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Center for Independent Futures is an Evanston, Illinois, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities live full and more independent lives.
We create sustainable solutions through community living options, personal networks, and lifelong planning and education, tailored to support individuals and families as well as schools and agencies.
What do you think it takes for someone to work in theatre? Immediate answers that might come to mind include an interest in drama, interpersonal skills, great communication, and an interest in learning new things. Thousands of people meet these qualifications – but how often do you encounter a person with disabilities working at the … Continue reading “Why Hire People With Disabilities?”
Did you get your tickets for our hot, new event? Early bird prices have flown by, but we still have room for you and all your friends at Brews & Bites! Read on for more reasons to attend Brews & Bites! Join us on a lovely Sunday afternoon for delicious bites and cool brews. On … Continue reading “3 Reasons to Attend Brews & Bites”
At too many IEP meetings, educators focus on student deficits. They get stuck when it comes time to explore a student’s strengths. Educators and families alike wonder why these meetings are tense and difficult. Families are constantly fighting to discover and create inclusive spaces for their loved ones. IEP meetings should already be inclusive and … Continue reading “How To Create Inclusive Person-Centered IEP Plans”