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Literacy, Education and Professional Training Services

Anixter Center Educational Services provides individualized instruction to children and adults in an academic setting. Programs are designed and implemented through a multidisciplinary team approach to student needs, with a strong emphasis on community integration.

Stuart G. Ferst School
Provides functional academic instruction, vocational experience and/or therapeutic education to students 7-21 years of age with behavioral/emotional disorders, traumatic brain injuries, or developmental disabilities such as autism, cognitive impairment or physical/medical impairment.
 
Adult Literacy Services
The Literacy program offers one-to-one tutoring services for individuals with disabilities aged 16 and older. Together, Literacy students and volunteer tutors create specific short-term and long-term goals based on what is important to the individual and the potential impact on his or her life.
 
Resources for current tutors can be found here.
 
Anixter Center Training Institute
The Training Institute is an educational arm of Anixter Center that offers an array of professional training events geared to social service organizations and personnel that serve people with disabilities.

 

 

 

Anixter Center Names Rebecca Clark Interim President & CEO

Chicago, Ill. (Aug. 15, 2017) — Rebecca Clark has been named Interim CEO & President of Anixter Center, one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area serving people of all ages with disabilities. Clark first joined Anixter Center in 2015 as the Vice President of Program Development, Innovation... Read more

Tickets on Sale Now for Chicago Hearing Society’s Fall Benefit on Oct. 26

Chicago, Ill. (Aug. 28, 2017) — Chicago Hearing Society will host its annual benefit, “Raise Your Paddle for CHS!,” on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. The benefit will be held at SPiN Chicago, 344 N. State St., one of the city’s newest go-to spots. Early bird tickets are available now for $75... Read more

New Focus to Close June 16, 2017

It is with great sadness that I announce the closing of our New Focus program effective June 16, 2017. New Focus cares for individuals who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. The main funding source for New Focus, a major grant from the Employment Division of DHS, will be terminated... Read more

 

Anixter Center Success | Margaret

Anixter Center Success | Margaret

Margaret definitely knows what she wants—a job. And she also knows what it will take to get one—better job skills and her GED. Anixter Center is supporting her all the... Read more

 

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