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Long-Term Life Planning Tips for Your Special Needs Child

Making plans for the future can be overwhelming and scary, especially if you have children to consider. When your child also has special needs, there
 
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NCTV17 Interviews Little Friends' New CEO

Mike Briggs is now the President and CEO of Little Friends Inc., following the resignation of previous CEO, Kristi Landorff. Briggs served on the Little
 
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New ID Card Unveiled to Help Keep People with Disabilities Safe

Illinois State Representative Stephanie Kifowit (pictured) and State Senator Linda Holmes were joined by local law enforcement, social service agencies (including Little Friends) and parents
 
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Little Friends Welcomes New CEO

Little Friends is pleased to announce Mike Briggs as the organization’s new CEO/President beginning March 8. Briggs, 60, of Naperville, has been involved with Little
 
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Little Friends' 41st Annual Benefit Auction to be held on March 4th

Little Friends’ 41st Annual Benefit Auction will be held Saturday, March 4th at the Hilton Lisle-Naperville, located on the south side of Warrenville Road just
 
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Lost in the Noise

November 11, 2016 One of the things about my job that surprises most people is the amount of time I spend dealing with legislation and
 
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Celebrity Bartending Event Set to Launch Giving Tree Program

Little Friends is kicking off their annual Giving Tree program with a very special Celebrity Bartending Showdown on November 16th! Please join us at The
 
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Alfred Bersted Foundation Makes Center for Autism Move Possible

Little Friends would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the Alfred Bersted Foundation for their generous support, which made it possible for the Center
 
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Little Friends Parade of Lights Scheduled for November 27th!

Little Friends Parade of Lights will continue to brighten downtown Naperville this holiday season! The Little Friends Parade of Lights is on for Sunday, November
 
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Step Up and Shine For Autism Walk Canceled

Little Friends has made the difficult decision to cancel this year's Step Up and Shine For Autism Walk. Since 2009, the Little Friends Step Up
 
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ASID Illinois Gives Back

ASID Illinois Gives Back
Completes Renovation of Little Friends, Inc.

Materials donated for Pro-Bono Renovation of Naperville’s Little Friends, Inc. Little Friends Inc. announces the completion of Project Give-A-Hug, the pro-bono renovation of the reception
 
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Knowledge Empowers

Knowledge Empowers

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and the Little Friends Center for Autism is defining the signs of the autism spectrum, communicating steps we can take to help, and building knowledge that will change the perception of autism for all.
 
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Our Friends, Our Lives,
Our Community

With real-world experience, our clients and their families develop a deep sense of pride, a lasting set of skills and a meaningful group of friends, all while making the world around them a more fulfilling place.
 
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Upcoming Events

“Everyone Is An Artist” Reception
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Details Coming Soon

Little Friends Golf Classic
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Little Friends Parade of Lights
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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