Get to Know Our ABC 8 Exhibitors

Thank you to our exhibitors for participating in our 8th Annual ABC Conference. Due to their support, the conference is made possible. Please take some time to learn more about our exhibitors by reading the information provided below, as well as visiting their booths at the 8th Annual ABC Conference on Friday, November 17th! More information about the conference can be found on the ABC Conference homepage.

8th Annual ABC Conference Exhibitors (to date)

Genesee Lake School

Genesee Lake School is a nationally recognized treatment center and school dedicated to improving the lives of children, children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, neurological disorders, and emotional disturbances. Genesee Lake School has specific expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and behavioral disorders. They follow an individualized, person-centered, and integrated team approach, emphasizing positive behavioral support, therapeutic relationships, and developmentally appropriate practices. The goal at Genesee Lake School is to provide an innovative and enriching environment for their students to learn and experience all that life can offer.

IL Association of School Nurses

IASN promotes wellness and educational success of school communities by supporting, developing, and advocating for professional school nursing leaders.

Its purposes are to:

  • Promote comprehensive school health programs
  • Promote and advance the quality of health education and services in the school community
  • Improve and maintain standards of preparation for school nurses
  • Provide educational programs to advance the specialty of school nursing
  • Promote and advance the specialty practice of school nursing through continuing education
  • Encourage membership in and collaboration with related professional organizations
  • Provide a network of support for school nurses

La Rabida Children’s Hospital

La Rabida serves children with chronic illness, developmental disabilities and those who have experienced abuse and trauma. Patients receive comprehensive, interdisciplinary care to enhance their quality of life and enable a lifetime of possibilities.

When illness or disability strikes an individual child, it touches the entire family. At La Rabida, they understand the impact on both the patient and family. That’s why they take a beyond medicine approach to a child’s treatment plan. They embrace a family-centered philosophy of care, empowering families to manage their child’s needs and opportunities, both inside and outside of the hospital. La Rabida invite parents and caregivers as members of their child’s care team. Working together, they nurture the well-being of the child’s body, mind and spirit.

OSF HealthCare

OSF HealthCare is a faith-based, 11 hospital health care system serving Illinois and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Since 1877, OSF has kept their Mission strong – to serve people with the greatest care and love.

With over 150 primary care and specialist offices and neuroscience, pediatric, cardiovascular and home care services, OSF patients have access to a variety of medical services.

As health care continues to change, OSF remains at the forefront of innovation and technology while always providing compassionate care to every patient, every day.

Positive Behavioral Connections, Inc

Positive Behavioral Connections is dedicated to serving children with autism spectrum disorders and their families in areas that have the most influence on day-to-day living – specifically, learning, language and behavior. They focus exclusively on scientifically-validated applied behavior analysis (ABA) techniques delivered by highly-trained Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs).

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago is a nationally recognized pediatric specialty hospital providing the highest quality orthopaedic surgery, plastic surgery, rehabilitation services and spinal cord injury care in a friendly, family-centered environment.

Located near historic Oak Park, Illinois, the Chicago Shriners Hospital is part of a network of 22 care facilities with locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The mission is to provide innovative pediatric specialty care, cutting-edge research and outstanding medical education. Any child up to age 18, within the scope of care of the hospital is eligible for treatment. Every surgical admission, procedure, rehabilitation and clinic visit is provided regardless of the patient or family’s ability to pay. The list of accepted insurance providers continues to grow, and includes Medicaid.

Tuesday’s Child

Tuesday’s Child helps families address behavioral issues through individualized training for both parents and children. Their evidence-based program centers on an individualized approach that enables their team to address each family’s specific situation. Tuesday’s Child enables families to thrive through positive parent training, inclusive behavioral classrooms and support services. Their proven model impacts home, school, and the community.

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For more information about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

José Muñoz
Project Coordinator, Child Development Initiatives
1400 W Hubbard, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60642
312/733-1026, ext. 211
Fax: 312/733-1791
jmunoz@illinoisaap.com