Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)

  • 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.
  • Children with Special Needs: ADHD
    This 2-page PDF created by the Head Start Center for Inclusion offers families and professionals a brief description of ADHD, some issues that a child with ADHD could exhibit and some strategies for overcoming challenges that may be associated with ADHD.

Autism

Blindness/Visual Impairments

Cerebral Palsy

  • Children with Special Needs: Cerebral Palsy
    This 2-page PDF created by the Head Start Center for Inclusion offers families and professionals a brief description of cerebral palsy, some early signs of cerebral palsy that a child, usually under 3 years of age, could exhibit and some strategies for overcoming challenges that may be associated with cerebral palsy.
  • United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln

Deaf-Blindness

Deafness/Hearing Impairments

See Hearing Impairments/Deafness

Down Syndrome

Early Intervention

Early Literacy

Epilepsy

Family Support and Parenting

General Early Childhood

General Health and Health Care

Hearing Impairments/Deafness

Intellectual Disability (formerly Mental Retardation)

Learning Disabilities

Mental Health

Speech and Language Impairments

  • Children with Special Needs: Communication Disorders – Speech DisordersThis 3-page PDF created by the Head Start Center for Inclusion offers families and professionals a brief description of some common speech disorders including childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and orofacial myofunctional disorder (OMD), some behavioral symptoms that a child with with these speech disorders could exhibit and some strategies for overcoming challenges that may be associated with speech disorders.
  • Illinois Speech Language Hearing Association (ISHA)ISHA’s Mission is to support and advocate for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and the individuals they serve with communication, hearing, and swallowing disorders.

Spina Bifida

Spinal Cord Injury

State Agencies

Traumatic Brain Injury

Violence Prevention/Child Abuse Prevention

  • First Signs, Inc.
    First Signs, Inc., is an organization formed to educate both parents and professionals about autism. The Web site includes research reports and resources related to the early warning signs of autism and related disorders.
  • Prevent Child Abuse Illinois
Specific Disabilities and Developmental Delays
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