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Title: About | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: What is PSAD?.. P.. D.. provides certain services such as:.. Fighting discrimination and public misconceptions in our everyday lives by lobbying for the establishment of a deaf/hard of hearing bill of rights with local, state, and federal government through different agencies and organizations.. Working closely with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) board members and officers through the state associations.. Providing various workshops and programs such as the Leadership Training Program, Outdoor Leadership Education Program, biennial Miss Deaf Pennsylvania Pageant, NAD Youth Leadership Camp, annual conference and Conference of Chapters, annual statewide Deaf Women s Conference, state government affairs, public information and outreach, and bi-monthly newsletter.. Working with different agencies by educating them to improve their quality of services.. A few examples of agencies are the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the State for Independent Living Council, and the Pennsylvania Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.. Overlooking the operation of Elwyn Institute in Elwyn, PA.. It is a modern residential building for aged and infirmed deaf and deaf-blind people.. It had been in the operation since 1902.. At the state level, PSAD representatives participates on the following committees and councils:.. Governor s Disability Agenda Conferences.. Pennsylvania State Independent Living Council (SILC).. Pennsylvania Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities (PCCD).. Disability Budget ... who are deaf and deaf-blind people in 1902.. In 1972, PSAD transferred the operation to Elwyn Institute in Elwyn, PA where the George W.. Nevil Home, a modern residential building, was built with a grant from the Nevil Foundation.. In 1996, the residents from the Nevil Home were transferred to a new building called Valley View.. Was the first state organization to successfully lobby a state legislature to pass a law giving deaf people the right to drive their motor vehicles and obtain automobile insurance coverage.. This occurred in 1923.. Became a cooperating state association under the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) in 1968.. Acquired 128 acres of campground in Clearfield County in 1975 and also purchased adjacent 27 acres in 2000.. It is currently seeking funds to build the PSAD Camp and Training Center for the deaf and hard of hearing children, adults, and senior citizens.. Assisted in the establishment of the Pennsylvania Registry of the Interpreters for the Deaf (PA RID.. ) in 1986.. Successfully lobbied for the establishment of the Pennsylvania Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH) in 1989.. Assisted in the establishment of the Pennsylvania Relay Service in 1990.. Assisted in establishing the distribution of Telecommunciation Devices for the Deaf in 1996.. PSAD has six.. local chapters..
Title: Mission Statement | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: Maximize the participation and productivity of its Deaf and Hard of Hearing Citizens within the larger society of Pennsylvania through education, advocacy, and services..
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Title: Bylaws and policies | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: PSAD Bylaws Amendment and what it means to you?.. Bylaws.. Click here for PSAD Bylaws 2012.. Policies.. Click here for Board of Manager Nomination and Elections Policy 2012.. Click here for Chapter policy 2012.. Click here for Fund Policy 2012.. Click here for Membership Policy 2012.. Click here for Officers Policy and Job Description 2012.. *.. Click here for PSAD E-mail Motion Policy 2012.. Click here for PSAD Expense Regulations 2012.. Click here for PSAD Special Interest Sections Policy 2012.. * Not complete until July Board meeting..
Title: Chapters | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: PSAD has four (4) local chapters.. Please place your cursor over the blue dots below to learn the names of the 4 active local chapters:.. A main function of these chapters is:.. Taking turn in hosting the Annual Conference.. Working closely with PSAD Conference Arrangement committees in drafting the conference programs and events.. Taking ... chapter meeting at least four times a year.. Hosting various local activities, social, and fundraising events.. Providing volunteers for community services.. Acting as liaisons with their local government, business, and other organizations.. Please refer to a Chapter Directory for contacting your local chapter secretary about the meeting and social schedules.. Click.. for Chapter Officers Directory..
Title: PSAD Chapter Officers Directory | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: ACTIVE PSAD CHAPTER OFFICERS DIRECTORY.. Greater Harrisburg Chapter.. MAL-East (2 yrs term next election Sept 2013).. PRESIDENT:.. Gary Bootay Email:.. gbootay@comcast.. net.. VICE PRESIDENT:.. Frank Nemshick Email:.. nemshickf2@aol.. com.. SECRETARY:.. Pauline Bittinger.. Email.. :.. pasl@aol.. TREASURER:.. Sandy Duncan.. Email:.. ginsandun@aol.. Greater Harrisburg Chapter of PSAD meets at the Camp Hill or Linglestown Giant Food Community Room.. Greater Philadelphia Chapter.. MAL-East (1 yr term next election March 2013).. Charles McGowan.. chasmcg.. prezgpc@gmail.. Kathie Gray-Plotkin.. queeniekg4@verizon.. Evy Williams.. psad.. eawilliams@gmail.. Mark Marcellino.. 72MarkMM@gmail.. Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ... MAL-West (1 yr term – next election Jan 2014).. Don Kovacic.. dkovacic@verizon.. Margaret Patterson.. Email:.. Kathy Campero.. loukat28@verizon.. Alex Lemanski.. ajlemanski@aol.. Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of PSAD meets at the Pittsburgh Association of the Deaf 1854 Forbes Ave in Pittsburgh.. Northeastern PA Chapter.. MAL-East(2 yrs term next election March 2014).. Carolyn Lindeman.. nd1mama@aol.. Cindy Molloy.. Cswmolloy@gmail.. Joseph Riolo.. josephpietrojeungriolo@gmail.. TREASURER.. : Carl Frels.. cfrels@comcast.. Northeastern PA Chapter of PSAD usually meets at the Scranton State School for the Deaf, 537 Venard Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411..
