ILLINOIS

ADA Center
Great Lakes ADA Center
University of Illinois at Chicago
Institute on Disability & Human Development (MC 728)
1640 West Roosevelt Road, Room 405
Chicago, IL, 60608
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
(312) 413-1407 (V/TTY)
adata@adagreatlakes.org
http://www.adagreatlakes.org

Assistive Technology
Illinois Assistive Technology Program
1 W. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 100
Springfield, IL, 62701
(800) 852-5110 (V/TTY, in IL only)
(217) 522-7985 (V/TTY)
wgunther@iltech.org
http://www.iltech.org

Autism
Illinois Center for Autism
548 South Ruby Lane
Fairview Heights, IL, 62208
(618) 398-7500
info@illinoiscenterforautism.org
https://illinoiscenterforautism.org

CHIP
(health care for low-income uninsured children)
Illinois All Kids
(800) 843-6154
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov

D D Council
Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities
830 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 782-9696 (V/TTY)
http://www.state.il.us/agency/icdd/

Developmental Disabilities
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Human Services
319 E. Madison, Suite 4N
Springfield, IL, 62701
(217) 524-7065
http://www.state.il.us/agency/dhs

Early Intervention
Bureau of Early Intervention
Department of Human Services
222 S. College, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL, 62704
(800) 323-4769 (in IL only)
(217) 782-1981
janet.gully@illinois.gov
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/ei

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation Greater Southern Illinois
3515 N Belt W
Belleville, IL, 62226-5944
(866) 848-0472
(618) 236-2181
https://www.epilepsy.com/greater-southern-illinois

Epilepsy Foundation North/Central Illinois
321 W State St #208
Rockford, IL, 61101-1119
(800) 221-2689
(815) 964-2689
https://www.epilepsy.com/north-central-illinois-iowa-nebraska

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
17 N. State, Suite 650
Chicago, IL, 60602
(800) 273-6027
(312) 939-8622
(312) 628-4770(TTY)
info@epilepsychicago.org
http://www.epilepsychicago.org

Independent Living
To find out the contact information for the Statewide
Independent Living Council (SILC) in your state, contact:
Independent Living Research Utilization Project
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research
2323 South Sheppard, Suite 1000
Houston, TX, 77019
(713) 520-0232 (V)
(713) 520-5136 (TTY)
ilru@ilru.org
http://www.ilru.org

To find out the contact information for centers for independent living (CILs) in your state, contact:
National Council on Independent Living
1710 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC, 20036
(202) 207-0334 (V)
(202) 207-0340 (TTY)
ncil@ncil.org
http://www.ncil.org

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
The Arc of Illinois
18207-A Dixie Highway
Homewood, IL  , 60430
(708) 206-1930
tony@thearcofil.org
http://www.thearcofil.org

Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois
10101 S. Roberts Road, Suite 205
Palos Hills, IL, 60465
(708) 430-7532
LDAOFIL@ameritech.net
http://ldaillinois.org/

Mediation
Illinois State Board of Education
Division of Special Education Services
Springfield Office
(217) 782-5589
Chicago Office
(312) 814-5560
https://www.isbe.net

Mental Health
Division of Mental Health
Department of Human Services
110 S Grand Ave E
Springfield, IL 62762
(800)-843-6154
401 S Clinton St
Chicago, IL 60607
(800)-843-6154
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=33007

Mental Health America of Illinois
70 East Lake Street, Suite 900
Chicago , IL, 60601
(312) 368-9070
cwoz@mhai.org
http://www.mhai.org

NAMI Illinois, National Alliance on Mental Illness
218 W. Lawrence
Springfield, IL, 62704
(800) 346-4572
(217) 522-1403
namiil@sbcglobal.net
https://namiillinois.org/

Mental Health – Youth
Division of Mental Health
Department of Human Services
Springfield
(800) 843-6154
Chicago
(800) 843-6154
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29735

Parent Organizations
Family Support Network of Illinois
5739 W. Martindale Lane
Peoria, IL, 61615-9669
(309) 693-8981
fsn@familysupportnetwork.org
http://www.familysupportnetwork.org/

