Put together by the
Council of Chief State School Officers. "How to Select,
Administer and Evaluate Use of Accommodations for Instruction and Assessment
of Students with Disabilities".
Physical and Developmental Therapy facilities located in Naperville, IL and
Shorewood, IL. They also provide parent support groups, developmental
play groups, aquatic therapy and infant massage.
Healthcare for uninsured children in Illinois.
A charitable service organization dedicated to creating mobility and
independence for people with disabilities. You can obtain a therapeutic
tricycle locally at low or no cost.
for Special Kids (A.S.K.)
A.S.K. is a non-profit organization established to support and educate
families of children with special needs or learning differences in Evanston,
Illinois and neighboring communities.
The Arc of Illinois
The Arc of Illinois is committed to empowering persons with disabilities to
achieve full participation in community life through informed choices.
between families, schools and communities.
Resources for teaching
Focuses on vision
Adaptive bikes and
2930 Campton Hills Rd.
St. Charles, IL 60175
program to assist parents of children with disabilities to obtain
appropriate educational services for their children. Call 800-851-8728.
of Specialized Care for Children
coordination for families and children with special health care needs.
Preparedness for Children with Special Needs
This website from the
American Academy of Pediatrics, includes an
Emergency Medical form.
This emergency form has been endorsed by the
American College of Emergency Physicians.
Resource Center on Disabilities
A coalition of parents
and professional organizations covering all disabilities.
Your statewide health information resource for families of children and
youth with special needs.
Hands Therapy, LLC
Amy Kurtz, MOTR/L
provides occupational therapy services for children to ensure their
success in both the home and school environment. 2777 Finley Rd., Ste.
27, Downers Grove, IL 60515 Phone:
Bureau of Early Intervention
Provides services and
information for ages birth to 3 years. Help Me Grow/Future for Kids
Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan (ICHIP)
A state health benefits program, not an
insurance company or entitlement program. Persons must qualify for coverage.
Early Intervention Clearinghouse
Free lending library
to access information on health, educational, disability and developmental
concerns of infants and young children.
An information link
for Illinois families. We’re working to
link parents directly to
local programs, services, and community agencies—
and to help parents find information on raising and educating their
State Advisory Council on the Education of Children with Disabilities
A proactive body, advising the Governor, Legislature and the State Board of
Education on current issues relating to the education of children and youth
with disabilities. Public comment is encouraged at all business
meetings, which are held at various locations throughout the state.
State Board of Education, Illinois
Ed policies and procedures; NCLB
and IDEA 2004
Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Kids Enjoy Exercise
Now (KEEN) is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that provides free
one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with
mental and physical disabilities.
Brain Injury Clubhouse
Provides programs and events for adults and children with brain injuries.
1010 N Hooker Street, Suite 302
Chicago, IL 60642
for Kids' Success
They offer clinic
based services, as well as community-based services in the home, daycare,
community settings and schools. Located in Downers Grove, Illinois.
Helping children with
special needs through toys and play.
Shore Pediatric Therapy
Experience and innovation to maximize your child's potential.
Locations in Glenview, Highland Park, Libertyville and Chicago.
Pathways Center is a non-for-profit organization that has been serving
children and families since 1985. The Physical and Occupational
Therapists, and Speech/Language Pathologists are licensed by the State of
Illinois. Located in Glenview, Illinois.
For Pathways' July 2007 Newsletter that lists all the medical professionals you
should know, click
consulting practice which empowers parents of children with special needs.
Catherine Whitcher is the founder and can be reached at
Services for DuPage
and Cook counties.
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Hospital for Children
consultation, and resources to the early childhood community in Illinois.
Therapy Oriented Tricycles (TOT) and Hand Operated Tricycles (HOT)
specially built for children with disabilities. A therapist
referral is necessary.
Contact: Connie Hankins, 630-355-7211