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Title: Legislative | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: There are several legislative proposals that are of interest to PSAD members.. Below are some of the current measures that have been introduced in the current [2010-2011] session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.. If you have any questions or concerns about the above topics, or any legislative bills that PSAD should be aware of, please contact Jeffrey Yockey at his e-mail address at.. PSADJeff@comcast..
Title: PSAD History | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: Special thanks to Gallaudet University for having this in their archieves.. I hope you enjoy viewing this video:.. View externally..
Title: PSAD Camp | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: MISSION.. The mission of the PSAD Camp and Training Center is to enable Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Public Organizations to open their eyes to the enriching world of camping, training, leadership, and socializing.. This is accomplished through a proven mix of nature events, campouts, sports, and various trainings such as leadership, self defense,.. emergency awareness, etc.. INFORMATION.. PSAD Camp and Training Center is a 155-acre campground located about three miles from PA Route 36 near Five Points, Pennsylvania in Clearfield County.. PSAD owns, operates, and maintains the campground.. The website is.. PSADland.. org.. MAPS:..
Title: PSAD Camp and Training Center | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: PSAD CAMP AND TRAINING CENTER.. (PSADLand Camp).. PSAD Camp and Training Center is a 156-acre campground where it is located about three miles off from state route 36 near Five Points, Pennsylvania in Clearfield County.. Many PSAD members called that camp PSADLand Camp.. PSAD is currently seeking a fund for camp construction projects as well as maintaining the campground.. History.. PSAD acquired a 128-acre parcel from Pittsburgh’s Sportsmen Club for the Deaf in 1975.. A first campout was established on the lower flat section at the southwest corner of campground in 1990.. PSAD purchased a 28-acre parcel adjacent to PSAD Camp and Training Center on September 28, 2000.. Camp and Training Programs.. Autumn Camp.. Annual Silent Weekend Camp (PSAD Campout).. Future Summer Camps.. Week-long camp outing for deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing children.. Weekend camp outing for all people.. Camp for ... currently working on a construction projects.. Several construction projects are:.. Water Treatment Septic System.. Water Wells.. Portable and Permanent Cabins.. Bathhouses.. Lodge.. RV Camping Area.. Outdoor Theater Area (future).. Outdoor Recreation Area.. Swimming Pool.. Softball Field.. Tennis, bocce, horseshoe, and volleyball courts.. High-Low Elements Center for OLEP.. Previous construction projects were complete by the camp committees who devoted their free time in building as listed below:.. Pavilion Improvement Project.. Maintenance Shed Improvement Project.. PSAD Camp Maintenance Project.. Most volunteers drove more than two hours from their homes to maintain the campground on a regular basis such as:.. Mowing at the top of campground.. Trimming the trees.. Gathering the firewood.. Cleaning up the campground.. Performing general camp maintenances.. If you are interested to join PSAD Camp Maintenance committee as a volunteer, Please contact Violet Petrick, email:.. viopet@comcast.. Please also visit thewebsite:.. www.. PSADLAND.. ORG..
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Title: C.A.P.S. | Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf Descriptive info: is.. amp/.. A.. dministration.. roject.. upporter.. CAPS is PSAD’s largest annual charitable fundraiser organization that began in 1992 to support the PSAD Campground and Home Office.. CAPS stands for.. Throughout the years, the financial support was received from PSAD members who believe in keeping PSAD dreams alive.. The funds from CAPS supports the construction and maintenance of the156-acre PSAD Camp and Training Center located at Five Points, Pennsylvania in Clearfield County, and for the PSAD Home Office in Harrisburg to be established in the future.. The purpose of the PSAD Home Office is to provide space for the meetings and training center, to have a history room to display PSAD’s historical collection, and many other resources.. The Administration Fund is to support the costs of Administration and special needs.. The Pledge/Donation Forms are distributed at the PSAD Conferences annually, and is available in the PSAD website under CAPS:.. psadweb.. It is open to the public who can choose to become an “Annual Supporter” or a “Donor”.. CAPS is ... are being met annually.. Every year at the PSAD Conferences the CAPS Committee organize the CAPS annual meeting for all PSAD members to observe the fundraising accomplishments and status.. The purpose of the CAPS Policy is to provide a clear understanding of the CAPS program and management.. It cannot be written as “by-laws,” therefore the term “policy” is the best descriptive position for CAPS.. In the past, there were several revisions made regarding the CAPS program and the Grandfather clause red carpet privileges benefits.. Previously the CAPS policy has not been established to clearly define its procedures to the PSAD members and the community.. With this established “policy,” it will set a strong foundation to help the future of CAPS and PSAD.. The CAPS Committee.. Would you like to make a contribution to.. PSAD Camp Training Center, PSAD Home Office, or CAPS Administration by making an annual pledge or donation.. CAPS Annual Pledge/Donation Form (PDF form).. Any question or further information,.. please contact.. Evy Williams.. , CAPS Chairperson..