Sivia Business & Legal Services, P.C. (SBLS) is once again partnering with IMPACT CIL, and other local nonprofits, to sponsor a follow-up workshop for parents, teachers and caregivers of individuals with special needs. The fall workshop is scheduled for September 13, 2014.
Confirmed speakers and topics include Ashley Day of SBLS (“When Guardianship is the Right Decision”), Penny Salvato of Autism & Our Kids (“Preparing for an IEP Meeting”), a representative from Developmental Disability Services of Metro East (DDS) (“Available Adult Services & PUNS”), Deb Goodman of IMPACT, and Kay Hymel of The Legacy Collaboration (TLC) (“Job Skills Training”).
The workshop will also take place at IMPACT, Inc.’s East Room located at 2751 E. Broadway in Alton, IL. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Presentations begin at 9:00 a.m. and last until 1:00 p.m. A Q&A session will follow the final speaker. Registration is free, and includes a continental breakfast and presentation handouts. A $5 per person donation is appreciated, and all donations exceeding event costs will be donated to the Special Olympics Southwestern/Area 12 chapter.
Everyone is welcome to attend the workshop and registration is available online at www.sivialaw.com/specialneeds. Walk-ins are welcome to attend. For more information regarding the Special Needs Fall Workshop, call 618-659-4499 or visit the event page at www.sivialaw.com/specialneeds.