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September 18, 2014

Protected Tomorrows Present: Parent Created Housing

When: 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Protected Tomorrows Life Care Center 103 Schelter Road, Lincolnshire, IL

Description: When waiting lists are too long and funding is not available for residential solutions for your adult children with disabilities, what can you do? Learn how one group of Lake County parents created a successful supportive living home for their adult children. It did not take years of red tape or millions of dollars. It is an ongoing project for the families that takes trust, cooperation and common sense. Guest Speaker: Judy Millar, a founding member of The Builders Group*, will discuss her involvement in a successful parent created housing model in which her daughter, Katie, lives with three other adults.

Website  Register: http://builders-9-14.eventbrite.com    
 Space is Limited! RSVP’s are required! Refreshments will be served!

*The Builders Group: A group of north suburban parents working together to explore and create residential solutions for their adult children with developmental disabilities, and share the information with other families.

October 21, 2014

Choices:  A regional post-secondary planning night for students with disabilities who are college bound.  

Time:  6pm Breakout Sessions
           7pm College Fair (will not open before 7pm)

Cost:  Free

Where:  Vernon Hills High School
              145 Lakeview Parkway
              Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061