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Restrained and Secluded: How a Change in Perspective for Students With Disabilities and Simple Science Can Change Everything

Students with disabilities—in addition to Black and brown children and children with a trauma history—are more likely to be restrained, secluded, suspended, expelled, and subjected to corporal punishment. Their behaviors are often misunderstood, and outdated behavioral management approaches are simply not working. Being the parent or caregiver of a misunderstood child can be difficult. They... Read more »


Sharing a Vision Conference

Embassy Suites East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center 100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria, IL

Multiple Days October 4-6 2023 This exceptional virtual conference is planned to meet the needs of early childhood professionals and families in the state and is coordinated by the Illinois Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, in collaboration with the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Human... Read more »

IL ABLE Accounts: What Illinois Agencies and Disability Service Providers Need to Know


Agenda This webinar is exclusively for staff and leadership of disability service providers and agencies who serve individuals with disabilities in these roles: • Agent under power of attorney • Guardian • Social Security representative payee IL ABLE Accounts are an important savings tool for your clients to save money and stop spending their needed... Read more »

NAVIGATING THE Neurodiverse World Workshop

the Bureau County Metro Center 837 Park Ave W., Princeton, IL, United States

TACA: The Autism Community in Action will bring to a workshop to learn about Assistive Technology, the Arc of Illinois, Estate Planning, and Neurodiversity in the workplace.  You will hear from the Illinois Respite Coalition and from TACA on Social Security. You will listed to Catherine Whitcher, Master IEP Coach- “Dive deep into the realities... Read more »


Resources for Families…The More You Know – Webinar


The more parents and professionals know about resources, the better they are to help their child and the families that they work with. Join us as we highlight two amazing and free resources that are available to families who have children with disabilities in the state of Illinois. Our first resource we will be highlighting... Read more »

ILS & F2F Webinar Series: Focus on Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (SRAL)

The audience will be able to: Understand the patient population served at SRAL Describe the services available to patients at SRAL and how to access them. Presenter: Chris Lau Chris Lau is a Licensed Social Worker in outpatient pediatrics at the SRAL since 2008. Chris supports patients and their families as they navigate disability throughout... Read more »

Fall Festival

The Rust Belt 533 12th Avenue, East Moline, IL, United States

Free for People with Disabilities and Their Families Games and Food: We will have a variety of games and prizes along with a FREE meal while supplies last. Non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase! The only requirement is that you have fun! Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to a local pantry. Questions? Call... Read more »


Linkages Community Education – Special Needs Trust and Love: Showing my child love through my advance care plan


Attorney Tamara Kushnir Groman and Rabbi Michelle Stern join together to discuss some of the challenges to legal planning alongside ways to personalize the process. We will explain the use of powers of attorney, trusts, and guardianship to plan for the future of your loved ones. In this discussion, we will introduce the Letter of... Read more »