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Webinar – “All About Centers for Independent Living”


Wednesday, May 11, 2022    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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A free webinar series for individuals with disabilities, parents and professionals to learn from experts and advocates in the autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities field

The University of Illinois Chicago’s Institute on Disability and Human Development, the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (IL LEND) and the Autism Program of Illinois (TAP) invite you to join “All About Centers for Independent Living” on May 11 from 12 to 1 p.m.

This webinar will provide information about what centers of independent living (CILs) are, what they do and how they are a resource for individuals with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Bring your questions and join the discussion with these speakers:

  • Shelly Richardson, Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
  • John Herring, Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living (INCIL)
  • Michael (Spud) Egbert, Opportunities for Access
  • Gary Arnold, Progress Center
  • Tim Granzow, Access Living

Participants will also leave with an understanding of what services and resources are available at CILs and how to locate and connect to their local CIL.

More details are on the webinar series flyer. The webinars are free to attend, and free continuing education units (CEUs) are provided.

Register online in advance.