for Individuals with Visual Impairments & Other Disabilities
In addition to being the home of CRIS radio, the Chicago Lighthouse is a not-for-profit agency committed to providing the highest quality educational, clinical, vocational and rehabilitation services for children, youth and adults who are blind or visually impaired, including deaf-blind and multi-disabled.
Voices of Vision Talking Book Center
Voices of Vision Talking Book Center is one of four subregional libraries working with the Illinois State Library in Springfield to serve readers throughout Illinois.
DuPage Center for Independent Living
The DuPage Center for Independent Living is a non-residential, community-based, not-for-profit agency which provides advocacy and services to persons with disabilities in DuPage County.
Websites for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs
Illinois State Board of Education, Special Education Services
This website offers information on all facets of special education within the State of Illinois. Illinois State Board of Education publications and forms are also available here.
Autism Society of Illinois
This organization is headquartered in Lombard, IL and is part of the Autism Society of America. Their website provides information on a local level to support parents of autistic children, and promote autism education, awareness, advocacy, and research.
Easter Seals Dupage
This site outlines the services offered by Easter Seals and provides links to information on resources, legislative action, locations, etc.
On this site you can also subscribe to a monthly e-mail newsletter from Easter Seals.
Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities
Here you will find information on the services provided by this organization, including family support, recreational activities, employment, community learning centers, and their supported living program.
NEDSRA: Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association
Each year Nedsra offers quality recreation programs and services for children with disabilities. This site offers a complete listing and calendar of their programs and services.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Provides information on disabilities in children and youth, programs and services and special education laws.
Internet Resources for Special Children
IRSC is dedicated to serving children with disabilities and other health related disorders worldwide. This web site acts as a central starting point that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities.
Children with Disabilities in the Yahoo! Directory
This site offers a directory to hundreds of sites that deal with different types of disabilities, and lists resources, government agencies, and organizations that serve the disabled.