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GOVERNMENT SITES

City of Chicago: Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)

http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/mopd.html

Provides advocacy and direct services for people with disabilities residing in Chicago

Disability.gov

https://www.disability.gov/

Federal government web portal providing information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide

Federal Domestic Assistance

http://gsa.gov/portal/content/101097

Federal government web portal providing listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments, non-profit organizations and institutions, specialized groups and individuals

NON-PROFIT SITES

Disability Resources: Illinois

http://www.disabilityresources.org/ILLINOIS.html

Provides listing of resources for people with disabilities residing in Illinois

Equip for Equality

http://www.equipforequality.org/

Provides advocacy assistance, legal services, and disability rights education

Resource Guide for Persons with Disabilities

http://www.equipforequality.org/resourcecenter/guide.pdf

Provides listing of disability-related resources compiled by The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Brain Injury Association of Illinois

http://www.biail.org/

Provides resources for individuals living in Illinois with brain injury  

Autism Society of Illinois

http://www.autismillinois.org/

Provides resources for individuals living in Illinois with autism spectrum disorder  

The Autism Program of Illinois at UIC

http://www.theautismprogram.org/services-network/network-partners/uic/

Provides clinical and community services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder

Institute on Disability & Human Development at UIC

http://www.idhd.org/

Provides advocacy assistance and direct community services for people with disabilities

Rush University Medical Center, Autism Resource Center

http://www.rush.edu/rumc/page-1213718660256.html

Provides referrals for families who have a child with autism spectrum disorder, links children and families with appropriate services

 

 

Toys "R" Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids - Toys "R" Us has released the 2012 Toys "R" Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, a complimentary toy-selection guide for parents and friends of children with disabilities.  

Toys“R”Us®, Inc. announced the release of the 2012 edition of the Toys“R”Us® Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids®, an easy-to-use toy selection resource for those who know, love and shop for children with special needs. Published annually, this complimentary guide is available now in Toys“R”Us®® and Babies“R”Us® stores nationwide and online, in both English and Spanish, at Toysrus.com/DifferentlyAbled. This year, mom, TV host and philanthropist Nancy O’Dell appears on the cover alongside Saskia Vogt, an 8-year-old girl with Down syndrome.


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