Plan on joining us for The Arc of Illinois 65th Annual Convention
April 22-23 at the Hilton in Lisle.
Our convention will feature twenty five presentations featuring best practice and national trends. 
DAY 1:  -2 Keynote Presentations
-1 Luncheon Presentation
-12 different Breakout Presentations to choose from.  
Keynote Presentations

“Making a Difference in a Changing World: Invent the Future!”
Derrick DuFresne

“The Promise and Possibility of Employment First and Employment for All”
Mike Callahan


Luncheon Presentation

“The Story of ACTIVATE HERE!: An Adventure in Self-Advocacy and Collaboration”
Diana Braun & Alice Elliott


Breakout Session Topics Include:
The Self-Advocacy Movement
Legal Future Planning
Parenting Methods
Ligas Updates
Sexual Self-Advocacy
Transition Tools
Government Benefits
CMS Rules
How to be active in the IEP process.


DAY 2:  -1 Keynote Presentation
                 -1 Luncheon Presentation 
                 -12 different Breakout Presentations to choose from.
 Keynote Presentation

“The Ligas Decree After Four Years: Is the Honeymoon Over?”
Tony Records

Luncheon Presentation

“A Life Worth Living”
Bridget Brown

Breakout Session Topics Include:
Inclusive lives in the Community
Aspects of the Criminal Justice System
Creating Supportive Housing
Employment First
Inclusion for Preschoolers
PUNS and Access to Adult Services
Microboard Involvement
Planning to Prevent Complications

There is still time to register!  You can do so by registering online or filling out a registration form and sending it to The Arc of Illinois or fax it to 815-464-5292.

Click Here to Register Online


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