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Bowl for Kids’ Sake Teams Are Forming

January 29th, 2015

It’s that time again to get out and bowl for kids’ sake. Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts a bowling event to raise money for their program. This year, the Illinois Capital Region is…

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Social Security Offices Expand Hours

January 29th, 2015

Get the official press release about Social Security office hours. In the past, offices had to cut back hours due to budget cuts. The fiscal year 2015 budget will allow offices to expand their current…

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Schedule for Parent Empowerment Calls

January 15th, 2015

2015 schedule released for monthly parent empowerment calls. The Illinois Department of Human Services hosts empower calls each month. These educational calls are for Illinois parents who have a child with an emotional and/or behavioral concern….

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Staff Visit Craniofacial Center

January 14th, 2015

Chicago area staff visited one of the oldest and largest craniofacial facilities in the world. Our staff helps many children who were referred to us from the UIC Craniofacial Center. We toured the Center to…

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Arc Announces Assistive Technology Program

January 13th, 2015

Enhance and improve quality of life through technology. The Arc’s new Assistive Technology Program can fund, or partially fund, the purchase of assistive technology for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Technology devices can help…

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Before & After School Program Refunded

January 8th, 2015

East Richland Community Unit School District #1 to reopen school programs in February. The district has been refunded, allowing it to support before and after school programs at West Richland Elementary, East Richland Middle School,…

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eduStyle Award Nomination

January 6th, 2015

Vote our website as 2014’s Best School, Department, or Faculty Site. With the help of a PIXO web development team, we redesigned our website with families in mind. In January 2014, we proudly launched a lean…

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Camp STAR 2015 Registration Opens

December 2nd, 2014

Register now for this unique Summer camp for children with ADHD and related disorders. Camp STAR is an award-winning summer treatment program for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related disorders. This seven-week…

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