Disability Support

  • Voices for Illinois Children

    Voices supports policies and programs that enhance the well-being of children, families, and communities in Illinois through policy research and analysis, policy advocacy, strategic communications, and community engagement. Voices produces several publications, including a newsletter, fact sheets, and blog.

    Read more
  • Understood, for Learning and Attention Issues

    A program of the National Center for Learning Disabilities, Understood provides well-researched and practical information for families and a secure community where parents can trade tips and experiences with other parents. The website is in English and Spanish and includes thousands of articles, decision guides, quizzes, slideshows, tips and tools.

    Read more
  • UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago

    A charitable not-for-profit agency serving individuals with disabilities in metropolitan Chicago and beyond providing information on learning, technology, services and support for people of all ages with disabilities and their families.

    Read more
  • Star Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder

    Formed in 2016 from a merger of two longstanding organizations: SPD Foundation and STAR Center. STAR Institute provides treatment, education, and research for children, adolescents, and adults with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), including feeding disorders and other disorders with sensory issues such as autism and ADHD.

    Read more
  • Selective Mutism Association

    SMA and the Childhood Anxiety Network works to increase public awareness of selective mutism and related childhood anxiety disorders, to promote greater understanding of these disorders through education, support of research and to provide support to professionals, affected individuals and their families.

    Selective Mutism Parent Support meetings are held periodically in Arlington Heights. Contact Kathy Slattery at kslattery@cntrmail.org for more details.

    Read more
  • PEAK Parent Center Colorado

    PEAK Parent Center is a nonprofit that works to ensure that all people with disabilities are fully included in their neighborhood schools, communities, employment, and all walks of life. PEAK provides live and archived webinars on a variety of disability topics.

    Read more