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IVCIL will host Teen Summit

Registration deadline is Friday

Published: Monday, May 27, 2013 12:56 p.m. CDT

OGLESBY — The Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living will host its 13th annual Teen Summit from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 19 at Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, Room C316.

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The summit is for teens who have a disability and are between the ages of 12 to 21 who are still in high school or are 2013 graduates. This includes any student with an IEP or 504 plan from LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam Marshall or Stark counties.

The all-day conference provides teens an educational and empowering opportunity to equip them with skills toward a transition into adult life after high school. This year’s theme, “Transition Express — On Track For Life After High School,” is designed to foster skills in the core transition areas of education, employment, training and independent living or community participation.

The event is free to the participants, who will receive a T-shirt, lunch and more. Registration is required by Friday and can be done by calling Marla at 815-224-3126, ext. 23, or at www.ivcil.com to reserve your place and obtain an application packet. Applications must be turned in by June 7. Reasonable accommodations available upon request by application deadline.

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