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Family Therapy Clinic opens new program

Published: Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 1:32 p.m. CDT

The Family Therapy Clinic of Northern Illinois University has a new family therapy program for families raising children with disabilities.

The program, titled “The Families with Children with Disabilities Family Therapy Program,” is funded through The Family Therapy Clinic of NIU and the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Services include up to 10 free therapy services for families with children with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities living in DeKalb County. Services will be provided by marriage and family therapy students at the Family Therapy Clinic of NIU. Funding is limited and families will be enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Family Therapy Clinic is located on the NIU campus on the first floor of Wirtz Hall (the north entrance of the building). The building is located near the corner of Lucinda Avenue and Garden Road. The facility is fully accessible. Free parking also is available.

Interested families should contact the Family Therapy Clinic at 815-753-1684.

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