Community Resource List
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Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
Shirley Ryan Ability Lab offers sports opportunities to people with physical disabilities of all ages.
Synergy Adaptive Athletics
Synergy Adaptive Athletics is a collaborative program between NEDSRA and WDSRA which offers opportunities for people with a physical disability or visual impairment to participate in both competitive and recreational sports.
Creative Mobility puts a positive spin on adaptive bikes to enable people to go where they have never gone before.
Illinois Assistive Technology Program
Illinois Assistive Technology Program provides free information and assistance on assistive technology.
Centennial Counseling Center
Centennial Counseling Center provides therapy services for children and adolescents.
Family Counseling Service
Family Counseling Service provides services for all ages going through difficulties.
Konick & Associates, P.C.
Konick & Associates provides a variety of services for Autism Spectrum Disorder, depression, anxiety, stress and more.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI provides mental health education, support, and advocacy for individuals, family members and communities.
Pica & Associations
Pica & Associates provides psychological services and holistic medicine.
Camelot Therapeutic Day School
Camelot Therapeutic Day School of Naperville provides academic and therapeutic services for children, adolescents and young adults, ages five through 21with extraordinary needs.
C.O.R.E Academy is committed to developing innovative strategies for children with disabilities.
SPARK (Strong, Prepared and Ready for Kindergarten) is an education initiative of Fox Valley United Way that helps underserved Aurora families with children ages birth through five.
Employment & Job Training
AbilityLinks helps individuals with disabilities find jobs by connecting applicants to a network of employers that value disability inclusion.
AutonomyWorks employs people with Autism Spectrum Disorder to deliver exceptional business services, while building independent lives for employees.
Disability Works provides career employment training services and connects individuals with disabilities to resources.
Parents Alliance Employment Project
Parents Alliance Employment Project improves the quality of life for people with disabilities through individualized employment services.
Almost Home Kids
Almost Home Kids provides a bridge from hospital to home for children with medical complexities by educating families, coordinating community-based medical and social services, and respite care.
BrightStar Care provides a personalized approach to care, case management, and disability assistance for clients through quality home care, pressure relief, respite care, etc.
Buddy Break is a free respite care program where children with special needs and their siblings have fun and make new friends.
Community Support Services
Community Support Services provides individual or group respite with professional, supervised support.
Illinois Respite Coalition
Illinois Respite Coalition is dedicated to spreading the awareness of lifespan respite of caregivers of individuals with special needs.
Lily Garden Child Care Center
Lily Garden Child Care Center offers Full and Part-Time and drop-in child care.
Little Friends-Respite Family Services
Little Friends’ Respite Family Services offers caregivers’ time for rest and relief from challenges associated with raising a child with special needs.
Ray Graham Association
Ray Graham Association offers families strategies to support their loved ones and integrate them into the community.
Respite Care Resources
Respite Care Resources connects you to compassionate and experienced special needs focused caregivers.
Sibling Leadership Network
Sibling Leadership Network provides siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families.
Sibling Support Project
Sibling Support Project is dedicated to the life-long and ever-changing concerns of millions of brothers and sisters of people with special developmental, health, and mental health needs.
Supporting Illinois Brothers and Sisters, Inc.
Supporting Illinois Brothers and Sisters, Inc. has a mission to provide support to siblings of people with disabilities in Illinois by connecting them with information, networking opportunities, and resources in order to enhance the quality of life for their entire family.
Continuum Behavioral Health
Continuum Behavioral Health addresses the needs of those who present signs or symptoms associated with behavioral disorders and related developmental disabilities.
GiGi’s Playhouse offers free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community.
Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of children with cerebral palsy.
Cerebral Palsy Guide
Cerebral Palsy Guide helps families find medical options, emotional support, and financial assistance through legal claims.
AIM-CIL (Achieving Independence and Mobility Center for Independent Living) provides leadership through training, community development and advocacy to enable persons with disabilities to fully participate in family, social and community life.
Association for Individual Development (AID)
AID is a leading provider of developmental disability and behavioral health services that address the unique needs of individuals throughout every stage of their lives.
Bethesda Lutheran Communities
Bethesda provides services and support to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities find a sense of community and belonging.
Clancy & Associates
Clancy & Associates is a full service special needs law firm dedicated to planning for individuals with special needs and their families.
DayOne PACT provides service case management, trust and guardianship services for people with disabilities in Illinois.
DayOne Reliance provides assistance to families in planning a secure future for their family member, sibling, child or aging parent with a disability.
Easter Seals DuPage and Fox Valley
Easterseals enables infants; children, and adults with disabilities to achieve their maximum independence, and to provide support to families.
Life’s Plan, Inc.
Life’s Plan, Inc. assists families by crating special needs trusts.
Open Door Rehabilitation Center
Open Door Rehabilitation Center strives to provide opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through residential services and day programs.
Eden Supportive Living
Supportive Living facility serving people disabilities.
Alden Village provides comprehensive medical services for individuals with developmental disabilities and other medically complex conditions.
Therapies (ABA, Speech/Language, Music, and Occupational)
My Recess Therapy
My Recess Therapy is a pediatric sensory-based clinic focused on Occupational, Speech, and Physical Therapies.
Therapy Care Ltd.
Therapy Care provides pediatric and adult services for Speech/Language and Occupational therapies.
Treehouse Pediatric Therapy
Treehouse Pediatric Therapy provides ABA, Speech/Language, and Occupational therapies.
Behavioral Perspective Inc.
BPI focuses on intensive, client-focused programming and advanced staff development. With continued support from staff and their families, children can reach their goals of maximized independence and an improved quality of life.
By Your Side: Autism Therapy Services
By Your Side provides ABA, Speech/Language, and Occupational therapies.
Nexus Solutions for Autism
Nexus Solutions for Autism provides ABA therapy, parent support and social skills group.
The Place for Children with Autism
The Place for Children with Autism provides ABA therapy for children ages 2-6.
Music Speaks Therapy, LLC
Music Speaks Therapy strives to enhance the health, function and well-being of individuals through music.
Ride In Kane
Ride In Kane is the City of Geneva sponsored paratransit transportation for those living within the city limits.
PACE operates a fixed route bus system.
Careers & Degrees in Healthcare: A Guide for Students with Disabilities: https://www.edumed.org/resources/students-with-disabilities/
Resources and Support for College Students with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, or Dyscalculia: https://www.edumed.org/resources/college-students-with-dyslexia/
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