Sexual assault services in Rock Island Co. in jeopardy

ROCK ISLAND CO., Ill. (KWQC) – The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault provides 24-hour services in 29 communities throughout the state. But funding for that program is set to expire at the end of March, making it harder for survivors to get help. 371 more words


New 2016 law to help domestic violence victims in Illinois

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) — A new law will take effect in 2016 for those who are victims of domestic violence. If the person is facing trial, being a victim of abuse will be a mitigating factor at sentencing. 310 more words


5 Resources to Support Parents of Children with Autism

I received these great resource articles for families with child with autism from Angela Tollerson, a blogger from familyhealthnet. Her site provides resources on family health and wellness. 99 more words

Children With Special Needs

A Gift Worth Giving: Baptist Global Response

This year, my girls will be getting a little less under the tree for Christmas. But they will be getting a lot more… because they will be giving sacrificially. 160 more words

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Finding the Time: Tips for Parents of College Applicants

With an eye on college admissions, how can today’s students balance the demands of school, volunteer work, extracurricular activities and part-time jobs – and still fit in some occasional downtime?  376 more words

Family Resources

Gearing Up for the FAFSA - Start with the FAFSA ID

As 2015 starts drawing to close, it’s time to start thinking about what lies ahead in 2016.

Our predictions?

Well, in a perfect world, January 1, 2016, will be the day every high school senior sits down to file the FAFSA. 193 more words

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