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NAMI CCNS WALK – OCT 23rd – REMINDER!

Posted by on Tuesday, 4 October, 2011

Please be a part of this great event: RAISE AWARENESS! RAISE HOPE! REDUCE STIGMA! RAISE FUNDS!

You can really make a difference for hundreds and hundreds of people.

Please join us on this walk or support a walker/team as generously as you can. NAMI changes lives. You can too!

PRINT THIS FLYER TO POST OR FOR REFERENCE! Please share it generously! CLICK HERE!

NAMI CCNS WALK Flyer for oct 23 2011


NAMI CCNS WALK – OCTOBER 23rd – GLENVIEW IL

Posted by on Friday, 22 July, 2011

Our NAMI CCNS WALK Fundraising page is now live!

BE A PART OF OUR WALK!

VISIT OUR NAMI CCNS WALK PAGE for MORE DETAILS and UPDATES!

We are so excited to be holding this wonderful endeavor to

  • Raise awareness
  • Raise critically needed funds
  • Reduce the stigma
  • Revel in the company of one another with laughter and good times
  • Please join us on Sunday OCTOBER 23rd in GLENVIEW IL!

  • WHERE: Blue Star Memorial Woods at the corner of Lake and Harms
  • WHEN: Sunday Oct. 23rd
  • 8:00 am – Check-in and Fun
    9:00 am – 5 K Walk Begins

    The details are below.

    NAMI CCNS WALK ad


    Family to Family Courses – Fall 2011

    Posted by on Monday, 18 July, 2011

    Join us in our life-changing FAMILY to FAMILY class.

    This is specifically for adults who take care of family members who have a Mental Illness or Brain Disorder: perhaps your young adult child, or your sibling, or your parent, or any other relative who is a dear and important part of your life.

    Family to Family course - Fall 2011


    BASICS CLASS – Fall 2011

    Posted by on Monday, 18 July, 2011

    REGISTER NOW for the SPRING 2012 BASICS CLASS.

    We would be so pleased to see you in our course. We’ve been there. Really.

    BASICS COURSE October 2011


    SUNDAYS at ONE – JULY – DEC 2011

    Posted by on Monday, 18 July, 2011

    Sundays at One July - Dec 2011


    Friendships in Bloom – July 31 2011

    Posted by on Saturday, 9 July, 2011

    Join NAMI CCNS for a gathering of Class Alumni (Family to Family, Basics, Visions for Tomorrow), Support Group Alumni (teachers and facilitators), and board members on July 31st 2011 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

    This is a wonderful opportunity to visit with NAMI friends, rekindle old friendships and make new ones. The lemonade and cookies are on us!

    NAMI CCNS Friendships in Bloom


    IN OUR OWN VOICE – Public Presentation June 18th 2011

    Posted by on Friday, 17 June, 2011

    YOU ARE INVITED to a PUBLIC

    IN OUR OWN VOICE” PRESENTATION – Saturday June 18th

    See hope and recovery in action!


    Summer Camp for Special Needs Kids – KGH – Summer 2011

    Posted by on Friday, 15 April, 2011

    Summer Program for Kids with Special Needs!

    (This program is not a part of NAMI CCNS, nor endorsed by NAMI CCNS. It is a positive resource in our community. Do check them out! )

    Summer Program Guide 2011

    KGH Summer Program Guide 2011

    June 13 – August 27, 2011
    3100 Dundee Road Suite 704
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    P: 847.498.KIDS (5437)
    F: 847.498.5438
    www.KGHconsultation.org

    Specialized Summer Programs
    These specialized summer programs are designed specifically for children that may struggle with any of the following issues:
    * Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) * Executive Functioning Difficulties
    * Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) * Anxiety
    * Asperger’s Syndrome * Nonverbal Learning Disability (NVD)
    * ADD/ADHD * Sensory Regulation
    * Social Pragmatic Language Disorder * Sensory Integration Dysfunction
    * Social Cognition Deficits * Developmental Delays
    * Learning Disabilities * Non‐compliant behaviors
    * Academic Challenges * Emotional Regulation

    FREE screenings offered in order to best match the needs of the individual to the program or group. ALSO, several age‐ranges and ability levels per program are available in order for each individual to maximize their learning.
    To schedule a FREE screening, please call the owner, Kim Hoehne, MA, BCBA at
    847.498.KIDS (5437) x12.

    For more information please contact KGH at 847-498-5437 or click HERE for their full brochure:


    Parent Empowerment Call – May 5th

    Posted by on Thursday, 14 April, 2011

    Via NAMI IL: Parent Empowerment Call

    Illinois Department of Human Services
    Division of Mental Health
    Child and Adolescent Services

    PARENTS

    Please join us for the next Parent Empowerment Call.

    It’s free from any phone.

    Thursday, May 5th

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Toll free:  1-800-260-0712
    Participant Access Code:  120964

    Can I Get a Hand-up?

    (Building A Natural Support System)

    Presenters:

    DMH Family Consumer Specialists

    Questions about the Parent Empowerment Calls?  Call 618.838.9382

    These are educational calls being offered to all parents in Illinois who have a child with an emotional and/or behavioral concern, and will focus on giving parents information they need to advocate for and support their children.


    Public Education Series – Special Needs Planner – May 16th 2011

    Posted by on Friday, 8 April, 2011

    Cordially invites YOU to …
    ASK & LEARN from the Special Needs Planner

    Monday May 16th 2011    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Glenview Township Police Department Building

    (Community Meeting Room – First Floor) . 2500 East Lake Avenue . Glenview, IL 60026

    Public Education Protected Tomorrows highlight picture

    ASK … and LEARN from the Special Needs Planner

    HOW to prepare-and-plan for future care which brings peace of mind to families about the years ahead for loved one with MENTAL DISABILITIES!

    Meet … Financial Professional and Guest Speaker … Mary Anne Ehlert, Certified Financial Planner  - President and Founder of Protected Tomorrows, Inc.

    Attend an inter-active 8-STEPS SPECIAL NEEDS planning educational seminar.  The upcoming presentation of Bringing You Protected Tomorrows will provide families with uplifting information.  Mary Anne will share how her experiences with her sister and other family members with special needs led her to develop a planning process to help families prepare a Future Care PlanTM.

    Participants will develop the foundation for their family’s own personal Eight Step Future Care PlanTM.

    Some topics of discussion include:

    • how to create a map of the future
    • how to prepare legally and financially
    • how to incorporate and maximize government benefits
    • how to prepare for transition
    • how to communicate your plan to your family

    Monday, May 16, 2011    @ 7 pm – 9 pm

    This program is free and open to the public Free parking in front of building


    ********  NEW LOCATION  *******

    Glenview Township Police Department Building

    (Community Meeting Room – First Floor) . 2500 East Lake Avenue . Glenview, IL 60026



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