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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 to Honor Alexander Pissios at Spring 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 annual Spring Gala on Thursday, May 3. Themed “Sharing Strengths, Building... Read more

Anixter Center Names Rebecca Clark President & CEO

Chicago, Ill. (Dec. 27, 2017) — Rebecca Clark has been tapped to be the next CEO & President of Anixter Center. Nearly 100 years old, Anixter Center is an experienced leader in serving people of all ages with disabilities. Clark first joined the venerable nonprofit in 2015 as the Vice... Read more

Anixter Center Hosts Huge Holiday Sale of Toys, Games, Puzzles & Books on Saturday, Dec. 9

Anixter Center Hosts Huge Holiday Sale of Toys, Games, Puzzles & Books on Saturday, Dec. 9 More Than 1,000 Gently Used Items on Sale Chicago, Ill. (Nov. 28, 2017) — More than a thousand gently used toys, books, games and puzzles will be on sale 9 am to 3 pm Saturday, Dec. 9... 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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