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Tech Savvy Seniors: Unlocking The Digitial World
Independent Living Resource Center, Inc. d.b.a. Mainstream will offer this 
FREE of charge technology workshop to support seniors and individuals 
with disabilities in navigating this Digital Age.

The workshops will be available at different facilities for seniors and/or 
individuals with disabilities to offer the opportunity to improve confidence
in digital skills including the following.

-Basics of smartphones, tablets, and comp
-Introduction to internet and e-mail
-Social Media basics and staying connected
-Online services: banking, shopping, and healthcare portals
-Online safety and privacy tips

If you require an accommodation to participate in this hands-on training, 
be sure to let a staffer know at the time that you register.

Facilitator(s): Bethany Baldwin, Mainstream's Programs Manager

Sign up today to schedule a hands-on training class at your facility 
by Phone to :(800) 371-9026, ext. #124

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Register by email

June 18th, 2024 to July 30th, 2024
3:00 P.M. to 4:15 P.M.
LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED
ACCESS: A Support Group for Working Individuals with Disabilities
Independent Living Resource Center, Inc. d.b.a. Mainstream is now offering 
a support group for working individuals with disabilities.  ACCESS, which 
stands for Achievement, Coaching, Career, Empowerment, Support and Success, 
is a community committed to fostering growth, confidence, and connections
for individuals with disabilities.

ACCESS welcomes individuals of all abilities who are passionate about embracing
independence, achieving career goals, and supporting one another along the way.

Facilitator: Belthany Baldwin, Mainstream's Programs Manager 

If you require an accommodation to participate in this monthly virtual support 
group, be sure to let a staffer know at the time that you register. 

Register by Phone: (800) 371-9026, ext. #124
By Email: Mainstream.Baldwin@sbcglobal.net
By Zoom: https://bit.ly/ACCESSMainstream 

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Register by email

June 27th, 2024 to September 26th, 2024
4th Thursdays of Every Month
7:00 P.M. to 7:45 P.M. 
VIRTUAL MEETING
F.L.A.S.H. Youth Peer Support Group
Independent Living Resource Center, Inc. d.b.a. Mainstream is now inviting
youths with disabilities ages 16 to 22 to become a part of FLASH (Fostering
Leadership and Advancing Skills for High Schoolers), a Youth Peer Support
group empowering High School Students with Disabilities.

FLASH Youth's mission is leadership and self-advocacy skills, increased
confidence and independence and community building with peers.  The peer 
group's purpose is to develop leadership skills to navigate life 
beyond high school, build a supportive community with peers, and gain the
tools and confidence for independence.

Facilitator: Belthany Baldwin, Mainstream's Programs Manager 

If you require an accommodation to participate in this monthly Youth
Peer Support Group, be sure to let a staffer know at the time that you register. 

Register by Phone: (800) 371-9026, ext. #124
By Email: Mainstream.Baldwin@sbcglobal.net

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Register by email

July 18th, 2024 to September 19th, 2024
3rd Thursdays of Every Month
5:00 P.M. to 5:45 P.M.
Mainstream's Conference Room
300 South Rodney Parham Road, Suite #5
Little Rock, AR 72205
Steps To Take Before You Vote
Independent Living Resource Center d.b.a. Mainstream will offer this FREE 
of charge ZOOM Information Sharing Session where we will be reviewing how to
exercise your right to vote, knowing what the deadlines are to register, the 
steps to checking your voter status, how to apply for an absentee ballot and 
the importance of researching election issues.

Facilitator: Mainstream's Programs Manager

If you require an accommodation to participate in this informational session, 
be sure to let a staffer know at the time that you register.

Please Register before the deadline of July 16, 2024  
by Phone to: (800) 371-9026, ext. #0

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Register by email

July 23rd, 2024 to July 23rd, 2024
10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. 
Zoom Learning Session
Basics of the Americans with Disabilities Act of July 26, 1990
Independent Living Resource Center d.b.a. Mainstream will offer this FREE 
of charge Informative Session providing a basic overview of the prestigious 
Americans with Disabilities Act that set precedence for the civil rights of 
individuals with disabilities in 1990. We will be breaking down specific 
components of the law and the titles, the historical background, knowledge 
about your rights to advocate, in addition to covering recent updates, 
resources on entities responsible for enforcing the ADA, and practical examples 
of ADA compliance with an opportunity for participants to engage in a Q&A at the end!


Facilitator: Mainstream's Programs Manager

If you require an accommodation to participate in this informational session, 
be sure to let a staffer know at the time that you register.

Please Register before the deadline of July 17, 2024  
by Phone to: (800) 371-9026, ext. #0
by Zoom: https://bit.ly/MainstreamADA 

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Register by email

July 25th, 2024 to July 25th, 2024
10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
ZOOM Learning Session

Public Health: The Well-being of Older Adults & Individuals with Disabilities
Independent Living Resource Center d.b.a. Mainstream will offer this FREE 
of charge Educational Session exploring the subject matters that include 
Public Health Challenges, Health and Wellness, Steps to Accessing Health 
Care Services, Pandemic Preparedness in the Future, and Aging and 
Possible Disability Networks in Central Arkansas.


Facilitator: Mainstream's Social Support Specialist

If you require an accommodation to participate in this informational session, 
be sure to let a staffer know at the time that you register.

Please Register before the deadline of June 11, 2024  
by Phone to: (800) 371-9026, ext. #0
by Zoom: https://bit.ly/PHWell-Being 

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Register by email

July 30th, 2024 to July 30th, 2024
3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. 
Zoom Learning Session

For more information, please call (501) 280-0012. Thank you!