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In the spirit of Autism Awareness Month, we are happy to have Colleen Shinn from the Illinois Autism Program TAP on our show to discuss Autism services, direct and indirect offered to children with Autism through the Illinois TAP... more

In honor of National Preparedness Month, we are talking with Disability Integration Specialist, Jessica Mitchell, from (Federal Emergency Management Agency) FEMA's Region V branch about ways families of children with disability... more

In this episode FRCD Host Paula Wills will be discussing TASH and The annual TASH conference with TASH's events and training manager Edwin Canizalez and TASH's communication manager, Jonathan Riethmaier. As a leader in disability... more

The Lighthouse has been a national trendsetter in offering far-reaching programs that have opened the doors of opportunity for people who are blind or visually impaired. The Chicago Lighthouse has evolved into one of America's most... more

The Autism Society of Illinois(ASI) was founded more than 30 years ago for individuals with autism, parents, families, professional, corporate partners and friends. Their objective is to provide education, training, individual assistance... more

In an effort to help citizens get informed, be prepared and take action, the Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP) launched the Gear Up. Get Ready! campaign across the CSA! - See more at:... more

Preparing to enter the workforce can be an exciting and self defining experience for a young person. Their possibilities and potential are endless. However, when that young person has a disability, entering the workforce can be jarring and an... more

In this episode of Blog Talk Radio, Family Resource Center on Disabilities' host Paula WIlls and guest Robin Garvey from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will discuss the services NAMI can offer a family working with a child... more

Tune in February 21 at 1pm for a 30 minute podcast entitled "Is Your Special Need Child Ready for School?" An FRCD Parent Advocate will discuss some of the concerns parents have about preparing their special need child for school.

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