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ILS Lunchtime Webinar – The HCBS Final Rule: Countdown to Implementation, Presented by Tavarus Wesley and Leanne Mull

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for our October 13th ILS Lunchtime Webinar -The HCBS Final Rule:  Countdown to Implementation. The webinar is scheduled for Oct 13, 2020 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada).

Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Our presenters for this webinar are Leanne Mull, Blue Tower Solutions, Inc. and Tavarus Wesley, Arc Board member ICDD member, Alliance Board Chair.

Tavarus and Leanne will provide an overview of the HCBS setting rule and give examples of how families, people receiving services, ISC’s and provider agencies can work together to implement the new rule. There will also be an update on the Illinois Transition Plan.

About the Presenters:
Tavarus Wesley is President of the self-advocacy group PossABILITY Partners. He also serves as the Alliance board chair, is a member of The Arc of Illinois board of directors and is a member of the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities.  Tavarus is a graduate of the Alliance Ambassador self-advocacy training program and a Partners in Policymaking-IL graduate. Tavarus is an accomplished presenter regularly speaking at the Illinois Speak Up and Speak Out Summit, and has presented at the National Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Conference and at the Tennessee Mega Conference.  In addition to his advocacy work Tavarus is a long-time staff member on the maintenance team at New Star Services.

Leanne Mull has been supporting people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to achieve their dreams for over 20 years. She spent the first 15 years at a traditional agency in a variety of roles.  Leanne believes that the key to meaningful lives for people who receive services is to encourage, empower and enlighten the staff who work for them.  As co-director of Blue Tower Solutions, Inc. Leanne fulfills that dream as a national speaker, writer and consultant improving organizations and systems supporting people with disabilities. Additionally, Leanne serves as Vice-President on the Board of the Arc of Illinois and as a Quality Enhancement Specialist for CQL.


October 13
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Illinois Life Span Program