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Ford County Special Olympics Bowling Sets First Practice

The sixth season of Ford County’s Special Olympics Bowling is ready to roll and the first practice has been set. Each practice will include three games. This is how the tournaments will be structured. Each athlete will need to attend … Continue reading

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Special Athletes take Third in State Basketball

The  Ford County Special Athletes basketball team won 49-37 Sunday over NWSRA White Lightning to claim third place in the Senior-14 Division of the Special Olympics State Tournament. The Special Athletes lost 40-30 on Saturday at Illinois State University in Normal to the Gage Gators, … Continue reading

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FREE Pre-School Screening in Gibson City

A free developmental screening is being offered to families with children age birth to five years old in the GCMS School District or Ford County. Children three to five years of age will receive screening for vision, hearing, speech and … Continue reading

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Minutes from the Executive Committee

Minutes from the February 12, 2015 meeting of the Ford County Special Education Cooperative’s Executive Committee are online for reading.  2.12.15 Minutes

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Destruction of Special Education Records

The Ford County Special Education Cooperative will, on or after June 1, 2015, destroy the special education temporary records in its possession of those students: (1) born on July 1, 1988 through June 30, 1989, and (2) any records of … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Seeks Bowling Coach

PBL Special Athletes has an opening for a bowling coach.  PBL Special athletes serves the PBL and GCMS school districts by providing free sporting opportunities for people of all ages with disabilities.  The bowling program has been in existence for five years. The … Continue reading

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Wrightslaw “From Emotions to Advocacy” Training Program – January 31, 2015

The Champaign County Down Syndrome Network and C-U Autism Network are sponsoring a one day (6 hours) Wrightslaw training program in learning “how to take an active role in managing your child’s special education, the gentle art of disagreeing, and how … Continue reading

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