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Thank you to our Sponsors!

PRESENTING SPONSOR
TAP

5220 S 6th St Rd, Suite 2400 Springfield, IL 62703 217.953.0894

As the largest comprehensive statewide program in the country dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with ASD and their families, TAP provides a variety of resources and services. As a collaboration of agencies, TAP is able to offer services that respond  to the unique needs of different communities across Illinois.


KEYNOTE SPONSOR
Rubin Law

1110 West Lake Cook Road, Suite 165 Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 847.279.7999

Rubin Law firm, since 1982, dedicated to special needs legal and future planning for our fellow Illinois  families of children and adults with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and/or mental illness. Attorney Brian Rubin, a fellow parent, is Immediate Past President of The Arc of Illinois, and Attorney Benji Rubin, a fellow sibling, is a member of The Arc of Illinois Board of Directors, and President of SIBS, the Illinois chapter of the Sibling Leadership Conference, the national organization of siblings of individuals with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and/or mental illness.


CHAMPION SPONSORS
Comcast

1500 McConnor Parkway Schaumburg, IL 60173 630.240.8076

Internet Essentials is a program dedicated to Bridging the Digital Divide. Qualified low income individuals are provided high speed internet and training at a discounted price. 

Life's Plan

901 Warrenville Road, Suite 500 Lisle, IL 60532 630.628.7189

Life’s Plan, Inc. is a trustee service which offers financial planning and life care management in trusts for people with disabilities.  Our trustee services are available to individuals, their families and professionals in setting up an OBRA D4C Pooled Trust account or a Third Party Pooled Special Needs pooled trust.  Life’s Plan, Inc. can also manage individual special needs trust for families in providing supplemental supports and added financial benefits for a beneficiary with special needs.


ADVOCATE SPONSOR
ACES

7820 Graphics Tinley Park, IL 60477 708.532.3319

ACES$ Financial Management Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Northeast Pennsylvania   Center for Independent Living, is a consumer-directed payroll management solution for Medicaid  recipients and their caregivers. As a Center for Independent Living, we have decades of experience serving seniors as well as people with disabilities. CIL’s ACES$ Financial Management Services empowers consumers by handling the administrative employer functions of payroll for them. Additionally, the experience is simple and convenient for personal service workers. ACES$ is highly regarded by consumers for our efficient onboarding process as well as our outstanding customer service. Notably, ACES$ delivers a great cost savings to Medicaid programs and the states with which we work.

Family Benefit Solutions

1110 W. Lake Cook Road., Suite 196 Buffalo Grove, IL  60089 847.279.8506

Family Benefit Solutions is dedicated to the protection and financial well being of families with    special needs and seniors. We help secure and maintain available benefit assistance programs (SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare, HBWD, 1619, etc.) and help to preserve the family’s resources. We offer    complimentary seminars for families and for professionals to help them navigate the government benefit arena.

Since 1945, Mutual of America has provided 403(b), 401(a), 457 & 401(k) retirement plan services for non-profit, health and human service organizations. We currently manage over $20 billion of retirement plan assets for groups and individuals and recently made administrative and recordkeeping changes to accommodate the new legislation under the CARES Act.

We are providing CARES Act webinars for our clients and non-profit association members to help guide them through the new coronavirus-related legislation and the impact on the plan sponsors and participants. 

Sage Planning

910 Skokie Blvd, Suite 102 Northbrook, IL 60062 847.509.4300

Are you prepared? Come learn about critical issues to plan for the future for parents and their adult child from a financial planner, The Arc of Illinois Board Member and Speaker. Sign up to receive a free retirement checklist and 30 minute phone consultation.


SUPPORTER SPONSOR

1615 Estes Ave. Des Plaines, IL 60018, 312.720.0305

Therap Services is a comprehensive Electronic Health Record, complete with Billing, Health Tracking/MAR, Goal Tracking and reporting, EW/Scheduling, Incident Reporting, and more!

EXHIBITORS

Amberstone

Art Hand painted artistic expressions with alcohol ink on tiles and other found objects.

