Health Care Open Enrollment Deadline
11 Dec
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2018 Open Enrollment is Here and Ends Dec. 15th

Make sure that you and your family are covered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare). Open enrollment goes until December 15th. You can apply for coverage here: https://www.healthcare.gov/ Please feel free to reach out to the PEAL Center with any questions.  

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DRP Election Day Hotline
06 Nov
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Election Day Hotline for Voters with Disabilities

Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) has an Election Day Hotline for voters with disabilities who encounter problems at their polling place. You may call the Hotline between 7:00 AM and 8:00 PM. DRP Election Day Hotline: 717-839-5227 or email: [email protected] If you cannot reach Disability Rights Pennsylvania on Election Day, call the Election Protection Hotline: 1-866-687-8683. […]

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SHYNE Radio Show
27 Oct
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SHYNE Radio Show Interviews the PEAL Center

October 8, 2017 – Jeannine H. Brinkley, Executive Director of the PEAL Center, was interviewed by Orlana Darkins Drewery, host of the SHYNE Network Radio Show on WAMO 100.1 FM. The SHYNE Network Radio Show is Pittsburgh’s connection to events, topical interests, issues and movers and shakers in the city. On the show Jeannine discussed […]

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WPXI_PEAL Interview
27 Oct
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PEAL Goes On WPXI Talking Pittsburgh

October 4, 2017 – The PEAL Center’s Executive Director, Jeannine H. Brinkley, and Intake Coordinator, Kelley Hollis, went on WPXI Talking Pittsburgh to discuss the PEAL Center’s services as well as the 6th Annual Inclusion Awards. Watch the video below.

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19 Oct
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A Night of Celebrating Champions of Inclusive Communities

The Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center hosted their 6th Annual Inclusion Awards Dinner on Friday, October 13, 2017 at LeMont in Pittsburgh, PA. The event was an opportunity to recognize the work of deserving people and organizations who have contributed to building inclusive schools and communities where all children, youth and adults lead […]

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28 Sep
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PEAL Center Hosts 6th Annual Inclusion Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2017 Grace D’Angelis PEAL Center 412-281-4404 [email protected] PEAL Center Hosts 6th Annual Inclusion Awards Celebrate Champions of Inclusive Communities in Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, PA: The Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center is hosting our 6th Annual Inclusion Awards Dinner on Friday, October 13, 2017 at LeMont in Pittsburgh, PA. This […]

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21 Jul
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ODP Announcement Invitation to Participate In ODP Information Sharing Webinar Series

The mission of the Office of Developmental Programs is to support Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities to achieve greater independence, choice, and opportunity in their lives. AUDIENCE: All Interested Individuals, Families Members, and Other Stakeholders PURPOSE: To share information about a new ODP webinar series connecting the Everyday Lives visions, values, and recommendations from ODP’s Information […]

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19 Sep
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PEAL Center Names New Executive Director

The PEAL Center, the Pennsylvania Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) and Family-­‐to-­‐Family Health Information Center (F2F), is pleased to announce Jeannine H. Brinkley as its new executive director. Jeannine brings to PEAL more than three decades of expertise in inclusive practices, special education, and supporting school teams to transform service delivery. Brinkley will begin […]

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14 Jun
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PEAL Executive Director to Retire

Pittsburgh, PA – June 14, 2016 – PEAL Center, the Pennsylvania Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) and statewide Family-to-Family Health Information Center (F2F), announces that its executive director, Elisabeth (Liz) Healey, will retire at the end of the calendar year after more than a decade of dedicated service. Liz founded the PEAL Center in […]

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08 Jun
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PEAL Center’s Central Region Hires Parent Advisor

PEAL Center, the Pennsylvania Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) and statewide Family-to-Family Health Information Center (F2F), today announced that Kathleen Haigh has joined the Parent Advisory Team as the Central Region Parent Advisor. Based in the Greater Harrisburg Area, Kathleen will provide a strong regional advocacy presence for families with children with disabilities and […]

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