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PADES, PA Disability Employment & Empowerment Summit, aims to bring together employers, related government agencies, service providers and people with disabilities, to discuss challenges, opportunities, case studies of programs of excellence, advancements in adaptive technology, supports, suggestions for systems improvements, and other important topics.

PADES 2014

Our Third Year Running


Thank you to all the participants for making PADES 2014 a huge success. As we had promised during the event, we have put up some presentations from PADES 2014 (note to presenters: please send us a PowerPoint or PDF version of your materials if you can).

Photo Gallery 2014

Sep 8-10, 2014


  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 2

Look forward to seeing our visitors and speakers at Radisson Harrisburg.

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, Camp Hill, PA

Hotel rooms are available at a discount rate of $88 plus tax by calling 717-763-7117.Please mention “PADES” to receive the discount rate. See you there!

PADES 2014

The Governor’s Cabinet for People with Disabilities is pleased to present a comprehensive, progressive summit on healthcare, employment, education, transportation, and housing for people with disabilities.

Registation for PADES 2014 is now open.

Registration Closed

Please register before August 29.


PADES is also pleased to have offered a limited number of scholarships to self-advocates and their families who are residents of Pennsylvania for the cost of lodging at the hotel only.

From Last Year..