Family Support and Support Groups
Answers for Special Kids (A.S.K.)
Selective Mutism Support Group
Rett Syndrome Association of Illinois
Welcome to the Rett Syndrome Association of Illinois. We are dedicated to developing awareness and understanding of, and furthering the advancement of research for Rett Syndrome. Rett Syndrome Association of Illinois (RSAI) serves as a support system, and provides resources for families and friends.
Choices for Parents
Resources, Advocacy, Information, Services, and Support
A statewide coalition of parents and professionals ensuring that children identified as deaf or hard of hearing and their families receive the necessary resources, advocacy, information, services and unbiased support.
Phone: 312.523.6400 v/tty
Outside of Chicago area: 866.733.8729 v/tty
Hearing Loss of America
Local chapters listed on website.
Poca of DuPage (POCA) Parents of Children with Allergies
MOCHA, Mothers of Children Having Allergies
MOCHA (Mothers of Children Having Allergies) is a group of parents sharing information and supporting each other. The 700+ Chicagoland members of MOCHA know how frightening it can be to learn that your child has been diagnosed with severe, often life-threatening allergies.
Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
An Illinois not-for-profit organization serving 43 counties, the foundation offers counseling, advocacy and educational services to people with epilepsy, their families, and the communities in which they live. Services include information about epilepsy, training and education, case management, programs for children and adults, support groups, legal help, and much more.
West Suburban Parent Support Group for Down Syndrome