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Virtual Conference – Illinois Health Care Coverage Options and Benefits Information for People with Disabilities


Wednesday, September 1, 2021    
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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A virtual conference covering Illinois health care options and benefits for people with disabilities including the Medicaid program, Supplemental Security Income and other important support services for families and caregivers

The Arc of Illinois Family to Family Health Information Center and Family Voices are hosting the “Illinois Health Care Coverage Options and Benefits Information for People With Disabilities” conference on Sept. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join experts from the Department of Human Services, Social Security Administration, Illinois Respite Coalition, Illinois Collaboration on Youth (ICOY), Family Voices and others as they explain Illinois health care coverage options and benefits, including:

  • Obtaining Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for children and youth with special healthcare needs (CYSHCN)
  • Eligibility for adults with disabilities for SSI and Supplemental Security Disability Income (SSDI)
  • Family caregiver support
  • Child behavioral health
  • Telehealth
  • Action steps for families

Visit The Arc of Illinois’ website for the conference brochure.

Sign up online to register.

A Zoom webinar link will be sent to registered participants closer to the event date.

Please contact The Arc of Illinois at (815) 464-1832 two weeks before the event if you need special accommodations.