PUNS – What is PUNS? What are my options?


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.
This workshop will be May 18, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. via Zoom.



Workshop Description:

Presenters from Prairieland Service Coordination Inc (PSCI). PSCI is an Independent Service Coordination Agency that provides conflict-free case management to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The mission of Prairieland is to provide lifespan individual service coordination for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities; Prairieland is here to help people with disabilities receive the assistance they need, want, and deserve to navigate daily living and to connect people with disabilities to their communities. Prairieland supports and assists individuals and families by identifying services, linking the individual to the services, and providing individual service-planning, coordination, evaluation, and advocacy.

Presented By: Matt Wells, Ranee Stufflebeem, and Paula Lotz

Matt Wells is the Regional Coordinator with PSCI. He helps educate the community and other agencies by explaining who we are and what services we offer. Ranee Stufflebeem is the PUNS Coordinator with PSCI and she assists people with getting on the PUNS list and gathering the information we need to complete the procedure. Paula Lotz is a program manager who oversees the day to day functions of the Individuals we serve in Rock Island, Mercer, Henry, and Stark Counties.