Resources

BY CLICKING ON THE LINKS BELOW YOU WILL FIND RESOURCES, INFORMATION, SERVICES, ARTICLES, MATERIALS, TOOLS, AND FUN ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.

AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT SERVE LAKE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF WAUKEGAN:

Organization/Web Site Link: Phone Number:
AAUW Nursery School (847) 623-0550
A Safe Place (847) 249-5147
Boys and Girls Club of Lake County (847) 249-4878
Boy Scouts of America (847) 433-1813
Catholic Charities (847) 249-3500
Childserv (847) 263-2200

College of Lake County Lakeshore Campus (847) 623-8686
COOL Food Pantry (847) 662-1230
COOL Family Housing Program (847) 662-1340
Secretary of State Driver's License Exam Center (847) 662-7171
Habitat for Humanity (847) 623-1020
IL Department of Employment Security (888) 337-7378
IL Department of Public Aid (847) 336-5212
IL Department of Public Health
LACASA (847) 244-1187
Lake County Affordable Housing Commission (847) 263-7478
Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (847) 377-8000

IL Poison Center (800) 222-1222
Prairie State Legal Services (847) 662-6925
(800) 942-3940
SER Jobs for Progress (847) 336-1004
Vista Medical Center East (847) 360-3000
Vista Medical Center West (847) 249-3900
Waukegan Public Library (847) 623-2041
YMCA (847) 360-9622
YWCA (847) 662-4247

STATE OF ILLINOIS:

Organization Web Site:

Illinois Department on Aging

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan

Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

Illinois Housing Development Authority

Illinois Department of Human Rights

Illinois Student Assistance Commission

EDUCATIONAL LINKS:

Reviewed Childrens Books

National Center for Family Literacy

Improving Early Reading Achievement

Parent Links

Helping your Child with Homework

Bilingual Education

Google Translate

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition

Discovery School: Foreign Languages

SPECIAL EDUCATION LINKS:

Organizations and Agencies for Special Needs Children

The National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education (NAPCSE)

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Council for Exceptional Children

US Department of Education

Information on Specific Conditions

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

American Foundation for the Blind

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Dyslexia

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Information and Resources on Adult Special Needs and Special Education Issues

Illinois Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS)

Illinois Division of Developmental Disability Services

Society for Disability Studies

Advocacy

Illinois Developmental Disabilities Council

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

Assistive Technology

Illinois Assistive Technology Program

Bullying

NASP: Bullying Prevention and Intervention

Alternate Assessment

Interactive Illinois Report Card

Guardianship

The Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

Higher Education

Higher Education Questions and Answers for Students with Disabilities

WrightsLaw: Help for College Students with Disabilities

IEP Development

WrightsLaw: Smart IEPs

WrightsLaw: Writing IEPs for Success

Inclusion

WrightsLaw: Inclusion

PACER.org: Telling Classmates about Child's Disability

Literacy

WrightsLaw: Students with IEPs can receive Title 1 Services

Reading Development Checklist

WrightsLaw: Criteria for Remedial Reading Programs

Recreation/Leisure

Illinois Special Olympics

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