Dear ,Plan on joining us for The Arc’s Annual Convention, April 23-24 at the Hilton in Lisle.

Our convention will feature twenty five presentation featuring best practice and national
trends. Topics including:

“If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It”
Tim Harris


“Digging For Treasure in People (Without Getting Buried Alive)”
Caroline McGraw


“Rebalancing The Big Picture:
A Real Turning Point for Illinois”
Director Kevin Casey, Director Sheila Romano,
Tony Records

The Ligas Consent Decree! The Governor’s Rebalancing Initiative! Employment First!
Federal Home & Community Rule Changes! The 1115 Medicaid Transformation Waiver! The
Blueprint for System Redesign! The Illinois Disability System is on its way to major changes
in the way it supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This session
will highlight the way the current community system will have to retool to keep up with these
changes and build inclusive communities.

“Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Illinois”
Stephanie Altman, J.D.
Back By Popular Demand Anthony and Nick Billups

Complete program and registration information

Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)