The Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Association (PRA) is committed to the advancement of rehabilitation to promote full inclusion of people with disabilities into the mainstream of our society. PRA is pleased to offer our community the opportunity to learn about issues in disability and rehabilitation, and to become empowered to enhance the lives of people with disabilities. PRA is a private, voluntary, membership association comprised of professionals from a variety of disciplines, persons with disabilities, their families, students, and other interested citizens

2019 PRA Board Members Lto R Ralph Roach, Wil Stennet, Janell Shaffer-Yoder, Bridget Sandrowicz, Sue Soderberg, Carl Marshal, Jen Radick, Traice Maille-2019 President, Katherine Young, Janet Fiore, Danielle Frascella, Doug Rand, Amy Moore, and Jeff Seabury.

It is the purpose of PRA to:

Encourage and foster the recruitment, professional growth, and retention of qualified, competent, dedicated personnel in the field of rehabilitation.

Promote the development of best practices in the delivery of rehabilitation services to people with disabilities

Educate our community about disability

Advocate for the public policy to support full inclusion of people with disabilities in our society

Recent News

PRA Board Meeting June 15th

June 21, 2018

PRA June 15th 2018 Board Meeting Pictures Our PRA June Board meeting had a robust Agenda and was well attended. Remember our Board meetings are open to any active and current PRA members.  Ralph Roach, 2018 PRA President presided and announced strategic PRA goals for the year. Increase NRA/PRA membership (kick off at April PDI). This includes updating our new…

PRA History & Pictures 1952-1977

June 21, 2018

PRA Founding & History Archival Document compliments of Carl Marshall June 2018

2018 National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) Theme: America’s Workforce: Empowering All

June 14, 2018

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Theme Announced In keeping with the U.S. Department of Labor’s commitment to ensuring an American workforce for Americans of all abilities, this year’s official National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme will be “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” For more information about NDEAM, including specific ideas for how different types of organizations can…

PRA Quarterly Board Meeting June 15th

June 13, 2018

PRA will hold its June quarterly Board meeting on Friday, June 15th from 10am – 2pm at the Giant Food Community Center located at 3301 Trindle Rd, Camp Hill, PA 17011.  The open meeting for Board Members at large, all interested, active PRA members starts at 10am. There is closed executive Board Meeting from 9-10am.  Please consider…

2018 PDI CRC CEU’s Are Being Processed

May 22, 2018

To all our 2018 PRA PDI attendees we want you to know that the CRC credits you submitted are being processed.  Thank you again for your attendance and participation.

April 16th Professional Development Institute (PDI) Receives Many Positive Comments From Participant’s

May 22, 2018

With a lot of effort from the 2018 PDI Team and the flexibility of presenters, venders, Central Penn College conference staff and participants the March 21st snow cancellation for PDI was successfully rescheduled and held on April 16-17. CVS Health staff updated our audience on the dangers current use and risks from opioid abuse.  Break-out…

PRA Board Members discuss why they joined PRA/NRA and work to make the inclusion and hiring of people with disabilities a reality

April 16, 2018

Register Now at Refreshed Link for PDI on April 17th and the Town Hall April 16th Evening

April 2, 2018

  Register Now!   https://www.123signup.com/register?id=hjqyg The 2018 PRA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 1709 April 16 Pre-PDI Evening Event 7 PM Town Hall: The Opioid Impact 6:30pm Free Refreshments& Networking Event followed by Opioid Impact multi video presentation and Open Discussion April 17th, 2018 Main Conference Overview Keynote Topic:  The Opioid Crisis &…

March 23, 2018

   Washington Alert – Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill     To: All Members of the National Rehabilitation Association From: Fredric Schroeder, Executive Director Subject: Washington Alert – Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill   The Congress has adopted a $1.3 spending bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year, September 30, 2018. The bill finally…

Town Hall meeting and PDI is Rescheduled for Monday evening April 16th and the PDI Conference on April 17th

March 22, 2018

Our Town Hall Meeting has been rescheduled for Monday evening April 16th and the PDI for Tue. April 17th at the Central Penn College Conference Center, off Valley Rd. in Summerdale, PA 17093 . All guests, participants, venders and speakers are being contacted on details regarding registration credit or refunds based on their attendance for these…