Disability Support

  • Jewish Children and Family Services (JCFS)

     JCFS Chicago strives to enhance social-emotional well-being for adults, children, teens and families, and to maximize potential for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They provide a wide range of services, from counseling and psychological evaluation, pediatric therapies, autism and disorders, early childhood development, to legal advocacy and more. Informative website blogs include tips, stories and strategies.

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  • JJs List

    Helps businesses meet the needs of customers or employees with disabilities by incorporating disability-aware best practices into core business strategies and providing meaningful career paths in communications, technology and digital marketing to people with disabilities.

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  • LD Online

    Learning Disabilities OnLine, a national educational service of WETA-TV, the PBS station in Washington, D.C., provides accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD for all school aged children.

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  • PACER Center

    Through more than 30 projects, PACER provides individual assistance, workshops, publications, and other resources to help families make decisions about education and other services for their child or young adult with disabilities. Parents can find free, helpful publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities. Also in Spanish, Hmong, and Somali.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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