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                                 1 *Speaking for                 2 Equality Forum 7th Annual      3 *Partnership for               4 School District Transition     5 *Skills Training,             6 *Special Teens
                                 Ourselves, *Quality             Art Exhibit, The University of   Community Supports               Fair, The Arc/PDDC, 9am,         *Gotta Dance PDDC,              -PICC Family Fun Day at the
                                 Progressions                    The Arts, 211 South Broad                                         2350 W. Westmoreland             *Easter Seals                   Carousel House, 215-685-1060
                                 -5/1-5 Annual Conference on     Street 14th &15th Fl.                                             Street, representatives from     -Philadelphia Conference on     - Rittenhouse Row Spring
                                 Learning Disabilities, Crown    215-732-3378                                                      local universities, employment   Developmental Disabilities,     Festival, 12pm-5pm in
                                 Plaza Manhattan Hotel, NY, NY                                                                     service organizations and much   3535 Market Street, 16th Fl.,   Rittenhouse Sqaure.
  * See Repeatables              212-273-6193                                                                                      more. 215-229-4550               215-229-4550 x152               215-972-0101
  on Page 21                                                                                                                                                        - Police & Fire Memorial,       -May Games & Torch Run,
                                 Brain Tumor Action Week                                                                                                            12pm, Franklin Square Park,     Northeast High School,
                                                                                                                                                                    7th & Race, 215-683-2060        215-671-5069

7 The Blue Cross Broad Street    8 National Conference on the 9 *TAMW,                            10 Temple Institute on          11 *SEPTA,                        12 5/12-13 Dad Vail Regatta,    13 *Disabled in Action
Run (10 miles), Broad &          Reuse of Assistive Technology, *Hall Mercer,                     Disabilities Leadership Brunch: *School District                  Kelly Drive, Boathouse Row,     -Teachers & Parents Creating
Somerville Ave to the Navy       Atlanta ,GA info 703-524-6686 NHS Family Support                 Communications and Speech,                                        7am-5pm, 610-527-7400           Schools for All Children, Her-
yard in South Philadelphia.,                                                                      Tips and Technology. Ritter                                                                       shey Lodge in Hershey PA, $10,
8:30am                           Stuttering Awareness Week                                        Hall Rm. 303, 215-204-1772                                                                        215-204-1356
                                                                                                                                                                                                    -Susan G. Komen Race for the
Safe Kids Week                                                                                                                                                                                      Cure, Ben Franklin Parkway,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    8:15am, 215-238-8900



14 MOTHERS’ DAY                  15                              16 –Building Bridges Aging and 17 Outcome-Based Per-              18 *Right to Education         19                   20 5/20-21 Freedom’s Wings
                                      National Women’s           MR Cross Systems Conference, formance Measures (17                                               *Easter Seals,       free plane rides to people with
Feeling of Community                   Check Up Day              Grantville, PA. 717-541-4214 & 18), see Page 21                   5/19-21 World of Possibilities *Consumer Connection disabilities, PA Glider Council
Revisited: Cape May Exhibit                                                                                                        Disabilities Expo, Timonium      MRS Public Awareness            airport, Hilltown, PA, must call
featuring Cape May’s African          Bike To Work Week                                           5/6 thru 28 Annual Student       MD. 1-866-227-4644               Committee & School              for appt. 800-382-1197
American Schools. Beach Hall &                                                                    Exhibition at the Academy of     -Urban Sustainability Forum,     District of Phila. INCLUSION    - Temple Institute on
Stockton Place. $2,                                                                               Fine Arts, 118 N Broad Street,   focusing on issues and           WORKS! Art Contest Award        Disabilities, Families First, 303
800-275-4278                                                                                      215-972-7600, $7                 challenges affecting Phila.      Ceremony, 400 N. Broad          Ritter Hall, 215-204-1772
                                                                                                                                   Academy of Natural Sciences,     Street, 10am, 215-685-5923      -Super Saturdays at PDDC,
National Fitness Week                                                                                                              6p-8:30p, 215-299-1000                                           10am –2:30pm, 215-229-4550

21 The Multiple Sclerosis Bike   22 National Council on          23 AT Expo in Harris-            24 Visit the Rodin Museum,       25 *A Place For Us               26 Fit & Fun Festival at the    27 “The Stinky Cheese Man &
Tour, 2021 K Street.             Independent Living Annual       burg, see Page 20                22nd & the Parkway, 10am-        -25 to28 Self Advocacy           Camden Children’s Garden.       Other Fairly Stupid Tales” by
Washington D.C.,                 Conference, March & Rally,                                       5pm, 215-763-8100. For Daily     Conference: “We Had A            Dinosaurs, Storybook Gardens,   the Arden Theater Company,
202-296-5363                     Washington, DC, Grand Hyatt     Philadelphia Trolley Works       events call 215-684-7500         Dream, Now We Have Power”        Train Rides and a Treehouse!    12pm 215-922-1122, 40 N.
                                 Hotel, 1-800-952-6919           city tours can take you around                                    Atlanta, GA 706-542-1290         856-365-8733                    2nd Street.
                                                                 Center City in style. Ride the
                                                                 Ducks, a carriage, a double                                          Missing Children Day
                                                                 decker bus or a trolley. 215-
                                                                 389-Tours


