Featuring the latest events, legislation and informative blog posts from our staff.

IVCIL Youth Services is sharing our Top 10 Special Education Resources!

Podcasts The Parent-Teacher Podcast Kaycee, a long time educator, adult with ADHD, parent, and founder of ReorientED Advocacy hosts The Parent-Teacher Podcast. Let’s Talk About Sped Law A national podcast dedicated to all things relating to special education law. Hosted By: Jeffrey L. Forte, Esq. – A Special Education Attorney & Certified Child Advocate. The […]

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ADA Anniversary Celebration Picnic

Join IVCIL at Rotary Park in LaSalle to celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act! IVCIL will be serving BBQ, while our Independent Living Program consumers will bring potluck dishes to pass. Guest Speaker: Mary Hettel, Disability Advocate. Youth consumers are invited to take part in a scavenger hunt and paper crafts […]

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ADA 32 (1990-2022) Americans with Disabilities Act. Celebrate the ADA! July 26, 2022

Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act

IVCIL is proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 32nd Anniversary. In July we celebrate this important civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. The Americans with Disabilities […]

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IVCIL Merchandise

Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living is launching a merchandise fundraiser on Bonfire.com! Order shirts, bags, mugs, and more at: https://www.bonfire.com/store/ivcil/ 

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Parent Advocate Support Group

Welcome to our Parent Advocate  Support Group! Facebook Group  Add to Calendar Sign Up For Email Updates This is a group for parents of kiddos with disabilities. Here you can share your experiences, advice, ideas, ask questions, and just talk with others. This group is moderated by the Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living. For more […]

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What’s For Dinner? IVCIL Is Hosting Our Annual Rip’s Chicken Dinner Fundraiser April 20th & 21st

Facebook Event The Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living is hosting our annual Rip’s Chicken Fundraiser. April 20 & April 21 2022 5:00PM – 8:00PM Tickets are $10.00 Meals include a choice of quarter light chicken, quarter dark chicken or chicken strips along with fries. RIP’S Tavern 311 N Main Ave Ladd, IL Call ahead for […]

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IVCIL Pool Party

Thank you to everyone that attended the IVCIL pool party event at the YMCA. Our pool party was a blast! We are looking forward to seeing you all at our future events!

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IVCIL COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living is hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Human Services. You can get your Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson vaccines here at IVCIL July 13th 9:00-11:00 and August 3rd 9:00-11:00. The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone 12 and over. We are accepting walk-ins, but […]

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