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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.

 

 

 

QIDP (Qualitied Intellectual Disabilities Professional) Certification Course

Anixter Center is offering the QIDP Certification Course to the public (Qualitied Intellectual Disabilities Professional). The course will cost $750.  The classes are scheduled for Wednesday mornings from 9am to 1pm at 6610 N. Clark Street starting August 8th with the final class on October 3rd; and the Final Exam due by October 10th. Interested Applicants can complete... Read more

Anixter Center Holds Toy & Furniture Sale Saturday, March 3, 2018

Free Admission; Nearly 1,000 Items on Sale Chicago, Ill. (Jan. 24, 2018) — A large selection of toys, books, games and office furniture will go on sale 9 am to 2 pm Saturday, March 3, at Anixter Center, 2032 N. Clybourn Ave., in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. The toy sale features items for... Read more

Anixter Center to Honor Alexander Pissios at its 2018 Gala on May 3

7th Annual Benefit to Be Held at Stage 18 Chicago Chicago, Illinois – (Jan. 12, 2018) — Anixter Center, a leading nonprofit in the Chicago area serving people with disabilities, will roll out the red carpet as it honors Alexander Pissios at its 2018 Gala on Thursday, May 3. Themed “Sharing Strengths, Building... 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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