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Sign Language Basics: Talking with Your Hands (Webinar) – StarNet

This workshop will provide participants with the basic knowledge behind Sign Language of who, what, where, when, and why sign language is used. Participants will learn basic signs that will help them when working with individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or have not yet acquired language. All participants will be encouraged to actively... Read more »

Ligas Family Advocate Virtual Know Your Options

Join us for a short introduction to the Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver, including developmental disability support/service options, types of service management, and a review of core resources and support agencies. We will review key steps that families need to take in order to be prepared to participate in planning. The presentations will be... Read more »

Grupo de Apoyo (en Español) para Familias con hijos diagnosticados con Autismo (ASD)

Le invitamos a conocer los programas del Arc of Illinois para personas con discapacidades. Se ofrecerá dos (2) oportunidades.   Nuestra presentadora:  Sra. Rocío Perez  Directora Asst de Enlace del Programa ILS.    Envíe sus pregunta(s) sobre esta presentacion al buzon   Se REQUIERE registracion previa para recibir el enlace. Regístrese en para recibir el... Read more »

Trauma-Informed Care at Home

Presented by Anni Reinking Educators are often provided training or coursework focused on trauma-informed practices in classrooms. However, as children are home more, during a collective societal trauma, it is also important that trauma-informed care is embedded into home settings. So, how do families embed trauma-informed care into home environments? Or, how do educators help... Read more »

WOW Meeting – Financial Vision Board

Our guests from the National Disability Institute will be presenting.  We will be creating a Vision Board for our finances. Supplies Needed: Poster board or card stock paper or piece of paper Magazines (or you can draw your own images) Scissors Glue Markers     Join Zoom Meeting   Meeting ID: 810 6944 6373... Read more »

Special Education Rights Webinar: The Behavior Intervention Plan presented by Family Resource Center on Disabilities (FRCD)

Do you receive frequent phone calls from your child's school regarding his/her behavior? Perhaps you noticed some behavior concerns during remote learning. This training will discuss the components of the Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP), the purpose of the BIP, and steps to acquire one for your child if appropriate. Click on link to Register  

Zoom Under the Rainbow – SibShop

A Sibling Workshop is intended for the siblings of children with special needs to provide fun, education and peer support. Siblings between the ages of 5 to 15 are welcome to come and enjoy this action-packed and interactive event. All participants registered will receive an individual “Care Package” in the mail. Instructions for use will... Read more »

Music and Movement to Teach and Reach Early Childhood (Webinar) – StarNet

Developmentally appropriate content doesn’t have to be boring, preachy, or canned videos. We’ll share songs that engage, show flannel board visuals that grab attention, pair books with music that extends physical skills, AND cover curricular content. Miss Carole will share her Zoom Rules for Engagement – should we still need them. Active music lifts spirits!... Read more »