Most of us know that dealing with the government in any capacity can present its own challenges, and navigating those waters on behalf of a loved one with special needs is no exception. We are here to help you to recognize and answer the difficult questions that are so often essential when it comes to understanding what you can — and should — expect from governmental assistance: Is your loved one entitled to government benefits? How do you go about applying for them? What are the pitfalls you need to be aware of? This is a good place to start to begin to learn about how to engage your local, state and federal resources on behalf of your loved one.
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Proposal To Improve Building Accessibility Passes Illinois Senate Committee-2016
State legislation aimed at improving building accessibility for people with disabilities was approved Tuesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. (April 6th, 2016)
View on Progress Illinois website here.
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