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Employee Spotlight Meet Janet

Meet Janet, a Direct Support Professional in our Supported Living program.

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Blog 8 Ways to Make Holiday Gatherings More Accessible for Guests with Autism

November has officially arrived, which means the holidays are just around the corner! While all of the glitz and glam may be a fun and exciting thing for many of us, it can be hard for those on the spectrum who may have some extra sensory...

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Blog Embrace Kindness on World Kindness Day and Beyond

  World Kindness Day was November 13th! Just because this international celebration is over, that doesn’t mean you can’t keep showing kindness any day of the year. It is completely up to you to decide when and how you will be kind.   What is...

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News Marcfirst Announces New Name

Normal, ILL – Marcfirst announced today that it has completed a major change in name, logo, and brand. As of September 28th, 2023, Marcfirst is doing business as Lifelong Access.    We have been part of the community for 68 years, however, the...

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Events A D’Vine Affair for Marcfirst

The 11th Annual D'Vine Affair will be held on Thursday, September 28th, 2023. Click here to see photos from last year and learn more.

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News Marcfirst Golf Classic

The 2023 Doug Collins Marcfirst Golf Classic and An Evening with Doug & Chris Collins was a huge success! Thanks to our golfers, our sponsors, and all our supporters, we were able to raise over $100,000 after expenses!

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Employee Spotlight Meet Dana

Watch our video to meet Dana and Eddie. Since joining Marcfirst in early 2017, Dana has had the opportunity to share her knowledge, talents, and enthusiasm while developing her career path, working in several different roles and responsibilities.

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Employee Spotlight Meet Dan

Dan is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in our Applied Behavior Analysis program. He has been with Marcfirst for 17 years and started as a QIDP.

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Blog What Is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)?

What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)? ABA is a scientifically proven therapy that focuses on understanding human behavior and using that knowledge to bring about meaningful changes. It's like unlocking the secrets of behavior to help...

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News Marcfirst Receives $10,000 Grant from Bayer Fund

Marcfirst received a grant for $10,000 from Bayer Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer in the U.S., which has been used to install STEM walls for children at The Gregg Chadwick Marcfirst Pediatric Therapy Center.

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