Parents and Students

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity  Disorder)

Provides information for individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and their families. Membership and advocacy organization offering support and education for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.
800 233-4050



Do2learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills.
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The Family Matters

The Family Matters (PTIC) can assist you to learn about early intervention services for children from birth to three years of age, can inform you about special education services for school aged children, can help with transition issues for students who will be leaving the educational system and are preparing for the world of work, adult services or college, and can provide information about resources, best practices, specific disabilities, and training opportunities and conferences.

Learning Disabilities Online

Resources on learning disabilities and ADHD


Lincoln Challenge Academy

For information: National Guard Armory
5550 Ocean Trail Road, Rm. 127
Decatur, IL 62521
217 761-3126

NICHCY (National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities)

A central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. Easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education. State Resource Sheets will help you connect with the disability agencies and organizations in your state. Read and freely share our many articles and publications, sign up fortheir newsletter, and write or call NICHCY for more personalized assistance.


PACER Center

Parent Training and Information Center in Minnesota - offers resources and information for parents of children with disabilities.


Parent University Newsletter

Publication put out by Memorial Medical Health System which covers topics from infants to tweens. To see this newsletter go to:  then type in Parent University in search box.


SCIL's Youth Transition Services

for more information please click here 
Read: Youth Transition Newsletter

UIC - Division of Specialized Care for Children

Springfield Regional Office
3135 Old Jacksonville Road
Springfield, IL 62704
Toll free: 800 322-3722


Wrightslaw - Special Education Law and Advocacy

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

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