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VIP Sponsor

Contact IL ABLE at (888) 609-8683 or

IL ABLE Accounts make it possible for people with disabilities and their families to save and invest their money for expenses related to living with a disability without risking public benefits such as SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and others. Money in an IL ABLE Account can be used to pay for a wide range of expenses related to living with a disability including education, health and wellness, personal support, and so much more. Learn more at

Keynote Sponsor

1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 300, Schaumburg, IL 60173-, 847-944-1325

The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification credentials graduate-level certified rehabilitation counselors (CRCs) in comprehensive, evidence-based, and ethical practices to equip youth and adults with every type of disability to live self-sufficient lives.

Rubin Law

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

Legal and future planning for Illinois families or individuals with special needs. Includes special needs trusts, Guardianship and alternatives, Powers of Attorney, benefits and navigating the “maze” of Children and Adult Services.

Champion Sponsor

EP!C 1913 W Townline Rd, Peoria, IL 61615 –, 309-691-3800

For over seventy years EP!C has provided educational, employment, residential, and clinical supports to people with cognitive differences. For over 35 years we’ve offered a unique residential program giving people the ability to choose the community they reside in. EP!C Host Homes matches adults of all ages to host families where they are supported in a home setting allowing them to become immersed in both community and home life with the help of a Provider.

901 Warrenville Rd, Suite 500, Lisle, IL

Life’s Plan Incorporated is an Illinois Non-Profit Trust Agency that helps families and individuals with disabilities set up and manage Special Needs Trusts. 

Life’s Plan offers Individuals with Disabilities options/choices in the selection of type of trust (Pooled/Individual) and Trusteeship in setting up managing their account.  There are affordable options in setting up a Special Needs Trust with our pooled trusts (1st Party and 3rd Party).  In addition, we can offer individual trust management to families who have set their own trust document as Sole or Co-Trustee.  We have that expertise with over 35 years’ experience in Special Needs Trust Management.

Special Needs Trusts insure families that their love one with disabilities is receiving all the critical lifetime supplemental care needs they need without jeopardizing state and federal benefit program that often provide for housing and primary care needs. 

Life’s Plan also offers presentation programs and materials to educate teachers, professionals, attorneys, individuals with disabilities and their families in understanding the critical importance of special need planning.  Life’s Plan Inc. also offers annually charitable grants to individuals here in Illinois for self-sufficiency purposes.

Low Minimums ($10,000) to start a Life’s Plan Pooled Trust, where other trustees will require a $500,000 to $1,000,000 minimum.

Feel Free to contact Scott Nixon, Executive Director – 630-628-7189 or by email at

1225 McBride, Morton Grove, IL 60035 – 847.269.3167

Tarrytown Expocare is a long-term care pharmacy that exclusively supports agencies who support individuals with IDD and behavioral health needs.

Inclusion Sponsors

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.

Association for Individual Development (AID) 309 New Indian Trail Court, Aurora, IL, 630.966.4000

Celebrating 62 years of providing customized, consumer focused programs and services in an equitable, inclusive manner, AID works with individuals with developmental, intellectual, mental and behavioral health challenges, those who have suffered a trauma, those experiencing immediate or chronic crises and those at risk to overcome personal, behavioral, societal and environmental barriers to achieve recovery, independence, self-reliance and to live the lives they choose. Operating in 7 counties in Northern Illinois, AID is accredited by CARF and AAS. In FY2023, AID served 5200 people in community-based programs.

2001 Butterfield Road, Ste 750, Downers Grove, IL 60515 –, 847.505.4373

For over 40 years, Molina Healthcare has been a purpose-driven company committed to improving the lives and well-being of our members, while making a positive impact in the communities we serve. Our mission, vision and values help lead every decision we make-from the CEO to our valued call center representatives.

901 Warrenville Road, Suite 500 Lisle, IL 60532630.620.2222

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. RGA’s mission is to create opportunities that empower people with disabilities to Reach, Grow, and Achieve.

Contact Pat Trebe, Director of Development/Community Relations, 708.888.7418,

Sertoma Centre, Inc. and New Star have officially merged, forming Sertoma Star Services. For a collective 125-plus years, the New Star and Sertoma Centre agencies have provided state-of-the-art services and programs to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Sertoma Star Services’s mission is to empower individuals with disabilities, their families, and those living with mental illness to achieve personal success by providing choices and opportunities. Our service area reaches those living in and around the Chicagoland area and northwest Indiana.

