Helpful Links

  • Cerebral Palsy Group

    Cerebral Palsy Group is a national organization that was created so that it may serve the individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy by providing information, support, resources and education.

  • Cerebral Palsy Guidance

    Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance.

  • Able Data

    Able Data provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources.

  • American With Disabilities Act

    Information and technical assistance on the American with Developmental Disabilities Act.

  • The Arc of Illinois

    The Arc of Illinois is a state-wide advocacy organization, committed to empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in community life.

  • The Arc of the United States

    The Arc is the world’s largest community based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Autism Key

    A site run by parents and for parents of children with autism and autism spectrum disorders.

  • Autism Society of Illinois

    A resource for Illinois parents of children with autism and autism spectrum disorders.

  • Chicago Parent

    A great source for information, current events, happenings and other resources.

  • Children and Family Connections

    This site, hosted by Western Illinois University, provides information on the regional intake agencies for children and families to enter the Illinois Early Intervention System.

  • Exceptional Parent Magazine

    A publication for parents and families of children with special needs.

  • Illinois Department of Human Services

    Information on State of Illinois services for individuals with developmental disabilities

  • Illinois Early Intervention System

    The State of Illinois’ Early Intervention System web pages with information about early intervention services for children with developmental disabilities

  • Illinois Life Span Project

    Statewide Information Resource & Referral for Advocacy & Services for People with Developmental Disabilities.


    A site that links parents directly to local programs, services, and community agencies and to help parents find information on raising and educating their children.

  • National Association for Down syndrome

    The site of the oldest organization in the country serving individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

  • National Down Syndrome Society

    A resource of Down syndrome education, research and advocacy.

  • Network of Care for Behavioral Health

    A resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health and looking for local Oak Park area supports. This site is sponsored by the Oak Park Community Mental Health Board.

  • The Sensory Processing Disorder Network

    A resource for Sensory Processing Disorder research, education, and advocacy.

  • Unique

    Unique is a source of information and support to families, individuals and professionals affected by any rare chromosome disorder.

  • United Cerebral Palsy

    United Cerebral Palsy is a leading source of information on cerebral palsy and is an advocate for the rights of persons with any disability.

  • 4MyChild

    A resource related to caring for a child with Cerebral Palsy and other neurological injuries.