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.
Cerebral Palsy Guide (CPG) provides easy-to-read information, support and financial assistance to families affected by cerebral palsy.
TEL: (630) 960-9700
TEL: (815) 741-0800
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.
TEL: (630) 842-7643
Assists with job training opportunities and employment options for transition students and young adults with disabilities.
Office of Disability Employment Policy
TEL: (815) 740-5350
TEL: (630) 530-1120
TEL: (773) 248-9121 TTY: (773) 248-9174
TEL: (217) 524-2396
TEL: (630) 364-3922
TEL: (800) 843-6154
Money Follows the Person/ Community Reintegration Program
TEL: (800) 368-1463
Illinois Department of Human Services
TEL: (630) 407-6500
Senior and Persons with Disabilities Unit
License plates and placards.
Certain townships may assist with utility assistance, tax benefits and/or transportation.
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.