Parent Learning Series


Parent Learning Series

The Arc of the Quad Cities Area is hosting a Parent Learning Series focused on providing the tools parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities need to be the most effective. Attendees will learn how to create and protect the life you wish for your child, sibling, or loved one.


All workshops will be conducted via Zoom and are free to participate.


ABLE Accounts “What’s New In 2022”

Monday, December 19th 2022 at noon. 

IL ABLE “Achieving a Better Life Experience” accounts give people with disabilities and their families greater financial independence while preserving benefits. A high-quality, low-cost IL ABLE savings and investment account can be opened by an eligible individual, or Authorized Individual, at any time, no matter what state you live in.

  • Presented by Mary Anne Ehlert, Protected Tomorrows, ABLE Director for IL State Treasurer
  • Will cover what’s new for 2022-2023
  • Feel confident understanding how and when to protect your child’s assets


“It’s never too early to start planning and setting up a Special Needs Trust”

Thursday, May 11th 2023 from 6:00-7:30pm 

  • Presented by Timothy B. Gulbranson from Land & Waterman LLP


“Guardianship- All you need to know”

Thursday, May 25th 2023 from 6:00-7:30pm

  • Presented by Timothy B. Gulbranson from Land & Waterman LLP


To register, please contact Sue Gadient: | (309) 786-6474