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1 in 4 Adults Has a Disability

In the United States, 1 in 4 adults has a disability – that\’s 61 million Americans. Illinois CILs work collaborate government and community partners to improve the health and independence of people living with disabilities in Illinois where more than 18% of adults have a disability. We know that awareness is important when educating the …

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INCIL remembers Ann Ford

See more on Ann\’s life and legacy, including photos and videos, at  Sept. 24, 2018 Today the Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living mourns the loss of Ann Ford, our founding Executive Director. Ann secured a place in history as a trailblazing organizer for people with disabilities who spent her entire adult life …

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INCIL by the numbers

Centers for Independent Living have a major, quantifiable impact in Illinois. Here are a few highlights — 22 Centers for Independent Living (CILs) operate across the state of Illinois   17 satellite offices extend the reach and impact of Illinois CILs   93 of Illinois’ 102 counties are directly served by a CIL   68,642 …

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The INCIL Philosophy

Through the centers, persons with disabilities in Illinois are empowered with the knowledge and skills to make their own life choices and pursue their own goals of self-sufficiency and full participation in their communities.

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