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Mom’s Morning Out

Who & What: Moms or caregivers of individuals with disabilities are invited to come take a break, meet others and relax. The morning will include some socializing, sharing, creating, and relaxation. Kara Schabacker will lead us for part of the morning in yoga. The yoga portion combines the slow, deep stretch ...read more

Relationships: After the High School Years – Young Adults

Who & What: Neurodivergent young adults ages 18-22 will meet with their peers to connect and learn together. The group will provide a safe place to talk about individual goals and struggles, and to recognize individual strengths and challenges as they transition to adulthood. Topics will be identified by the group ...read more

Friendships: High School Years

Who & What: High school-age teenagers will connect with their peers to learn and practice the social skills they need to make and keep friends. They will grow in their understanding of social cues and rules across adolescence. The group will provide a safe place to talk about individual goals ...read more

“Fall Into Fun & Friends” Sibling Workshop • 2022

"Fall Into Fun & Friends" Sibling Workshop   Saturday, October 15, 2022 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain or Shine! Lowell Park Nature Center, 2114 Lowell Park Road, Dixon, Illinois A Sibling Workshop is intended for the siblings of children with special needs to provide fun, education, and peer support. Siblings between the ages of ...read more

Friendships: The Middle School Years

WHO & WHAT Across the middle school years, the social skills required for successful peer relationships become more complex, especially for children with social skill difficulties. During this virtual group, children in 5th through 8th grades will learn about middle school friendships and the social skills they need to make and ...read more

Epilepsy Support Group

Illinois Epilepsy Support & Resources Present: Epilepsy Support Group Meeting Thursday, May 26, 2022  •  6pm Kreider Boston Center  •  1387 North Galena Avenue  •  Dixon, IL 61021 Please join us for an in-person informational support group! We will discuss the services Illinois Epilepsy Support and Resources offer! Questions? Stephanie at 815.673.5574 or Leanne ...read more

NASH Recreation Center / Lowell Park Day Camp 2022

SUMMER CAMPS FOR SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS NASH Recreation Center / Oregon Park District 304 South 5th Steet  •  Oregon, Illinois 61061 4 Days of Awesome-ness! Monday, June 6 through Thursday, June 9 9 to 11:30 AM Monday thru Thursday • Art Activities • 4-H Fun • Catch the Wave NASH Swimming • Master Gardener Class • & So ...read more

Friendships: The Middle School Years

WHO & WHAT Across the middle school years, the social skills required for successful peer relationships become more complex, especially for children with social skill difficulties. During this virtual group, children in 5th through 8th grades will learn about middle school friendships and the social skills they need to make and ...read more

Florissa Sibling Workshop – “Celebrating Mother Earth”

Sibling Workshop Lowell Park Nature Center 2114 Lowell Park Road, Dixon Saturday•April 9•10am-2pm Event will be held rain 0r shine "Celebrating Mother Earth" A Sibling Workshop is intended for the siblings of children with special needs to provide fun, education and peer support. Siblings between the ages of 5 to 15 are welcome to come and enjoy ...read more

6th Annual Florissa Family Fun Run / 5K Run & Walk

BorgWarner & Boss Carpet Presents The 6th Annual Florissa Family Fun Run / 5K Run & Walk Saturday, April 23, 2022 held at Sauk Valley Community College Thank you for your interest in the Sixth Annual Florissa Family 5K and Fun Run! The focus of this event is to raise funds to support Florissa, ...read more

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