Family wellness & back to school fair

Family wellness & back to school fairFree health services and information for all in the family.
August 9, 2018 • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
3212 W. George • Corner of Kedzie & George

For more information:
(773) 278-2020 | www.SenatoririsYMartinez.com
(773) 267-2880 | www.Staterep40.com

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Children’s Services
•Back-to-School Physicals
•Child Immunizations (must bring child’s records)
•School Bags/Supplies
•All Kids Health Insurance Registration (please bring one pay stub)
•Dental screenings & services
•Children’s Identification cards

Adult Services
•City of Chicago CityKey Program
•All Kids, Family Care & Moms and Babies Health Insurance Registration
•Blood Pressure Screenings
•Glucose Screenings
•Cholesterol Screenings
•Drug Abuse Information
•Learn about agencies & services
•Secretary of State (State IDs & Vehicle stickers)
•CountyCare Health Insurance Registration
Free giveaways and special guest surprises!

Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois presents 2017 Fall Workshops

LDA 2017

2017 LDA Workshop Series
REGISTER

September 9 What Is a Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate IEP?

Sara Jozwik, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Illinois State University

With the increasing population of students who are English Learners and who are identified as in need of special education, it is critical that the IEP team members understand how to write appropriate IEPs for our English Learners.Illinois State University

551 DeGarmo Hall
250 S. University Street
Normal, IL  61761

September 16 Legal Issues re: Students with Learning Disabilities and their IEPs

Matt Cohen, Attorney at Law

How do IEP team members write relevant and appropriate IEPs for students
with learning disabilities. What are some of the common mistakes in writing
IEPS that have been found in the courts. Come to learn about what you, as an
IEP team participant, need to know about crafting a meaningful IEP.

Saint Xavier University
4th floor Boardroom
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL
773-298-3000

September 23 Navigating the IEP Process – Guidance for Parents and Teachers

Kathleen Loftus, Ed.D., Adjunct Professor, NEIU
Steven Glink, Attorney at Law
This workshop focuses on the critical components of the IEP meeting,
including what needs to be included, what teachers should know, what parents
should ask, and what happens if you don’t agree with the decision of the other IEP team members. Also included are some components of the Transition Plan meeting for graduating high school students with IEPs.
NEIU is co-sponsoring this workshop.

Northeastern Illinois University
Lech Walesa Hall
5500 N. St. Louis
Chicago, IL 60625
773-583-4050

October 14 Why Kids Hate School: ADHD, Anxiety, Depression,
How to Approach Students Who Don’t Want to Be in Your Class

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Mike Viles, IL CEC, Clarissa Hug, Special Education Teacher of the Year

This workshop focuses on reluctant learners and why they don’t want to come
to school. It also will provide a whole array of strategies for working with
students who don’t want to come to school. How do you get them to come to
school and how do you keep them there?

Saint Xavier University
4th floor Boardroom
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL
773-298-3000

October 21 Putting the Bite in the BIP: Writing Effective Behavior Intervention Plans

Bev Johns, Professional Fellow, MacMurray College

This session is a must for all IEP team members working with students whose
behavior interferes with learning. How do you choose which behaviors to
focus on, how do you assess those behaviors, how do you write appropriate
present levels and goals pertaining to behavior, and how do you write an
effective and positive behavior intervention plan (BIP).

Saint Xavier University
4th floor Boardroom
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL
773-298-3000

November 18 Child-Family-Community:The Power Trio for English Learners with Disabilities

Meg Carroll, Ed.D., Professor, Saint Xavier University

When considering the needs of students who are English Learners, how do
parents, educators, and members of the community work together to meet the
students’ needs? Practical suggestions and resources.

Saint Xavier University
4th floor Boardroom
3700 W. 103rd Street
Chicago, IL
773-298-3000

Registration: 8:30 a.m. Workshop: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Registration Fees: Educators, $40/workshop for members and $50 for non-members.
Parents (not a teacher seeking professional development credit) = $25 for members and $35 for non-members.
Students = $25

Registration on site is additional $10 per workshop.
Refund Policy= registration fee less $20 if cancelled 10 days prior to workshop. No other refunds will be made
Registration fee covers the cost of handouts and continental breakfast

***New for this year: Special Educators who bring a General Educator with them each receive a 50% discount on their registration
Parent scholarships for membership and to attend workshops for free are available through the Janet Lerner Memorial Membership Scholarships. For details contact LDA of IL office.
Questions?
Contact LDA of Illinois at: LDAofIL@ameritech.net Register online at: www.ldail.com/
10101 South Roberts Road, Suite 205 Palos Hills, IL 60465 Tel: 708.430.7532

March with FRCD at the 14th Annual Disability Pride Parade!

Join Family Resource Center on Disabilities (FRCD) for a day of solidarity, awareness, and celebration of disability pride.

