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. An overview of developmental disabilities, including Down Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Cognitive Delays, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and other disabilities will be highlighted. Strategies to support the manifestations of the disabilities will be presented. In addition, an overview of the grief process parents experience will be presented to aid in understanding and to support parents during the early years and beyond the diagnosis. CHILDREN CANNOT BE ACCOMMODATED AT THE CONFERENCE.
REGISTRATION: Registration is limited. There is a $15 per person (non-refundable) registration fee for family members and a $25 (non-refundable) registration fee for professionals. Breakfast and lunch are included. Checks should be payable to “Family Matters,” but mailed to Starnet I & III, WIU Horrabin Hall 32, Macomb, IL 61455. Registration will not be complete until payment is received. For information or financial assistance, please contact Deb Einhorn, Family Matters, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Smith, STARnet Regions I & III, at email@example.com . DEADLINE TO REGISTER: MARCH 23, 2019
More information and registration at http://starnet.org/home/ .
Link to "2019 Family Conference Brochure-1.pdf"
HOIDSA is a collaborator on this and will provide registration reimbursement to our families who attend!