The Arc of Illinois, through a grant from the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities, administers the Consumer Involvement Program and distributes consumer stipend funds to enable people with developmental disabilities and their family members to attend conferences of their choice that are directly related to developmental disability issues. https://www.thearcofil.org/consumer-involvement-program-consumer-stipend-funds/
Thank you to all who participated to make the CIDSO 2017 Buddy Walk a Success! Visit our Photo Gallery to see pictures of this year's walk. Even more great photos on the Central Illinois Down Syndrome Organization Facebook Page
Registration is now underway for the 2017-2018 ISU Redbird Readers Program. The mission of the program is to provide an opportunity for individuals with Down syndrome to maintain and build upon their academic skills. The program is available to all persons with Down syndrome who are at least 18 years of age (with priority given to those out of high school) and who live within a thirty (30) mile radius of Bloomington /Normal.
Thanks so much to the staff at Prairieland Elementary for their donation to CIDSO in honor of Ms. Wawak on her well-deserved retirement! Ms. Wawak has touched many lives, including CIDSO families. What a wonderful way to honor her legacy!