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Building Relationships and Awareness
Posted: February 3, 2014
This past week the Department of Justice updated its 2014 Regulatory Plan. They have included five disability-related initiatives as priorities that create an opportunity for you to share your expertise with leadership across campus. The initiatives identified by the Department of Justice are:
ILLOWA AHEAD is committed to providing our membership with information and assistance. Oftentimes it is most helpful and convenient to have access to a professional in the same geographical region. For this reason, our Board is available to answer your questions, provide presentations, make appropriate referrals and provide additional support whenever possible.
THE BY -LAWS FOR THE
ILLNOIS/IOWA ASSOCIATION ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND DISABILITY (ILLOWA/AHEAD) REGIONAL CHAPTER
AHEAD is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities. The Illinois/Iowa Chapter and the Association are vital resources promoting excellence through education, communication and training.
The chapter was formed in the Fall of 1998 by a group of Disability Service Providers from Northern Illinois and the Chicago Area joining with their peers in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. Our first Regional Conference took place at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA as the organization was being formed in the Spring of 1999. With the great response from this conference, By-Laws were adopted by the newly formed Board of the Chapter in the Fall of 1999. Additional regional conferences were held at Northern Illinois University, St.
The Illinois/Iowa chapter of the Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD) was created to serve as an organization providing education and professional development to its members. Specific benefits to members include, but are not limited to:
Abbey Lesko-Youngberg, M.A., M.ED., President
Office of Student Disability Services
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Office: (217) 581-6583
Fax: (217) 581-7208
MN AHEAD 2013 Spring Conference
at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
8am - 4pm
Friday, May 17th, 2013
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