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Accessibility Resources

Your Input is Needed!

The Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota in collaboration with The Arc has launched a Family and Individual Needs for Disability Supports Survey. People aged 18 years or older who provide primary un-paid and frequent support to a person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) living in the United States and its territories are invited to provide feedback on their experiences. This survey is open until March 30, 2017.

Developmental Disabilities

Cerebral Palsy Guide

TEL: 1.855.329.1008

Cerebral Palsy Guide (CPG) provides easy-to-read information, support and financial assistance to families affected by cerebral palsy.

Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities - DuPage County

TEL: (630) 960-9700

Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities - Will County

TEL: (815) 741-0800

Education

BestColleges.com

TEL: (281) 846-3072 EMAIL: contact@bestcolleges.com

BestColleges.com features a collection of resource guides that include an outline of student rights, strategies for success, a listing of assistive technologies and a curated list of scholarships for students with disabilities.

College of DuPage

TEL: (630) 942-2380 Center for Accessibility and Accommodations: (630) 942-2154

Emergency Preparedness

Employment

NapervilleWorks

TEL: (630) 842-7643

Assists with job training opportunities and employment options for transition students and young adults with disabilities.

U.S. Department of Labor

Office of Disability Employment Policy

Financial

Illinois Department of Public Aid - Will County

TEL: (815) 740-5350

Medicaid

TEL: (630) 530-1120

Hearing and Vision

Chicago Hearing Society

TEL: (773) 248-9121 TTY: (773) 248-9174

Hearing & Vision Division of Illinois Department of Public Health

TEL: (217) 524-2396

Lions Club of Naperville (Naperville Noon Lions)

TEL: (630) 364-3922

Housing

Illinois Department of Human Services

TEL: (800) 843-6154

Money Follows the Person/ Community Reintegration Program

Legal Assistance

Adults with Disabilities Domestic Abuse Program

TEL: (800) 368-1463

Illinois Department of Human Services

DuPage County State’s Attorney

TEL: (630) 407-6500

Senior and Persons with Disabilities Unit

Parking

Illinois Secretary of State

License plates and placards.

Programs and Services

Recreation

Special Events

Townships

Certain townships may assist with utility assistance, tax benefits and/or transportation.

Transportation

Hop on the Bus

A free service which educates people with disabilities on taking a PACE bus. There is a classroom portion and they also bring a REAL bus out and educate people on accessing and using it.

Voting