Protecting Your Special Needs Child or Adult

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 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. with the option to join via Zoom or in person at The Arc of the Quad Cities, Arc Building at 4016 9th St. Rock Island, IL. Refreshments provided for in-person attendees. All sessions are free to participate.


Protecting Your Special Needs Child or Adult
When: October 28th from 7:00-8:30pm


Presented by Lydia Sharp Staff Attorney and Rep Payee Program Manager with Equip for Equality and from Equip for equality and Telly Papanikolaou, Program Director, Adult Protective Services Program with Alternatives for Older Adults. Lydia will focus on- Preventing abuse through systemic and individual advocacy; facility monitoring and oversight; and enforcement of fundamental rights. Speakers will present on how to protect children and adults living at home, in their own in the community, or in a group setting.


To register, please fill out the form below or contact Sue Gadient: | (309) 786-6474



Parent Learning Series - multiple sessions

    All sessions are FREE!
  • In the case of cancellation