28 Liberty to Liberty          29 MEMORIAL DAY                   30 RERC Conference: Exercise 31
Triathlon: America’s Memorial                                    & Recreational Technology for
Triathlon, 6:30am from New                                       People with Disabilities, Den-
York to Philadelphia. 415-868-                                   ver, CO, Hyatt Regency,
1829                                                             303-346-1234



                                                                                                                    May 2006
            Sun                            Mon                               Tue                          Wed                               Thu                              Fri                               Sat
                                                                                                                                1                               2 *Skills Training,              3 *Special Teens
                                                                                                                                                                *Gotta Dance PDDC,



                                 June 2006
                                                                                                                                    Fireworks Safety Month      *Easter Seals




                                                                         * See Repeatables on Page 21

4 Maritime Day: The US Coast 5 *Speaking for                     6 Freedom March for REAL      7 *Partnership for               8 *SEPTA,                       9 6/8-11 Special Olympics PA 10 *Disabled in Action
Guard will conduct demonstra- Ourselves, *Quality              Self Determination,             Community Supports               *School District                Summer Games 2006, State     - Parents Opinion: Needs of
tions and boat checks, there  Progressions                     Harrisburg, PA. Sponsored by                                     -June 8 & 9 — NETWORKS:         College PA, 215-671-5069     Adult Children with Down
will be music, and ship tours. A - Learning Disabilities and   Speaking for Ourselves 610-                                      Employment Support Sympo-                                        syndrome & their families
day of maritime fun at Penns     Information Technology Online 825-4592, see Page 21                                            sium, Holiday Inn City Line,                                     10-12noon, 3535 Market St,
Landing! 215-238-0280            Training Event, website:                                                                       866-683-3651 See more info                                       16th fl, S. Trachtenberg,
                                 http://easi.cc/workshops/     Outcome-Based Performance                                        on Page 21.
       National Cancer                                         Measures (6 & 7), see Page 21                                                                                                     267-426-5360
                                 ld.htm, for info call
        Survivors Day            949-916-2837

11 ODUNDE: African             12 Annual Plan Public             13 *TAMW,                     14 Silent Voices, Loud Echoes:   15 *Right to Education          16 *Easter Seals,                17 The Please Touch Museum
American Cultural Festival,    Hearings 9am to noon,             *Hall Mercer,                 An Exhibit designed to           -Urban Sustainability Forum, *Consumer Connection                is the first museum for children
2308 Grays Ferry Ave., 9am-    see Page 2                          NHS Family Support          showcase the talent of African   focusing on issues and                                           7yrs. and younger. 9am-
6pm, 215-732-8510                                                                              American Artists in              challenges affecting Philadelphia                                4:30pm, 201 N. 21st. Street
                               Special Celebration: Ben Frank-        National Men’s Health    Philadelphia, African American   Academy of Natural Sciences,                                     215-963-0667
                               lin Tercentenary Events con-                   Week             Museum of Philadelphia,          6p-8:30p, 215-299-1000                                           -Super Saturday at PDDC,
                               tinuing thru 6/17, 9:30am-                                      215-574-0380                                                                                      10am-2:30pm, 215-229-4550
                               5pm, Franklin Institute
                               215-448-1200

18 Visit the Adventure          19                               20 Last Day of Philadelphia   21   National ASK Day            22 *A Place For Us              23 6/24 Fourth Saturdays at      24 Temple Institute on
Aquarium in Camden, where                                        Public School                                                  - RESNA 2006 Conference:        the Camden Children’s            Disabilities Families First at
you can dive 40 nautical feet &                                                                                                 The Future of Rehabilitation    Garden. It’s a celebration!      Northeast Regional Library,
be surrounded by sharks! Call                                    - Free Concert: Leonard                                        Engineering and Assistive       There are Dinosaurs,             Cottman & Bustleton Ave.
today 1-800-616-Jaws                                             Bernstein– New York, White                                     Technology, Atlanta, GA Hyatt   Storybook Gardens, Train         215-204-1772
                                                                 Road Park in Lansdale, PA.                                     Regency, 703-524-6686           Rides and a Treehouse!
FATHERS’ DAY                                                     7pm 215-368-1691                                                                               856-365-8733

                                                                                               FIRST DAY OF SUMMER


25 Philadelphia Triathlon in    26                               27                            28 The Network on                29 -Sunoco Welcome America!     30 Argentine Tango Dance
Fairmount Park, 7am, Start &                                     National HIV Testing Day      Employment Annual                Independence Festival City-     Party. Learn to Tango or come
Finish located off Martin Luther Helen Keller Deaf/Blind         - 6/28-29 Speaking for        Conference on Supported          wide. Ongoing through July 4.   just to strut your stuff. 9pm-
King Drive (formerly West           Awareness Week               Ourselves 20th Annual         Employment, Boston, MA           215-683-2201                    12mid. $10, 4226 Spruce
River Drive)                                                     Conference, Harrisburg, PA,   617-287-4300                                                     Street, 215-382-7811
                                                                 Crowne Plaza Hotel.
                                                                 610-825-4592

				
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