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Illinois Life Span Program Monthly Webinars

After each monthly webinar, a copy of the presentation as well as any additional resources will be posted here. Please note that the information presented was accurate and up to date at the time it was presented. We have archived past webinars for informational purposes but cannot guarantee the accuracy of webinar information after the presentation date.

Joint F2F HIC – ILS Webinars – 2023


January 10, 2023 – Pathways to Success, A New State Program for Medicaid Enrolled Children/Teens Under Age 21 with Complex Behavioral Health Needs
Presented by Kristine Herman, HFS Bureau Chief, Behavioral Health

Please click here for the recording: Pathways to Success, A New State Program for Medicaid Enrolled Children/Teens Under Age 21 with Complex Behavioral Health Needs

PowerPoint presentation: Pathways to Success, A New State Program for Medicaid Enrolled Children/Teens Under Age 21 with Complex Behavioral Health Needs


Monthly ILS Webinars – 2022


December 13, 2022 – Celebrating the Holidays on Your Terms!
Presented by Roseann Slaght (Child Development and Family Resource Specialist for StarNet)
Please click here for the recording: Celebrating the Holidays on Your Terms
Please click here for the powerpoint presentation: Celebrating the Holidays on Your Terms


November 15, 2022 – 708/377 Community Mental Health Boards
Presented by Allen Doederlein (Berwyn IL), Lynn Canfield (Champaign County IL), Ron Melka (Lyons Township, IL)
Please click here for the recording: Community Mental Health Boards
Please click here for the powerpoint presentation: Community Mental Health Boards


October 13, 2022 – Virtual Support Groups
Presented by Liza Curiel (Latinas United in Love for Autism LULA), E Marie Herbert (IPADD UNITE), Susan Agrawal (MFTD Waiver Families)
Please click for the recording: Virtual Support Groups
Please click here for slides: LULA
Please click here for slides: IPADD UNITE
Please click here for slides: MFTD Waiver Families


September 20, 2022 Easterseals: Social Enterprise at Easter Seals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford
Presented by Jason Reis, Employment Services Coordinator Autism Services/HarrysButtons.com at Easterseals
Please click here for the recording: Easterseals Social Enterprise
Please click here for slides: Easterseals Social Enterprise


September 13, 2022 – Easterseals (ES) Central IL: A Focus on Specialized Pediatric Therapy and Other Services
Presented by Molly Hogeboom, Community Engagement Manager
Please click here for the recording: Easterseals Central IL
Please click here for the PDF presentation: Easterseals Central IL


August 9, 2022 – Supported Decision Making
Presented by Teresa Parks, Krescene Beck, and Adam Wiser
Please click here for the recording: Supported Decision Making
Please click here for the presentation: The Alliance – Supported Decision Makin


July 12, 2022 – Natural Ties
Presented by Emily Carnes, 3rd year Medical Student LUMC Stritch School of Medicine
Please click here for recording: Natural Ties
Please click here for presentation: Natural Ties