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S.O.S. – Support Our Siblings

Zoom

Presented by Family Matters Parent Training & Information Center Join to learn how to better understand "why" and "how" to offer ongoing support to siblings.   Register HERE

Envision Illinois: Uniting Disability and Domestic Violence Services to Achieve Safety, Justice and Healing

Virtual

Domestic Violence takes place within relationships, yet it often goes unrecognized and hidden from view. Envision Illinois is a collaborative project that brings together self-advocates, domestic violence and disability organizations across Illinois to transform services for people with disabilities and Deaf people who have experienced domestic violence in ways that support safety, justice and healing.... Read more »

ABLE Accounts: Benefits of Having One and How They Work (presented by JCFS Chicago)

Zoom

ABLE accounts can offer individuals with disabilities a path toward greater financial independence by providing an ability to plan, save, and spend money on services, products, and education while preserving their benefits (eg: Medicaid, SSI, SSDI). Join us as presenter Rosemary Laudani from the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office answers these and many other questions: Who... Read more »

ASCI Santa Meet & Greet

Hope Pavillion 5220 South 6th Street, Springfield, IL

Meet and Greet with Santa - Hosted by Autism Support of Central Illinois Located at Hope Pavillion ASCI has two options available this year for the Santa event: 1) Drive-thru style, similar to the past two years, from 10:30 - 11:00 2) Inside Hope Pavillion with crafts, a letter-writing station, and pictures with Santa from... Read more »

El programa Liderazgo de la defensa de los padres

Zoom

PAL 2022 FRCD Family matters ¿Es usted padre o madre de un niño con discapacidad o un miembro de la comunidad interesado en adquirir un sólido conocimiento del sistema deeducación especial? El programa Liderazgo de la defensa de los padres (PAL, por su sigla en inglés) es una serie de capacitaciones gratuitas creadas para ayudar... Read more »

Programa Ligas Family Advocate Talleres en Español: Conoce Tus Opciones!

Para los individuos seleccionados de PUNS en el 2021, sus familiares y defensores, venga con nosotros! Y aquellos que ya recibieron la carta de notificación temprana en Diciembre 2021 para la selección de 2022. En estos talleres les presentaremos como preparar para su cita con la agencia coordinadora de servicios, vamos a explorar los beneficios... Read more »

Skills For Effective Parent Advocacy: Special Education Rights Webinar

Virtual

Are you tired of getting the run-around while wading through an alphabet soup of acronyms? Are you frustrated because you are unsure of how to help your child struggling in school? Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy will provide you with these important tools: Going from frustration to empowerment; Who is an advocate and why become... Read more »

El programa Liderazgo de la defensa de los padres

Zoom

PAL 2022 FRCD Family matters ¿Es usted padre o madre de un niño con discapacidad o un miembro de la comunidad interesado en adquirir un sólido conocimiento del sistema deeducación especial? El programa Liderazgo de la defensa de los padres (PAL, por su sigla en inglés) es una serie de capacitaciones gratuitas creadas para ayudar... Read more »

An Introduction to CAP (Client Assistance Program) at Equip for Equality

Hosted by Family Matters Parent Training & Information Center This training will provide an overview of services available through the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS), Centers for Independent Living (CILS) and the Client Assistance Program (CAP) now housed at Equip for Equality. We will discuss how CAP at EFE can help you access services and... Read more »

ILS Lunchtime Webinar – Celebrating the Holidays on your Terms

Zoom

In this presentation, we will discuss strategies, tips and techniques that Parents/Caregivers can use when dealing with the stress that Holidays and special events can bring. We will share ideas to implement, things to consider, sensory strategies, and de-stress techniques that can be used daily, or as needed. Featured Speaker: Roseann Slaght Roseann Slaght has... Read more »