6 Lawrence Square, Springfield, IL, 217.321.2476

The Supportive Housing Providers Association knit’s its membership into a strong advocacy voice at both the state and federal levels of government. We are committed to advocating for the resources necessary to develop and operate supportive housing and the supportive services critically necessary to support the resident’s success in maintaining their housing. We offer our membership training and workshop opportunities related to the best practices of supportive housing development, operations, and the delivery of evidence-based practices of supportive services. SHPA strongly believes in the inclusion of Person’s with Lived Expertise in all aspects of our work and services, “Nothing For Us, Without Us”. Therefore, SHPA offers Peer Leadership Development providing an opportunity for Person’s with Lived Expertise to engage in SHPA activities and offer a platform for “Telling Their Truth.”

The Guided Tour: 7900 Old York Rd, Suite 111B, Elkins Park, PA, 19027 –, 215.782.1370

Since 1972, thousands of men and women with developmental differences have achieved greater independence through the travel experiences provided by The Guided Tour. The focus of The Guided Tour is to offer supervised vacations that provide a growth-producing experience in which our travelers are able to travel and socialize independent of their families and agencies.

Camp Lee Mar: 450 Route 590, Lackawaxen, PA, 215.658.1708

Camp Lee Mar is a special needs camp that offers a traditional overnight summer camp experience plus much more. Our campers with special needs enjoy all the fun and social experiences of a summer camp and gain valuable life skills. Our goal is the development of the whole child. our campers, ages 7-21, develop skills in the areas of independent living, social and communication skills, self-advocacy, and academics. The Camp Lee Mar team works with parents, their child and respective IEP, to create the best programming for a successful summer!


CaptionCall ATTN: EVENTS TEAM 4192 S Riverboat Road, Salt Lake, UT 84123 –,, 630.605.2394

Since 2011, CaptionCall by Sorenson, the largest call captioning provider in the U.S., has provided the no-cost service to people with hearing loss, keeping them independent so they can confidently communicate and stay connected. (833) 691-1600.

Caroline’s Birdie Tweets offers birdseed wreaths and ornaments to delight bird lovers of all ages!

100 N First Street, Springfield, IL 62777, 217.782.2438

The Community & Residential Services Authority’s (CRSA) mission is to promote a network of resources for Illinois youth with social and emotional health conditions to receive timely and appropriate access to the services they deserve.

DayOne Reliance Inc is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in 2007. We provide education and personalized case management opportunities to families of individuals with special needs through multiple Trust options without jeopardizing government benefits or entitlements.

11 E. Adams St, Suite 1002, Chicago, Il, 312. 939.3513

FRCD is here to help you: Learn about your Rights and Responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Make informed decisions about your child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP); Obtain appropriate services for your child; Communicate more effectively with school professionals; Come together with other parents who share your concerns and desires to make a difference; Learn more about Early Intervention and transition services; Effect positive change in your child’s school; Learn about what he or she needs to lead a productive and independent adult life.

101 Hempstead Pl, Suite 1A, Joliet, IL 60433 –, 708.702.5540

The purpose of High Tide Press is to enhance the lives of people with disabilities. We do that by publishing best and promising practices, promoting a productive, positive work culture, inspiring quality leadership performance, and introducing positive psychology to those working with people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

6103 Parkway Drive, Laurel, MD 20707 –, 610.389.3323

iCareManager is an easy-to-use, comprehensive EHR and data management software system designed specifically for organizations servicing the specialized needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brilliantly designed to be intuitive, iCM is easy to navigate, helping providers more efficiently manage individuals, staff, and locations.

Locations Statewide, Services Available in all Counties –, 309.671.3044

The Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy is an agency that advocates for the rights of individuals with disabilities in the state of Illinois. We provide this service through the Human Rights Authority, Office of State Guardian, Legal Advocacy Services and our Special Education Collaborative.

305 N Sterling St, Streator, IL, 708.465.2368

The Illinois Epilepsy Supports and Resources Project provides education, support accessing services, referral assistance and ongoing support groups for people with Epilepsy and their families. With funding from the Illinois Department of Human Services, Streator Unlimited and Blue Tower Solutions, work together, in Central and Northwest Illinois, to spread the word about the many types of seizures, seizure first aid and the supports, services and benefits available for people with Epilepsy in Illinois.

555 Skokie Blvd, Ste 500, Northbrook, IL 60062 –, 866.455.7377 x 106

The Illinois Respite Coalition will have information that highlights respite programs available to families throughout the state, as well as information about other helpful resources to receive and provide support to families in need of a break.

