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TAP's April Newsletter


Please continue to submit your comments about how funding cuts to TAP will impact those you care about who live with ASD!
TAP is not recommended for funding in the Governor's Budget.
You can tell your story about how TAP at UIUC has helped you at this website:



 Puzzled Minds- Workshop- FREE
Improving Communication & Interaction for
Individuals with Autism
April 25  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Keynote: Joan Gorsuch
Teaching Social
2 breakout sessions:

  • Using Technology to Support Communication
  • Addressing Challenging Behavior

Bremer Conference Center
Danville Area Community College
2000 East Main St, Danville, IL
Register by April 21 by email to
More Info? 217.244.1395

You can also contact: Lori, PMVC Coordinator, at or 217-840-5627

Community Programs

 Challenger Baseball League
Ages 6 - 21
April 18 9:30 - 11:30 am
Skills Day & Meet-N-Greet
Stratton School, Champaign, IL
More info? Click here

Check out all the Spring & Summer Programs


CU Special Recreation
Time to register for Summer!

Provides quality recreational programs and services for Champaign-Urbana residents with disabilities.

TOP Soccer Players

 Illinois FC has finalized the details for our Spring 2015 session of TOPSoccer held at Soccer Planet.  Please see the link below for details and to register:

Yoga for Kids on the Farm
Saturdays April 24 - May 16
Sidney, IL
1 pm - 3pm - Ages 4 - 7
Register online or call:


Community Calendar

Don't miss a thing!  Activities in the C-U area this month.

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April Hours
Back to regular hours:
Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays open to 6:00 pm
Saturdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
904 W. Nevada Ave. Urbana


Community Support Groups &

CU Autism Network
 7th Annual ASI: C-U Autism Network
Walk & Resource Fair!

The Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana, IL on Sunday, April 19th. Registration begins at 11:30and the walk begins at 2:30. This will be a family friendly event with something for everyone. There will be a Resource Fair, bounce houses, miniature horses, face painting, and a safety fair. We will have many raffle baskets. Save the dateApril 19th, 2015.

Visit our website at for more information about the walk, or go directly to where you can donate, register to walk, or set up a team. The website is simple, fast, and totally secure

CTF Young Adult Club
Social opportunities for high school age students

 Please contact Cathy Testory at, 217.722.4482
CTF Teen Connect of Champaign
Social opportunities for middle school age students

Please contact Cathy Testory at, 217.722.4482 

Adults with ASD/HFA
Monthly Gathering:
Saturday March 14
10:30 am - 12:00pm
Christopher Hall
904 w. Nevada, Urbana
For more information:

Community Choices
Providing employment, housing, social and family support for adults with developmental disabilities.
Monthly meeting: March 12  7:00 - 8:30
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
2200 S. Philo Rd, Urbana
Hope Family Center
Parent to Parent Program (P2P)

Parent volunteer to become trains as a support Person.  Support Parents are matched to a Referred Parent.  Find out more about this program:
Jennifer Lipscomb 217.588.7528

 Around Town
 Social Skill Programs
Social Champaign
April Keaton
Kevin Elliott Counseling Group


Check out our website for more information about community events. 

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