Amberstone Pottery

ICYMI: A mother and son teamed up to create some very colorful art in Pana. Steve Nichols Wand-Tv shows us through his lens the creations made by Amberstone Pottery.

Posted by WAND-TV NewsCenter 17 on Sunday, October 21, 2018

1364 County Road 100 East Neoga, IL 62447 217.895.2341

Camp New Hope, Inc. is a 501 c 3 Not-for-profit organization that provides year-round recreational program for people with developmental disabilities. Our mission is to provide affordable, quality programs and exceptional services in a caring environment and new hope for people with developmental disabilities, while providing parent and family support. Child and adults ages eight to eighty plus have been enjoying Residential Summer camps, Day Camps, Respite Weekends, boat rides, trail rides, trikes and more since 1974! See what Camp New Hope in Neoga, Illinois has to offer you!

Camp New Hope

Cherry Hill

101 Hempstead Place 1A Joliet, IL 60433 779.702.5540

High Tide Press publishes books for Leadership Development, IDD, ADHD, Person Centered Planning for Human Services Workers. Cherry Hill Books provides a wide selection of carefully picked books at conferences and online for families and human services providers. Featuring new books on ADHD, Human Rights, Abuse and Neglect, Corporate Culture, Gossip, The Power of Voce and many others. Visit the bookstore for the latest publications and book specials.  www.CherryHillHighTide.com


DirectCourse is an e-learning curriculum suite designed to inspire, elevate and professionalize the unlicensed direct care workforce.

Comprised of 5 curricula sets, the first of which was College of Direct Support!

We have since partnered with 3 additional University Centers of Excellence to develop these curricula:

  • College of Employment Services
  • College of Recovery and Community Inclusion
  • College of Personal Assistance and Caregiving
  • Person Centered Counseling

Illinois DHS has approved all courses within College of Direct Support for use in meeting training requirements.

To browse our full DirectCourse catalog, CLICK HERE

Please contact Olivia Sullivan at 860-202-4237 or o.sullivan@elsevier.com for a free trial login, schedule a 1:1 platform demo and to answer any questions.

Sponsors

Day One Reliance

Day One Reliance

2320 Dean Street, Suite 101A, St. Charles, IL 60175 630.797.5096

DayOne Reliance is an organization providing education and personalized care management opportunities to  families of individuals with special needs through multiple trust options without jeopardizing  government benefits or entitlements.


36100 Genesee Lake Road Oconomowoc, WI 53066 262.569.5510 www.GeneseeLakeSchool.com

Genesee Lake School is a nationally recognized school dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, neurological disorders, or emotional disturbances. In addition, we offer specialized programs for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, and Complex Trauma. As a Council on Accreditation certified residential treatment program, we follow an individualized, person-centered, and integrated team approach, emphasizing positive behavioral support, therapeutic relationships, and developmentally appropriate practices. Our 160 acre campus in the wooded Wisconsin countryside is a calm and nurturing setting where students from around the country gain the skills and experiences necessary to successfully return to their families, school districts, and communities. Our goal at Genesee Lake School is to provide an innovative and enriching environment for the students in our care to learn and experience all that life can offer. To provide a place to grow.

Illinois Representative: Uli Senz 3166 N. Lincoln Avenue  Suite 311 Chicago IL  60657  T:773.388.2795  Cell: 262.490.0464  F:773.388.2691 uli.senz@geneseelakeschool.com


Statewide, 1.866.274.8023

The Human Rights authority is the investigative arm of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission. The Authority investigates alleged violations of the rights of persons with disabilities by providers of services.


Illinois ABLE Office of the Illinois Treasurer

400 W Monroe, Suite 401 Springfield, IL 62704 217.524.1778

Illinois ABLE—Achieving a Better Life Experience — accounts that change the way individuals with disabilities and their families can participate in the community; ABLE accounts change the way they plan for their financial futures; ABLE accounts easy to open; ABLE accounts are easy to manage; ABLE accounts are controlled by the account owner; ABLE accounts are used to help with everyday living expenses and long term purchase plans; ABLE accounts allow for savings and investment that are tax deductible; ABLE accounts did not prevent account owners from receiving SSI/SSDI. 


