Our FY13 Annual Report goes out in the mail today. It was a busy year. Check it out on the "Documents and Reports" page.
Awesome article today on Mandi. Don't miss her booth at Food for Thought Saturday!!!
Front Page News
Awesome article in The Times today, part of a series running all week long as we lead up to Food for Thought this Saturday.
Around the building today
Lots going on today...paint, salt bags, belts, dip tubes, someone just walked in with some shredding, new bubble lamps in one of the classrooms, things growing in the garden, the new smart TVs.... It's a nice day today.
As termed by this article, the "reprieve" has been lovely for SU. This temporary catch-up of past-due state payments, coupled with a few beautifully-timed and generous donations, has allowed us to take care of some things in need of attention: paint and flooring for Fitzsimmons and Ralph Plumb, improvement of our garden area out back of the main building, some classroom supplies, and more comm...
Our own Ben Dagay and Sherri Stephens traveled down to Springfield yesterday. They were asked by the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities to be speakers at the State of Illinois Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities Awards Ceremony. Ben talked about his job at the State Police Headquarters in LaSalle-Peru. He was a knowledgeable and entertaining speaker. He's hol...
Today our state surveyor showed up unannounced at 8:30 for the annual review of our Developmental Training Program. They look at a wide variety of things...policies, consumer files, staff files, the physical building, governance, and do interviews with consumers and direct care staff. It went very well. We got a 99% score. A scan of the survey report is on our Documents and Reports page.
Spring is a busy time here at SU...among many other things today:
John got a long and arduous grant request for a new vehicle off his desk;
Kyle cranked out some dip tubes for one of our customers;
Allen planted trees;
Jalapeno pepper plants are will hopefully lead us to a ...
National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
The proclamation by President Reagan is below. Don't look at the date and get caught up in a bout of 80s nostalgia...don't play synthesizer pop songs and do aerobics in your leg warmers. Opportunities for people with developmental disabilities have come a long way and it is worth celebrating. There's still a long ways to go...Illinois still operates institutions and there are close to 20,000...
Happy Thanksgiving all. Our Annual Report for FY12 is is available.