Check out some of the amazing items we will be raffling at Our Fall Festival! 

* Super Chewer Bark Box
* 2-Month Free Swimming Lessons & more from Dolphin Swim
* Gift Cards to some of your favorite Restaurants
* One day passes to ILLINOIS Railroad Museum
* Milwaukee County Zoo Tickets 

* Lake Geneva Cruise Line Tickets
* Tickets to see Kane County Cougars & SO MUCH MORE!!!

OUR PROGRAMS

Child & Family Connections (CFC)

Here to support you if you have concerns about the development of a child under the age of 3.



Helping Us Grow (HUG)

Home visiting for families with children birth to three, as well as pregnant women who are experiencing significant life stressors.

 

Autism Resource Center (ARC)
Providing support to people on the autism spectrum and their families.

OUR MISSION

Empowering individuals and their families through advocacy and education while creating a more inclusive community!

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What's Happening at O&A?

Interested in art exploration? Join us for a variety of art experiences over 5 weeks. Fall Session-Classes September 10, 17, 24, October 1, & 8 at 10:00am-11:00am. Sign up for 1 class or for the 5-week session!  $5 per class or $25 for 5-week session.  Scholarships available. Eligibility: Over age of 18 with intellectual or development disabilities & a resident of McHenry County. Questions email cindy.sullivan@opad.org. To register click here & for Spanish click here. Space is limited so register ASAP!!

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Save the date! Our Annual Fall Family Festival is September 25, 2022 12:00-5:00pm at Kingston Lanes (1330 S Eastwood Dr. Woodstock IL 60098). There will be something for the entire family from kids games, tattoos, raffles, and Live performances from Kingpins and Pirates over 40.

Connections is our new social group for autistic adults by autistic adults! Everyone 18 years or older with a diagnosis of autism or who self identify as autistic are welcome! This group is about creating social opportunities, finding common interests with other adults, and building new relationships. Next group meeting to be determined. For more information contact Darbi Carbone at 815-477-4720 ext. 226
darbi.carbone@opad.org


First group meeting is October 1, 2022, 9:00-11:30am at McHenry County Mental Health Board (620 Dakota St. Crystal Lake 60012.) For more information click the Sibshops Logo or contact Winter Noe at winter.noe@opad.org
To register visit this link & For Spanish click here

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Interested in learning more about autism? Join Options & Advocacy's Autism Resource Center for this free 4-part training series hosted at The Community Foundation for McHenry County: 33 E. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake.  Series Topics:

Upcoming dates:

December 8, 6-7:30PM-- Topic TBD

Question : susan.perkinks@opad.org     

To register: https://forms.gle/TcfFeCWTXZtoxJyz9

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Upcoming Groups & Events

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To pay for Social Skills group click below
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