Mon - Thurs: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Statewide Best Practices and Home Based Services Conference

“Welcome and Mission of the Family Support Network” presented by Shirley Perez, Program Director, The Arc Family Support Network; and Shakari Aasbury, The Arc FSN and Ligas Liaison

“Updates/Concerns for Family Support” presented by Meg Cooch, Executive Director

“Ligas Family Advocate Program” presented by Mary Dixon and Megan Mutti, Ligas Family Advocates

“Role of SDA” presented by Eliza Jones, Clearbrook

“Role of the Independent Service Coordination Agency (ISC)” presented by Patty O’Brien, DDD Program Manager, Suburban Access

“What is the Medicaid Waiver and How it Works” presented by Derek Hedges, Division’s Waiver Manager and Supervisor of the Medicaid Waiver Unit; and Andrea Medley, Strategic Planning Unit Supervisor, DDD

“What Do We Do Now” – Disability Service Systems Past 2020″ presented by John Agosta, Executive Vice-President, Human Services Research Institute (HRSI); and Yoshi Kardell, Policy Analyst with HSRI

“Meet Your Fiscal Agent” presented by Tasha Whiteside, Director of Illinois Operations for ACES$ Financial Management Services