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Free Webinar Series on Transition

September 27th, 2017

“Next Steps to Adulthood: Planning for Transition” includes a free webinar series and in-person workshop. The University of Illinois at Chicago Institute on Disability and Human Development (IDHD) Developmental Disability Family Clinics present “Next Steps to Adulthood:…

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DSCC's new Family Liaison, Violet Wiker

Meet DSCC’s New Family Liaison

January 19th, 2017

Violet Wiker will build relationships and give families a voice. Executive Director Thomas Jerkovitz is pleased to introduce Violet Wiker as the new Family Liaison for the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized…

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Wooden plank path through lake st.clair national park

Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

July 5th, 2016

Several federal and state sites have accessible areas and programs. For over 2000 federal recreation sites, a lifetime pass is available for people with disabilities. The pass offers free entry to sites that normally charge…

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Annual Play Day at Holiday World

May 31st, 2016

On “Play Day” Holiday World opens its doors just for children with special needs One day each year, Holiday World & Splashing Safari park provides Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center of Indiana with a limited amount of tickets so children…

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Board Member Honored for Rural Healthcare

September 25th, 2015

Dr. Kathy Swafford, a pediatrician in Southern Illinois, honored for excellence in rural healthcare. The Illinois Rural Health Association awarded Dr. Swafford the Rural Physician of Excellence Award on September 14, 2015. The award recognizes Dr….

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Registration Open for Camp Little Giant

May 28th, 2015

Specialized camping programs are available near Carbondale. Camp Little Giant offers programs for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, visual and hearing impairments, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, autism, ADD/ADHD, traumatic brain injuries and special needs individuals….

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