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

Specific Disabilities and Developmental Delays
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