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Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Open house for special needs families. The Kankakee County NEXT STEPS Transition Team is hosting an open house/agency fair to help families of special needs...

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 - Friday, October 26, 2018, All Day

The "Stepping Stones of Transition" conference shares services and resources available to prepare for success in adulthood. The statewide transition conference, titled "Stepping Stones of...

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Thursday, October 25, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free event provides a sensory-friendly atmosphere for youth with special needs. Children are invited to dress in a Halloween costume and explore trucks, tractors, heavy equipment, emergency vehicles...

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Friday, October 26, 2018, 3:30 pm

Fall fun for kids with special needs. Visitors can take care of the plants in the sensory garden at 3:30 p.m. at the Oak Park...

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Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dress up and enjoy live music. Springfield Park District Special Recreation is hosting a Monster Mash Halloween Dance on Oct. 26 at Erin's Pavilion. Come...

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Saturday, October 27, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018, All Day

Access weekend scheduled for Oct. 27-28.  Frederick is a musical based on beloved children’s author Leo Lionni’s Caldecott  Award-winning book about Frederick the mouse. While other mice...

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Saturday, October 27, 2018, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free low-sensory hour during festival celebrating science, technology, engineering and math. Northern Illinois University’s STEMfest  will hold a free event with a low-sensory hour to help...

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Saturday, October 27, 2018, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Options & Advocacy's for McHenry County's annual fundraiser. Join Options & Advocacy for McHenry County's annual Family Harvest Howl on Oct. 27 at St. Elizabeth...

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Sunday, October 28, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free event with dancing and games for children over 12 and adults with special needs. Special Kids Day is hosting a Halloween Dance Party  on Oct. 28...

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Monday, October 29, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free parent workshop on IEPs, IEP meetings and how to advocate for your child. "Being Your Child’s Own Advocate" is scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct....

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