We enjoyed having US Representative Adam Kinzinger come and tour yesterday. Self Advocate Lorri Melrose set it all up. She’s on the right in the photo below.
OK, sort of. Governor Quinn’s Budget Address won’t come until late March, but articles have begun. Much will depend on whether the temporary tax increase, set to expire at the end of this year, is extended or not. It seems doubtful we’ll find out until the lame duck session following the November elections. So, we’ll probably end up with a budget of which we can be confident for only the first six months of FY15, which begins July 1.
Kay and Adam did a little cooking in the kitchen this weekend.
In case it should be a use, a link to a toolkit to support physicians in effectively communicating with adults who have intellectual disabilities.
A terrific year for Food for Thought. We truly appreciate this support for those programs whose funding was eliminated by the state a few years ago. Thank you to all who made it such a success!