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PFLC – Special Olympics is ON!

Hello Parents and Friends,

PLFC has some good news to share!

The Activity Department notified us that the Special Olympics is ON! 

Contact the ELDC Activity Department at 708-283-3107 to be sure your loved one is on the list as a participant.

The ELDC Activity Department must have a current completed, signed form from all parents/guardians to participate.

The ELDC Activity Department will send you the pre-filled form with your loved one’s information to you to sign and mail back to them.

ELDC has a ‘short window’ of time to meet the Special Olympics deadline to enroll your loved one for participation, and they must have a completed form so mail it back to them as soon as possible.

 Regards,

Sarah Ross

PFLC Corresponding Secretary

ludemanpflc.org

ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

PFLC – Ludeman Stimulus Fund Update & Phone Directory

Dear Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center,

Ludeman Center Director Tim Montgomery’s update from the March 16, 2022 Guardian call.

Interim Facility Director Tim Montgomery provided PFLC updated information today regarding the Ludeman Residents Stimulus Fund account.

 Tim also provided a ELDC Phone List of key resources if should you need assistance from the Center. 

 Attached are the two documents that we have been authorized to send to you:

  1. Stimulus Spenddown Center Director Tim Montgomery:  Stimulus Spenddown Tim Montgomery
  2. ELC Director Listing:  ELC DIRECTOR LISTING

We are not posting the ELC Director Listing on our website as this will generate unwanted calls to the Center (i.e. vendors, newspapers, reporters, etc.).

Please respect the confidentiality of the attached documentation and do not share.

 Regards,

Sarah Ross

PFLC Corresponding Secretary

ludemanpflc.org

ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

Hello Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center,

It’s time again for our monthly Teleconference Call with the Elisabeth Ludeman Center Interim Center Director, Tim Montgomery.

Got questions?  Ludeman Guardian Teleconference Call is this Wednesday, March 16th at 1:30pm

The Call-In Number is:

312-535-8110 and the Pass Code is 133 279 8487##

Last month we were introduced to Ludeman’s new interim Center Director, Tim Montgomery and heard about his background, philosophy and goals for the Center.

This Wednesday we will get introduced to Reggie Logan, Ludeman’s new interim Assistant Center Director of Residential Services and Olayinka Olarewaju, Ludeman’s Assistant Center Director of Operations. They along with Tim Montgomery will be answering any questions you have for them.

A topic that will definitely be addressed is the Stimulus checks that residents received during the pandemic and notifications many guardians recently received saying those dollars need to be “spent down” by the end of March.  Confused about what you need to do and the options you have?  Call-in on Wednesday and get answers. 

And as always, you are also encouraged to email PFLC any questions you have that you would like included with the questions we forward to the Center Director in advance of the meeting.  Please send those to PFLC by Monday night.

Thanks and we look forward to having you join in on the call.

Regards,
Sarah Ross
PFLC Corresponding Secretary

PFLC – Ludeman Monthly Teleconference Call February 16th

Dear Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center,

The Monthly Teleconference Call with the Elisabeth Ludeman Developmental Center Acting Facility Director Timothy Montgomery is this Wednesday.  Please reply with any questions you have for the Ludeman Center prior to the call.  There will also be an opportunity to ask questions during the call. 

Please join the call to be updated and informed on the Elisabeth Ludeman Center happenings.

DATE:   FEBRUARY 16, 2022                              TIME:  1:30 pm CST – 2:30 pm CST

The Call-In Number is:

312-535-8110 and the Pass Code is 133 279 8487##

Regards,

Sarah Ross

PFLC Corresponding Secretary

ludemanpflc.org

ludemanpflc@gmail.com

PFLC – IMPORTANT: Monthly Teleconference Call With ELDC Director Today, 1.19.2022 at 1:30 PM CST

Dear Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center,

The Monthly Teleconference Call with the Elisabeth Ludeman Developmental Center Facility Director is Today. 
Please join the call to be updated and informed on the Elisabeth Ludeman Center holidays and happenings.
There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the call.

DATE:  January 19, 2022         TIME: 1:30 p.m. CST – 2:30 p.m. CST

The Call-In Number is:

            312-535-8110  and the Pass Code is 133 279 8487##

Regards,

Sarah Ross PFLC Corresponding Secretary

ludemanpflc.org

ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

UPDATE: PFLC – Urgent Message from the St. of ILL. – Ludeman and all Developmental Centers – Correction

Dear Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center,

The telephone number in our prior email had the incorrect telephone number to call.  The correct number is 708-283-3213.

