May 20th, IL Dept of Rehab & Project Search

Program update:
Time change 6:30 pm to start

DuPage Family Disability Network (DFDN)

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 Open Meeting
Lisle Library
Meeting Rooms A/B
Lisle, IL 60532
6:30pm to 8:45pm

DFDN is pleased to present information ON:

The IL Department of Human Services: Division of Rehabilitation Services

Project Search, Transition Program (Central DuPage Hospital)

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS)

We are pleased to welcome back Mary Beth Scholten, DHS-DRS


What can we expect from our DRS as we move into 2015 and beyond for Adult

The process and roles.

MaryBeth will touch on the following topics and how the DHS will
move forward in addressing the needs of persons individual has a most
significant disability, a very significant disability. (Some of these
programs are pilots)

Some of the new directions/Goals:

Discuss the Illinois Employment First Blueprint
-DD/VR collaboration
-Changes in Supported employment
-The Discovery Process
-Vision Quest

Staff Development and Training


Mary Beth Scholten – The Assistant Bureau Chief (ABC) for Region 2 with the
Division of Rehabilitation Services, which covers the DuPage area.
Previous to this position I was the Rehabilitation Services Supervisor in
the Rockford VR office. I’ve been with the state for over 27 years.

Kathryn E. Kaniewski, M.S., CRC Transition Advisor
Chicago, Il

Project SEARCH team at Central DuPage Hospital
Kati Curby, Team teacher
Hailey, Team job coach


Registration is required, e-mailing below:
1. Name:
2. Number Attending:
3. Parent or Organization:

Look forward to seeing

Board Members of DFDN

Facilities provided by:

Lisle Library
777 Front St.
Lisle IL 60532 Capacity: 95
(630) 971-1675

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