- Access Chicago
- The Arc of Illinois
The Arc of Illinois is committed to empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in community life through informed choices. The Arc is an excellent source of information regarding legislation that affects people with intellectual disabilities.
- The Arc National Discussion Board
A forum to post questions, find answers and disseminate information.
- The Association of University Centers on Disabilities
A network of interdisciplinary Centers advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities.
- The Belle Center
The Belle Center promotes the rights and expectations of all children to be fully included in the community. The Center provides a progressive, family-centered inclusive approach to education and community life that supports children with disabilities and their families.
- Department of Human Services
DHS helps Illinois families achieve self-sufficiency, independence and health to the maximum extent possible.
- Illinois Advisory Council on Developmental Disabilities
The Advisory Council is comprised of individuals with disabilities, families, education and disability service providers, government officials and other persons interested in the well-being and support of persons with developmental disabilities
- The Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities
Is the trade association for community rehabilitation agencies in Illinois.
- The Institute on Public Policy for People with Disabilities
The Institute is a voluntary association of organizations supporting services to persons with developmental disabilities.
- JJ's List
JJ's list gives consumers with disabilities, their families and friends a place to post reviews of the disability awareness of businesses in both in service and workplace. Reviews are posted in the Disability Awareness Directory, a searchable list of businesses and services that contains information about their disability awareness.
- United States Social Security Administration
The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
- Voting Information
Obtain contact information for the elected officials who serve your community.
- The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities has information on city services for people with disabilities. Click on "City Services" and then click on "Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities.
- The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities has information on how to find, choose and check the quality of service providers in your area.
- Detailed information on future planning
Detailed information on future planning for people with special needs.
- Best Buddies
Best Buddies is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.
- St. Gregory
St. Gregory's partners with Neumann Family Services on several ongoing projects.