Spotlighting IAG

We Educate and Elevate

IAG Speaker's Bureau

IAG Speakers Bureau- Persons supported by IAG are hired to speak at different organizations. Some examples of these presentations are about living in an integrated community, advocacy, and transportation. Some of the places they have been are at the Speak Up Speak Out Summit, Real Choices for Everyone (a Going Home event), The Arc of Illinois convention, and providing staff training.

 

Bob Peterson

Valerie Granberry

Movie Production

Persons supported by IAG are writing short films and videos to highlight their creativity, prop production and set design, collaborative writing skills and editing prowess, and of course, acting! 

IAG Empowers Its People

IAG is proud to offer vocational training to assist its people to live empowered and independent lives.

 

Woodworking
Design Studio

Persons supported by IAG are making furniture for sale. They have been learning about different wood types, construction, and finishing. They also have been learning about safety in working around the saws and other tools. Projects include tables, games, birdhouses, jewelry boxes, and other small wood gifts. 

 

Yoga and Meditation

IAG Is proud to offer Yoga and Mediation Classes.  Yoga's incorporation of meditation and breathing can help improve a person's mental well-being. “Regular yoga practice creates mental clarity and calmness; increases body awareness; relieves chronic stress patterns; relaxes the mind; centers attention, and sharpens concentration.