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Milestone Chosen for Good News Network Book Giveaway

I announced last month that Good News Network was giving away 2,500 free books for our 25th anniversary—and it took many weeks to read and assess the hundreds of requests. But all the books have now been packaged, and I wanted to share the wonderful list of groups that are receiving them. Read More >

Milestone HCQU West Develops Free “DSP Handbook” App

Milestone’s Health Care Quality Unit (HCQU) West announces the launch of its free app, “DSP Handbook”, on February 17, which is National Caregiver Day. The app is available for free download from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. “DSPs” are Direct Support Professionals, who assist people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in realizing […]

Addiction Programs Receive $6M from Opiod Settlement Fund

The next batch of grants from Pennsylvania’s opioid settlement fund will flow to more than a dozen groups that help residents living with substance abuse disorders. In total, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs awarded $6 million to 19 organizations, that provide outreach to underrepresented communities across the state. Read More >

Milestone Health Care Quality Unit West Debuts “Say No” Online Game that Teaches Self-Advocacy to Persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

PITTSBURGH, PA, July 11, 2023 – Milestone’s Health Care Quality Unit (HCQU) West announces the debut of a free online game called “Say No.” The game is designed to promote the importance of self-advocacy for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “Say No” may be found at https://learning.hcqu.org/. “Milestone HCQU West developed ‘Say No’ to […]

What a Wonderful Day

At our annual event which was held at the St. Pauls center in Sheffield, PA we had approximately 150 people attend to learn about Summer safety, Assistive Technology, Gardening, and Fire safety among other thing.  Please check out some of the pictures on our Summer 2023 newletter when you get a chance.  Welcome Krista Fitzsimmons […]

Our Annual Summer Event is back.

Our annual event is back and scheduled for Wednesday June 14th at the St. Pauls Center in Sheffield, PA.  More details and registration information will be posted soon, so be sure and save the date.

Should I dial 911 or not?  New Fact Sheet Available

Have you ever been in a situation where you wondered if you should call 911 or not?  We now have a fact sheet that can help you determine the answer.  Designed primarily as an aid for helping someone with IDD better understand when it is okay to call 911 an

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