Resources for…

Support Groups

State & Federal Services

Scholarship & Financial Assistance

Guides & Educational Materials

Adaptive Sports

For Students with Disabilities

General Assistance

Chiari & Syringomyelia

Guides & Educational Materials



Spina Bifida

Chiari & Syringomyelia

State & Federal Resources

Illinois Early Intervention Services – Provides services for familes to assist children less than 36-months old meet developmental milestones.

Illinois Home Services Program – provides services to individuals with severe disabilities so they can remain in their homes and be as independent as possible

Illinois Vocational Rehab Services – help for people with disabilities to find and keep jobs


Caregiver Support – Get tips and information to help you care for your loved one with special medical needs and/or disabilities

Adaptive Sports

  • Lincolnway Special Recreation Association – LWSRA offers a wide variety of quality programs, including participation in Special Olympics Illinois, each season to residents of all ages and all abilities. Social programs, programs for children, trips, special events, athletic programs, and an adult day program are also available.
  • Dare2Tri – Offers free training opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities and visual impairments throughout the year (youth and adults)