Calendar of Upcoming Events

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Sun. Mar 3rd, 2019 @ 11:00am

Volunteers are needed to help set up, serve dinners, clear tables, clean up, and more! We are using (formerly VolunteerSpot) so people can choose the job they want in the 2-1/2 hour time slot they prefer.  To volunteer at the 30th annual Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, March 3rd, click here: 

If you have any problems or questions, contact Anne Hollis at 309.219.5899.

Raffle, Entertainment, Bake Sale, Fun for the …

Mon. Mar 4th, 2019 @ 6:00pm

General board meeting

Tue. Mar 12th, 2019 @ 5:00pm

Special Needs Information Fair!

The Dunlap & Central Illinois Special Needs Parent Group in conjunction with the IHSA March Madness Access The Experience Family Fun Night and HISRA invites all parents/caregivers/families/educators of individuals with special needs to a community information fair.  Organizations in the state of Illinois and many from Central Illinois will be providing information on their services.   

Stop by the HOIDSA booth at the Special Needs Information Fair!

Tue. Mar 19th, 2019 @ 7:00pm

HOIDSA has a cooking class for its young adults with Bethel Lutheran Church's youth group as mentors. The class is open to any member 16 years old and older with our mentors being high school aged.

There is no fee for the class. We have several participants registered and are accepting more on a first come/ first served basis. This is a wonderful opportunity for our …

Thu. Mar 21st, 2019 @ 6:00pm


World Down Syndrome Day is annually observed on March 21 to raise public awareness and understanding of Down syndrome.  Down Syndrome International encourages our friends all over the world to choose your own activities and events to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role …

Sun. Mar 24th, 2019 @ 3:00pm

The Young Athletes program is an innovative sports play program for children ages 2-9 with and without intellectual disabilities, designed to introduce them into the world of sports.

The program is now managed by HISRA, which charges $5 p/session, but that can be reimbursed by HODISA by submitting a copy of your receipt to Milly Howeler.

Registration information available HERE  

A Special Olympics registration form will need to …