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Illinois Congress of Parents and Teachers
901 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL, 62704-2790
(800) 877-9617
(217) 528-9617
il_office@pta.org
http://www.illinoispta.org

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
Family Resource Center on Disabilities
20 E. Jackson Boulevard, Room 300
Chicago, IL, 60604
(800) 952-4199 (In IL)
(312) 939-3513 (V)
(312) 939-3519 (TDD)
info@frcd.org
http://www.frcd.org

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
Family Matters
Parent Training and Information Center
1901 S. 4th Street, Suite 209
Effingham, IL, 62401
(866) 436-7842
(217) 347-5428 (V/TTY)
deinhorn@fmptic.org; info@fmptic.org
http://www.fmptic.org

Parent-To-Parent
Family Resource Center on Disabilities
20 E. Jackson Boulevard, Suite 300
Chicago, IL, 60604
(800) 952-4199 (In IL)
(312) 939-3513
info@frcd.org
http://www.frcd.org

Preschool, Disabilities
Division of Early Childhood Education
100 N. First Street, C-428
Springfield, IL, 62777-0001
(217) 524-4835
hhenders@isbe.net
http://www.isbe.net

Protection & Advocacy
Equip for Equality, Inc.
20 N. Michigan, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60602
(800) 537-2632 (V)
(312) 341-0022 (V)
(800) 610-2779 (TTY)
contactus@equipforequality.org
http://www.equipforequality.org

For a listing of resource centers that provide legal or advocacy services at no or low cost, visit: http://www.iser.com/CAadvocacy.html

Relay Services
(800) 526-0857 (V)
(800) 526-0844 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
(877) 526-6690 (Speech to Speech)

Special Education
Illinois State Board of Education
Kate Anderson Foley, Ph.D.
Assistant Superintendent/State Director of Special Education
(217)-782-4870- Springfield
(312)-814-5560- Chicago
https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Special-Education-Programs.aspx

Special Format Library
Illinois State Library
Talking Book and Braille Service
401 E. Washington
Springfield, IL, 62701
(800) 665-5576 ext. 5 (in IL)
(217) 782-9435
(888) 261-5280 (TTY)
sruda@ilsos.net
http://www.ilbph.org

Special Health Care Needs
Division of Specialized Care for Children
University of Illinois at Chicago
3135 Old Jacksonville Road
Springfield, IL, 62704-6488
(217) 558-2350
http://www.uic.edu/hsc/dscc/

Speech, Language, and Hearing
Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association
35 East Wacker Dr., Suite 850
Chicago, IL  60601-2106
(312) 644-0828
ckeillor@bostrom.com
http://www.ishail.org

State Web Site
Connect with your state’s official website to find all manner of state agencies and information, including how to contact your governor and/or your representatives in the Senate and House:
http://www.state.il.us/

Technical Support to Schools
Midwest PBiS Network
2900 Ogden Ave
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 620-9032
support@midwestpbis.org
http://www.midwestpbis.org/

On Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Center
PBIS Network
Chicago: (312) 814-2220
Springfield: (217) 782-4321
https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Positive-Behavioral-Intervention.aspx

Transition Services
Illinois State Board of Education
Springfield
(217) 782-4321/(866) 262-6663
(312) 814-2220
https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Special-Education-Indicator-13.aspx

UCEDD
Institute on Disability and Human Development (M/C 626)
Department of Disability and Human Development
University of Illinois at Chicago
1640 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL, 60608
(312) 413-1647
dhd@uic.edu
http://ahs.uic.edu/disability-human-development/

Vocational Education, Disabilities
Illinois State Board of Education
100 N. First Street
Springfield, IL, 62777-0001
(217) 782-4620
http://www.isbe.net

Division of Rehabilitation Services
Department of Human Services
Check website for local offices
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29736

Pathways Awareness
150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2100
Chicago, IL, 60601
(800) 955-2445
(800) 326-8154 (TTY)
friends@pathways.org
http://www.pathways.org

Variety – The Children’s Charity of Illinois
1001 W 75th St. #153
Woodridge, IL 60517
501c3 #36-1908475
312-822-0660
info@varietyofillinois.org