About the Conference

The conference promotes effective, person-centered transition planning for youth with disabilities to address all aspects of adult life including education and training, health care, community and employment. This conference brings together adolescents, families, professionals and experts in the field to network, learn from one another and strengthen their skill set and knowledge base to help youth with disabilities successfully transition to adulthood.

About the 2020 Conference

The 16th Annual Illinois Statewide Transition Conference for transition aged youth and young adults with disabilities, their family members and teachers, vocational professionals, caregivers, health care professionals, college students pursuing careers in special education and community advocates will be held October 29 & 30, 2020 at the Embassy Suites Riverfront Conference Center in East Peoria, Illinois.

The conference will focus on best practices in promoting effective, person-centered transition planning that addresses all aspects of adult life for youth with disabilities.  Conference Sessions are offered in the following four tracks: independent living, education and training, employment, community integration, health care, and self-advocacy. Our conference invites participants to imagine the possibilities for students with disabilities in the areas of Community, Education, Employment, and Health Care.

More information coming soon!