Calendar of Upcoming Events
General Board Meeting
IFLC 13th Annual Family Conference: Resources and Inspiration for Adult Family Members and Caregivers of Children with Disabilities
presented by Kathy Morris
will be in Peoria on April 6, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Kathy Morris will present, "Help! What Do I Do With This Child Now That We Have a Diagnosis." This seminar is designed for families of children/adolescents birth-21 years old. …
HOIDSA Easter egg hunt for children with Down syndrome in conjunction with GiGi's Playhouse Popup
The event will include both GiGi’s Playhouse Programs and the HOIDSA Easter Egg Hunt.
The schedule is:
10:00 GiGi’s LMNOP
10:45 HOIDSA Easter Egg Hunt
11:15 GiGi’s Destination Discovery
It will be at:
Redeemer Lutheran Church
6801 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614
GiGi’s Playhouse Central Illinois provides free programming to Individuals with Down Syndrome and …
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 at: https://hisra.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-fall-hisrahub.pdf
A Special Olympics registration form will need …
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 young adults to make …
Dr. Brian Chicoine will be speaking on aging and dementia in adults with intellectual disabilities. Dr. Chicoine is the medical director at the Adult Down Syndrome Clinic in Park Ridge, IL. He has researched aging in adults with intellectual disabilities, but also takes an active role with his patients at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Misericordia in Chicago. He is a great speaker and his information has always …