The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) ensures students with a disability are provided with Free Appropriate Public Education that is tailored to their individual needs. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides equal opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities, including students.  These schools and organizations provide resources to service these needs.

Donka, Inc.

TEL: (630) 665-8169

Donka, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides computer training and job readiness services to persons with physical, visual and limited learning disabilities.

Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA) at Elmhurst College

TEL: (630) 617-3752

The Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA) is a four-year, post-secondary certificate program for young adults, ages 18-28, with differing abilities.

Giant Steps

TEL: (630) 864-3800

Giant Steps is as a therapeutic day school licensed and certified to exclusively serve students with a primary diagnosis of autism.

Indian Prairie School District 204 Special Needs PTA

Indian Prairie Special Needs PTA (IPSN) serves all schools located in Indian Prairie School District 204 and partners with the district to create a more inclusive educational experience for all children who require a special education plan.

Little Friends

TEL: (630) 355-6533

Little Friends is a human services agency operating three schools, vocational training programs, community-based residential opportunities and the Little Friends Center for Autism.

North Central College Center for Student Success

TEL: (630) 637-5264

North Central College‚Äôs Center for Student Success provides access and accommodation services for students with a physical, emotional and/or learning disability.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation

TEL: (630) 570-7948

Turning Pointe CN Day School serves the specific and unique needs of students learning with autism. Turning Pointe Career College program teaches and trains adults on the spectrum for employment.