We deeply apologize for any confusion this caused to visit or pick up your loved one for a home visit.

Regards,

Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center Board

ludemanpflc.org

Ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

Dear Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center,

The Illinois State Operated Developmental Centers Administration is requesting that all Developmental Centers in Illinois notify Guardians & Families to test upon arrival at their Center prior to taking their loved one home and/or prior to an onsite visit.

Guardians and Families are encouraged to test regardless of their vaccination status.  This is an added layer of protection for your loved one. 

Please call the Ludeman Center when you arrive and remain in your car. Once you are on the Ludeman Center property, drive to Building #13 where the COVID-19 Testing is available. When you arrive, call 708-283-3213. A Ludeman Staff Member will come out to your car to perform the COVID-19 Test.

May you and your loved ones Stay Safe and Healthy during this holiday season and the New Year.

Regards,

Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center Board

ludemanpflc.org

Ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

PFLC – VOR Action Alert – Needs Our Support

Hello Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center,

The VOR – Voice of Reason is a national organization that supports the mission to continue providing and improving services for our loved ones that are diagnosed with I/DD (Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled).

There are legislative efforts going on now to reduce the services and sheltered workshops for our I/DD loved ones. VOR is asking us to support their efforts and to reach out to our federal and state legislators regarding sustaining services and workshop environments for the I/DD community.

PFLC is asking that you send your legislators a letter that states the value of these services and reducing services would cause undue harm to your loved ones – especially those that live in an ICF (Intermediate Care Facility). The Elisabeth Ludeman Center is categorized as an ICF, so it is especially important that our legislators hear from us.

Click on the link below for additional information and links to send letters to your legislators. Attached is a document that provides additional information and links for you to support the VOR effort to preserve the services our loved ones rely on.

Send your letters, please!

Thank you.

Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center Board

ludemanpflc@gmail.com

Ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

PFLC – IMPORTANT: Monthly Teleconference Call With ELDC Director Update

Dear Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center,

Elisabeth Ludeman Developmental Center Monthly Parent – Guardian Teleconference Call with ELDC Director, Tameka L. Watson

IMPORTANT: The December 20, 2021 scheduled ELDC Director Teleconference Call is Cancelled.

We wish you Happy Holidays and look forward to a Great 2022!

NEXT TELECONFERENCE CALL

DATE:  January 19, 2022 TIME: 1:30 p.m. CST – 2:30 p.m. CST

The Conference Call Number and Additional Dates will be sent prior to January 19, 2022.

Regards,

Parents and Friends of Ludeman Board

P.O. Box 754

Park Forest, IL 60466

ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

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CYBER MONDAY 2021, GIVING TUESDAY!

CYBER MONDAY 2021, GIVING TUESDAY!

We have a busy ‘Support Your Charity’ week ahead of us – Today is Cyber Monday – what makes this day extra special for PFLC is Amazon gives to Charities all year long!   Be sure to use our Amazon Smile link to sign in to your account, and we receive a donation from Amazon. 

PFLC Amazon Smile Link

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday November 30th.  Be sure to read our Giving Tuesday letter and support all the good work Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center does with your charitable donation – and we are approved as a non-profit for tax purposes – a win for you and PFLC!

2021 Holiday Fundraising Letter

PayPal – Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center 

Without your generous donations, PFLC could not enhance the lives of our loved ones that live at the Ludeman Center.  We humbly thank you for your generosity. 

Happy Holidays to You and Yours!

Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center Board

ludemanpflc.org

ludeman.pflc@gmail.com

PFLC – Ludeman Center Teleconference Call – Monday, November 15th

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Hello Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center!

This is a friendly reminder that Ludeman Center Director, Tameka L. Watson, will be hosting a Teleconference Call for Parents and Guardians tomorrow, Monday, November 15th at 2:30 p.m. CST. Going forward, the Teleconference Call for Parents and Guardians will be on the THIRD MONDAY of the Month.  Mark your calendars:

November 15th      December 20th

The Teleconference Call Number and Access Code going forward is:

Telephone Number:   312-535-8110             Access Code:  133 279 8487#

We encourage all Parents/Guardians to join the call to hear the Ludeman Center updates regarding the services, care and visitation information that is provided for  our loved ones that live at the Ludeman Center.

If you wish to send us your questions via email prior to the meeting tomorrow at 2:30 p.m., Use the subject line “Question for Tameka” and send to our email address: ludeman.pflc@gmail.com  You can also ask your questions on the call, if time permits. Thank you. 

Regards,

Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center Board

ludemanpflc.org

ludeman.pflc@ludemanpflc