: Please choose one or more of the listed recommendations to anchor your poster theme
Poster Content: Provide a description of the content you plan to include as it relates to the theme. This should cover why this targeted model or example is an important endeavor here in PA. It should also include application(s) of the targeted model or example with a focus on how other providers could utilize this model or example. Please keep the overview of your content to 500 words or less.
o Organization name
o Author(s) roles
o Phone number
o Email address
Please note: Providers may submit more than one proposal for consideration. If submitting multiple proposals, please enter into QuestionPro form separately. Questions? Contact RA-EDLConference@pa.gov.