ILLINOIS CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

100 South Grand Ave., East Springfield, IL 62704, 1.800.641.3929 

The Client Assistance Program (CAP) helps people who are getting services, or who are trying to get services from the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program and/or the Centers for Independent Living that receive federal funds. CAP is available to help answer  questions about your services or to help resolve problems or disagreements you might have with your rehabilitation program.

Spanish Version

710 Medtronic Parkway MS 35-02-51 Minneapolis, MN 55432

DBS Therapy for Epilepsy carefully delivers controlled electrical stimulation directly to the specific areas of the brain involved with seizures through a small implanted device similar to a cardiac pacemaker.

Sara's Story
Deep Brain Stimulation

850 Warrenville Road Lisle, IL 60532 630.874.4474

National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. We offer more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. National Louis University was founded on the principle that a quality education can transform lives, careers and communities.


PACE

122 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60603

P.A.C.E. at NLU is a three-year post-secondary program which is designed to meet the transitional needs for young adults with multiple intellectual, learning and developmental disabilities. P.A.C.E. is one of the leading residential-based programs in the country that integrates employment preparation, independent living skills coaching, functional academic courses and social development into a curriculum that prepares students for independent living through experiential learning.

Register Here for Virtual Admissions Days


550 W. Algonquin Road Arlington Heights, IL 60005 847.228.2451

Pace Suburban Bus is the premier suburban transit provider, safely and efficiently moving people to work, school, and other regional destinations. Pace’s family of public transportation services offer affordable and environmentally responsible transit options for the residents of 284 municipalities in Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The backbone of Chicago’s suburbs, Pace serves tens of thousands of daily riders. One of the largest bus services in North America, Pace covers 3,677 square miles, an area nearly the size of the state of Connecticut and about 15 times the size of the City of Chicago. Pace’s innovative approach to public transportation gives the agency a national reputation as an industry leader.


901 Warrenville Road, Suite 500 Lisle, IL 60532 630.628.7170

Ray Graham Association is a non-profit organization that serves nearly 2,000 people with disabilities and their families throughout DuPage County and the surrounding area through five service areas: Residential, Employment, Life Skills, Recreational, and Family Support. Visit our exhibitors table to learn more about our Person-Centered Practices and RGA’s Mission: To create opportunities that empower people with disabilities to reach, Grow, and Achieve.


SIBS

7900 Oakview Ln Woodridge, IL 60517 708.989.3619

SUPPORTING ILLINOIS BROTHERS & SISTERS, S.I.B.S., IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WHOSE MISSION IS TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO SIBLINGS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN ILLINOIS THROUGHOUT THE LIFE SPAN BY CONNECTING THEM WITH INFORMATION, NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES, AND RESOURCES, IN ORDER TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THEIR ENTIRE FAMILIES.   S.I.B.S. began with the dream of one sibling and grew into an established Illinois non-profit organization in 2007. While support and advocacy have been focused on parents and people with disabilities, siblings have often been left out of the conversation. Siblings play an important role in the lives of their brother or sister with disabilities and have their own unique needs and experiences that should be discussed and addressed. S.I.B.S. strives to partner with people with disabilities, parents, and providers in order to advocate with our siblings so that we can impact services. After all we are stronger together!


Tarrytown Expocare Pharmacy

8500 Shoal Creek Blvd, Bldg 3 Ste 200 Austin, TX 78660 512.617.7312

Tarrytown Expocare Pharmacy exclusively serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our goal is to lessen the burden of medication management from providers by proactively managing medication refills and prior authorizations. We work diligently to minimize cost as well as reduce workload through the use of our proprietary online portal and mobile app.  


William Frick & Company

2600 Commerce Dr Libertyville, IL 60060 847.918.3700

Efficiently collect verifiable data to complete your necessary documentation and maintain accurate records. SmartCAT, a HIPAA secured cloud based mobile data collection platform allows you to record patient observations, case notes and audits easily and securely. Pairing it with RFID technology enables you to provide proof or presence and pre-populate patient information into the forms to minimize human error. SmartCAT is available for both iOS and Android devices.