News & Updates from Barber National Institute

Social Safety Presentation for Adults

Social Safety Presentation for Adults

Posted on September 22nd, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or other special needs often face unique dangers when they are out in the community or online. The Barber National Institute will offer a free presentation specially developed for adults to help them learn strategies for staying safe.

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Barber Institute Celebrates DSP Week

Barber Institute Celebrates DSP Week

Posted on September 12th, 2017 at 1:30 PM

Barber Institute Celebrates DSP Week

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Spectrum Playing at ESO Dance

Spectrum Playing at ESO Dance

Posted on September 12th, 2017 at 12:57 PM

A Pittsburgh band comprised of adults with autism will perform at the kick off dance for Expanding Social Opportunities (ESO) program at the Barber National Institute on Friday, Sept. 15.

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LifeCourse For Families

LifeCourse For Families

Posted on July 21st, 2017 at 10:27 AM

Supported by the PA Office of Developmental Programs Presents... An Everyday Life for All: An Overview of the LifeCourse Framework

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Beast Adapted Course Registration Open

Beast Adapted Course Registration Open

Posted on July 7th, 2017 at 1:39 PM

It's back and better than ever! The fifth annual Barber Beast on the Bay Adapted Course is Saturday, Sept. 9 at Waldameer Park.

 

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Success at Bike Camp

Success at Bike Camp

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 at 9:32 AM

Another successful Bike Camp! Thanks to donors to the Barber Foundation for funding this experience and helping children learn to ride!

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Ball Chair Couple Announced

Ball Chair Couple Announced

Posted on June 26th, 2017 at 12:31 PM

Joe and Rhonda Schember have been devoted volunteers and supporters for many years, and we are honored to have them as chair couple for the 2017 Christmas Ball that will be held Dec. 9 at the Bayfront Convention Center.

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Swimmer Who Started at Barber Pool Inducted into Hall of Fame

Swimmer Who Started at Barber Pool Inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted on June 22nd, 2017 at 12:46 PM

Janine Calabrese, who learned to swim at the Barber National Institute Pool, was inducted into the Erie Sports Hall of Fame! Janine was a gold medal winner in swimming in the national Special Olympics!

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Tobii Dynavox Helps Students Improve Communication

Tobii Dynavox Helps Students Improve Communication

Posted on June 20th, 2017 at 12:20 PM

We are proud to be working with Tobii Dynavox on research to help our students improve communication.

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Shillelagh Golf Tournament Winners

Shillelagh Golf Tournament Winners

Posted on June 20th, 2017 at 8:45 AM

More than 130 golfers turned out at Riverside Golf Course in Cambridge Springs, PA on Thursday, June 15, 2017 to vie for the coveted top prize - an authentic shillelagh handcrafted in Ireland.

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