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How to be Successful in Obtaining Funding for a Person with a Disability

Robert H. Farley, Jr. is available to speak to parents, organizations, and agencies on a wide variety of issues related to disability advocacy and disability services. All workshops are offered free of charge. Scheduled workshops are listed below. If you are interested in attending an event, or requesting speaking and workshop services for your group or agency, please call 630-369-0103, or contact us by email.

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Scheduled Workshops / Seminars

Speaking Topic Date Location
How To Be Successful In Obtaining Funding For A Person With A Disability (Developmentally Disabled; Mental Health Condition & Others) December 16, 2021, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ZOOM Meeting
How To Be Successful In Obtaining Funding For A Person With A Disability (Developmentally Disabled; Mental Health Condition & Others) January 27, 2022, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ZOOM Meeting
How To Be Successful In Obtaining Funding For A Person With A Disability (Developmentally Disabled; Mental Health Condition & Others) February 24, 2022, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ZOOM Meeting
How To Be Successful In Obtaining Funding For A Person With A Disability (Developmentally Disabled; Mental Health Condition & Others) March 24, 2022, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ZOOM Meeting

(Please RSVP by email if you will be attending so we can email to you the ZOOM invitation)

This workshop - and all our workshops - are offered free of charge.

Securing services for children and adults with developmental disabilities can be one of the most challenging experiences family members and guardians face as they care for their loved one. Accordingly, parents and agencies are welcomed and encouraged to attend this workshop.

download buttonPrior to attending this workshop, please download and print attorney Farley's "Book" on How to Navigate the Illinois Disability System. This is a free download. Please plan to bring a copy of "The Book" to the workshop.

This presentation specifically addresses the following issues.

  1. Why It Is Essential To Get On State of Illinois "Waiting List?"
  2. What To Do If You Cannot Wait For Your Child's Name To Be Pulled From The Waiting List
  3. What Services Are Available For Your Child From The State of Illinois?
  4. Guardianship - How To Obtain / Is Guardianship Necessary?
  5. Special Needs Trusts
  6. Applying for SSI Benefits at age 18.
  7. Update on Current Litigation in Illinois On Behalf of Disabled Persons & How It Will Affect Your Child.
  8. Strategies To Obtain Funding For Disability Services & Overcome Those Persons Who Tell You That You Cannot Succeed Unless You Are An Emergency.

 

When:
Thursday, January 27, 2022, 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM
Where:
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Michael Fisher
Category:
Webinar
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only