WHEN:
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Parade: 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Post Parade Festivities: 12:30 pm

WHERE:
We will meet at the staging area at  401 S. Plymouth Court at 10:15 a.m. Post-parade festivities will begin 12:30 p.m. at Daley Plaza at Washington and Dearborn.

The overall mission of the Disability Pride Parade is to change the way people think about and define “Disability”. Now is the time to promote the belief in society that Disability is a natural and beautiful part of human diversity in which people living with Disabilities can take pride.

Contact Paula Wills at paula.wills@frcd.org or call FRCD’s Office at 312-939-3513.

REGISTER:
There is no registration fee, but we ask that you register to march with FRCD.  If feasible, please wear purple t-shirts, but not mandatory.

INDIVIDUAL CONSULTS

Individual Consult FlyerIndividual Consults

Presented by Consuelo Puente and Maria Castillo, Family Resource Center on Disabilities

With extensive experience in special education issues and
activities, Consuelo is a creative and energetic attorney, bilingual parent
trainer, and the mother of two adult sons on the Autism Spectrum. Maria
Castillo is an active and experienced Parent Volunteer who specializes in
the needs of Spanish-speaking families.

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Place: Disability Resource Center, 77 N. 129th Infantry Drive Joliet, IL 60435

*Do you have a child in special education?
*Do you need assistance IN ENGLISH OR SPANISH in filling out forms?
*Do you have questions on topics such as parent and student rights under
the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act (IDEA,) IEPs, The

Transition Process, Transition Planning, Medicaid, Social Security, PUNS,
or Guardianship?

THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY!!

Contact Maria Castillo at maria.castillo@frcd.org or call her at 312-375- 8136 to reserve your free consultation time now!

Entrance is FREE, but please call to register!

Who We Are, What We do

FRCD T-ShirtDo you understand how the special education system works in Illinois? Family Resource Center on Disabilities is here for you to help you navigate this complex system. Learn what your local Parent Training and Information Center can do for you.

Research Study: Are you a parent of a student with an intellectual and/or developmental disability between the ages of 14-24?

Think Work LogoAre you a parent of a student with an intellectual and/or developmental disability between the ages of 14-24?

Are you interested in how Facebook Messenger might be used as a tool to coach families on planning for employment?

Please join us for a research study on how to increase family knowledge, attitudes and expectations around employment.

The purpose of this study is to test the impact of an individualized motivational communication strategy on planning for employment in the community. We are also exploring how individuals with I/DD and family members use information and supports to develop an employment vision and move from that vision to an employment outcome. All participants will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Amazon gift card in appreciation of their time and effort in participating in this study.

To register, or to get more information, please contact John at john.shepard@umb.edu or 617-287-4345. http://www.thinkwork.org/

Preparing for your Child’s Annual IEP Review

IEPPreparing for your Child’s Annual IEP Review

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

6:30-7:15 pm

Presented by Micki Moran, J.D., this webinar will help you prepare for your child’s annual IEP review by addressing the development of an agenda, measurable goals, setting priorities, related services and extended school year.
There will be time for Q&A.

Who should attend the webinar?
Parents
School Personnel
Service Providers
Therapists
Click here to REGISTER

For more information, call or email Karen Royko at 847-926-0101 or
karenr@lawforchild.com

Micki Moran
The Child & Family Law Center of the North Shore
1950 Sheridan Road, Suite 201
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone (847)926-0101
Fax (847)926-8500

www.lawforchild.com
www.specialneedsdivorceillinois.com
Kid’s Law Blog

Lunch and Learn Webinar: Dissecting the IEP Part 4: Accommodation and Modification

Collage of diverse familiesLunch and Learn Webinar: Dissecting the IEP Part 4: Accommodation and Modification

Do you find your child’s Individualized Education Program(IEP) document cumbersome and overwhelming? Would you like to feel better prepared for your child’s next IEP meeting?  This 6 part webinar series breaks down the components of the IEP to ensure that you have clear an understanding of your child’s IEP.

This webinar will focus on the Accommodation and Modification section of the IEP.

 

Lunch and Learn Webinar: Dissecting the IEP Part 1: Understanding the Present Level

Collage of diverse familiesDo you find your child’s Individualized Education Program(IEP) document cumbersome and overwhelming? Would you like to feel better prepared for your child’s next IEP meeting?  This 6 part webinar series breaks down the components of the IEP to ensure that you have clear an understanding of your child’s IEP.

This first webinar will focus on helping parents understand how their child is currently performing as it pertains to the IEP.

Lunch and Learn Webinar: Behavioral Intervention Plan

Collage of diverse familiesNavigating the Behavioral Intervention Plan

This training will also explain the components of the Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP), the purpose of the BIP, and steps to acquire one for your child if appropriate.