News & Updates from Barber National Institute

Jewelry Purchase Can Make a Difference

Jewelry Purchase Can Make a Difference

Posted on November 14th, 2017 at 9:07 AM

Shoppers can make a donation to the Barber Foundation with every purchase of "Embrace the Difference" jewelry,

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Renovations Provide Room to Change

Renovations Provide Room to Change

Posted on November 13th, 2017 at 8:56 AM

A $4.2 million renovation of our Adult Day Services building, at the foot of East Avenue, removed walls and updated the space with new lighting, electrical and heating and cooling systems and other features.

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2017 Frontline Manager of the Year

2017 Frontline Manager of the Year

Posted on October 25th, 2017 at 1:25 PM

Jenifer Wolfram has been awarded the 2017 Western Region Frontline Manager of the Year at the Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability (PAR) Conference.

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Disability Employment Awareness Month

Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted on October 19th, 2017 at 4:22 PM

October is the month we celebrate  Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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New Playground Unveiled for Younger Students

New Playground Unveiled for Younger Students

Posted on September 29th, 2017 at 4:18 PM

Young students returning to classes at the Barber National Institute had more to be excited about than just the start of a new school year.  They would soon be greeted by the opening of a new playground specially designed for preschool and early grade students. 

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Social Safety Presentation Oct. 18

Social Safety Presentation Oct. 18

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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