Campus Box 5300, Normal, IL 61790 –, 309.438.8982

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University is one of the largest and most respected special education programs in the country. We offer graduate and undergraduate programs in Learning Behavior Specialist and Blindness/Low-Vision and an undergraduate program in Deaf/Hard of Hearing. In addition, we are addressing the special education teacher shortage through our PULSE program and Learning Behavior Specialist 1 minor. The PULSE program is designed for special education paraprofessionals with at least 2 years of classroom experience seeking to earn their Bachelor’s degree in Special Education and their Professional Educator’s License (PEL) with a Learning Behavioral Specialist 1 endorsement.  Our Learning Behavior Specialist minor will prepare ISU general education majors on inclusive practices so they can apply for a Learning Behavior Specialist endorsement. We value inclusive education and are committed to prepare educators on research-based practices to create classrooms where everyone can be successful.

3024 N Ashland Ave. PO Box 57234, Chicago, IL 60657 –, 866.333.OVIE

Ovie makes LightTags – food freshness trackers that make it so simple to have confidence and clarity about the food in your fridge. Using a simple stop light system (green – freshly tagged, yellow – one day left, red – stop), Ovie takes the guesswork out of meal planning and prioritization.

1811 High Grove Lane Suite 139, Naperville, IL 60540 –, 630.579.4325

Home and Community Based Support Services for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Services include: MyCare Home Support, MyDay Adult Day Program, MyClub Adult Community Program and MyClinic On-Site Clinical Services. We provide a personalized, concierge-approach to services, advocacy, and working with individuals and families.

Our website:

Link to Home Support:

Link to MyDay:

Link to MyClub:

1520 Clay St, North Kansas City, MO 64116 –

SETWorks is a leading-edge Electronic Health Records (EHR) software, meticulously designed for organizations serving individuals with disabilities. Our robust platform offers a comprehensive suite of tools that streamline documentation, enhance client management and facilitate seamless communication. By integrating innovative technology with a deep understanding of the unique needs in disability services, SETWorks empowers organizations to deliver exceptional care and support, while ensuring compliance and operational efficiency. Visit us online at or stop by our booth to learn more about how SETWorks can transform the way you support and uplift those with disabilities.

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Social Security Administration “Overview of Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income” Presentation will provide an overview of Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) including eligibility requirements and application process. Presentation will also highlight Social Security online services.

Seguro Social- “Descripción General de la Discapacidad del Seguro Social y la Seguridad de Ingreso Suplementario” Esta presentación brindará una descripción general sobre la Discapacidad del Seguro Social y la Seguridad de Ingreso Suplementario (SSI), incluidos los requisitos de elegibilidad y el proceso de solicitud. La presentación también destacará los servicios en línea del Seguro Social.

For additional information about SSI please see the following link: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) | SSA

Please use the following link to learn about our online services: my Social Security | SSA

605 E Willow, Normal, IL 61761 –, 815.739.2052

Provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community.

2820 McFarland Rd, Rockford, IL 61107 –, 815.965.3455

The Arc of Winnebago, Boone and Ogle Counties serves over 200 adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families each month through a wide variety of programs, services and activities including: Resource and Referral, Guardianship Assistance, Home Based Support Service Facilitation, Money Management/Rep Payee, Counseling Skills Training, Social Activities, Outreach and Education, and Advocacy.

The Arc of Winnebago, Boone, and Ogle Counties is proud to share the artwork made in our “Project Art” program through cards, bookmarks, prints, jewelry, and much more!

507 E. Armstrong Ave., Peoria, IL 61603 –, 844.910.0770

The Autism Collective provides free care coordination & family navigation services to anyone in Illinois who has or is seeking a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. We also unite caregivers, educators, medical providers, & advocates to promote autism education, acceptance, & inclusion throughout our communities. We’re here to help you navigate the complex web of care compassionately and efficiently. For more information, call 844-910-0770 or email us at

333 Kennedy Rd, Suite R101, Torrington, CT, 06790

Person centered solutions your organization can use to support agency workflows, communication, compliance, organizational outcomes, and revenue management.

1411 Opus Place, Suite 210, Downers Grove, IL 60515 –, 630.333.4888

As a parent of an adult self-advocate, I know the unique issues faced by the disability community. Previously a statewide advocate and coordinator, I worked with families on person centered planning and special education advocacy. Now as a financial advisor, I am passionate about helping families achieve financial clarity and develop holistic plans to meet their personal goals. I believe in using money as a tool to provide reassurance to loved ones and give back to the community.

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