The ABLE National Resource Center has constructed an informal survey to gather a better understanding of the level of enthusiasm behind creating ABLE accounts and how potential beneficiaries may utilize these accounts for purposes of maintaining and incre... Read more
HB 3158, the Down Syndrome Information and Awareness Act, was passed by both houses of the Illinois General Assembly on 05/26/2015. It was sent to Governor Rauner on 06/24/2015 and is awaiting his signature to be enacted into law. For more informatio... Read more
Dennis McGuire, PhD Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge, Illinois This paper was originally delivered as a plenary address at the conference in Chicago in July of 2005, co-sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Society and... Read more
The IRS recently published their proposed rules for ABLE Accounts to guide states as they implement the ABLE law on the state level. The IRS will be holding a public hearing on their proposal. For more information, click here.
The U.S. Department of Education announced a new round of Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) grants. The deadline for applying is August 10, 2015. For more information, click here
See local rhythmic gymnast Regan on the news for her participation in the State Games in Normal, Illinois earlier this month: watch interview