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5220 S 6th St Rd, Suite 2400 Springfield, IL 62703 217.953.0894
As the largest comprehensive statewide program in the country dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with ASD and their families, TAP provides a variety of resources and services. As a collaboration of agencies, TAP is able to offer services that respond to the unique needs of different communities across Illinois.
1110 West Lake Cook Road, Suite 165 Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 847.279.7999
Rubin Law firm, since 1982, dedicated to special needs legal and future planning for our fellow Illinois families of children and adults with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and/or mental illness. Attorney Brian Rubin, a fellow parent, is Immediate Past President of The Arc of Illinois, and Attorney Benji Rubin, a fellow sibling, is a member of The Arc of Illinois Board of Directors, and President of SIBS, the Illinois chapter of the Sibling Leadership Conference, the national organization of siblings of individuals with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and/or mental illness.
1500 McConnor Parkway Schaumburg, IL 60173 630.240.8076
Internet Essentials is a program dedicated to Bridging the Digital Divide. Qualified low income individuals are provided high speed internet and training at a discounted price.
901 Warrenville Road, Suite 500 Lisle, IL 60532 630.628.7189
Life’s Plan, Inc. is a trustee service which offers financial planning and life care management in trusts for people with disabilities. Our trustee services are available to individuals, their families and professionals in setting up an OBRA D4C Pooled Trust account or a Third Party Pooled Special Needs pooled trust. Life’s Plan, Inc. can also manage individual special needs trust for families in providing supplemental supports and added financial benefits for a beneficiary with special needs.
7820 Graphics Tinley Park, IL 60477 708.532.3319
ACES$ Financial Management Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Northeast Pennsylvania Center for Independent Living, is a consumer-directed payroll management solution for Medicaid recipients and their caregivers. As a Center for Independent Living, we have decades of experience serving seniors as well as people with disabilities. CIL’s ACES$ Financial Management Services empowers consumers by handling the administrative employer functions of payroll for them. Additionally, the experience is simple and convenient for personal service workers. ACES$ is highly regarded by consumers for our efficient onboarding process as well as our outstanding customer service. Notably, ACES$ delivers a great cost savings to Medicaid programs and the states with which we work.
1110 W. Lake Cook Road., Suite 196 Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 847.279.8506
Family Benefit Solutions is dedicated to the protection and financial well being of families with special needs and seniors. We help secure and maintain available benefit assistance programs (SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare, HBWD, 1619, etc.) and help to preserve the family’s resources. We offer complimentary seminars for families and for professionals to help them navigate the government benefit arena.
Since 1945, Mutual of America has provided 403(b), 401(a), 457 & 401(k) retirement plan services for non-profit, health and human service organizations. We currently manage over $20 billion of retirement plan assets for groups and individuals and recently made administrative and recordkeeping changes to accommodate the new legislation under the CARES Act.
We are providing CARES Act webinars for our clients and non-profit association members to help guide them through the new coronavirus-related legislation and the impact on the plan sponsors and participants.
910 Skokie Blvd, Suite 102 Northbrook, IL 60062 847.509.4300
Are you prepared? Come learn about critical issues to plan for the future for parents and their adult child from a financial planner, The Arc of Illinois Board Member and Speaker. Sign up to receive a free retirement checklist and 30 minute phone consultation.
1615 Estes Ave. Des Plaines, IL 60018, 312.720.0305
Therap Services is a comprehensive Electronic Health Record, complete with Billing, Health Tracking/MAR, Goal Tracking and reporting, EW/Scheduling, Incident Reporting, and more!
Art Hand painted artistic expressions with alcohol ink on tiles and other found objects.
1364 County Road 100 East Neoga, IL 62447 217.895.2341
Camp New Hope, Inc. is a 501 c 3 Not-for-profit organization that provides year-round recreational program for people with developmental disabilities. Our mission is to provide affordable, quality programs and exceptional services in a caring environment and new hope for people with developmental disabilities, while providing parent and family support. Child and adults ages eight to eighty plus have been enjoying Residential Summer camps, Day Camps, Respite Weekends, boat rides, trail rides, trikes and more since 1974! See what Camp New Hope in Neoga, Illinois has to offer you!
101 Hempstead Place 1A Joliet, IL 60433 779.702.5540
High Tide Press publishes books for Leadership Development, IDD, ADHD, Person Centered Planning for Human Services Workers. Cherry Hill Books provides a wide selection of carefully picked books at conferences and online for families and human services providers. Featuring new books on ADHD, Human Rights, Abuse and Neglect, Corporate Culture, Gossip, The Power of Voce and many others. Visit the bookstore for the latest publications and book specials. www.CherryHillHighTide.com
DirectCourse is an e-learning curriculum suite designed to inspire, elevate and professionalize the unlicensed direct care workforce.
Comprised of 5 curricula sets, the first of which was College of Direct Support!
We have since partnered with 3 additional University Centers of Excellence to develop these curricula:
- College of Employment Services
- College of Recovery and Community Inclusion
- College of Personal Assistance and Caregiving
- Person Centered Counseling
Illinois DHS has approved all courses within College of Direct Support for use in meeting training requirements.
To browse our full DirectCourse catalog, CLICK HERE
Please contact Olivia Sullivan at 860-202-4237 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a free trial login, schedule a 1:1 platform demo and to answer any questions.
Day One Reliance
2320 Dean Street, Suite 101A, St. Charles, IL 60175 630.797.5096
DayOne Reliance is an organization providing education and personalized care management opportunities to families of individuals with special needs through multiple trust options without jeopardizing government benefits or entitlements.
36100 Genesee Lake Road Oconomowoc, WI 53066 262.569.5510 www.GeneseeLakeSchool.com
Genesee Lake School is a nationally recognized school dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, neurological disorders, or emotional disturbances. In addition, we offer specialized programs for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, and Complex Trauma. As a Council on Accreditation certified residential treatment program, we follow an individualized, person-centered, and integrated team approach, emphasizing positive behavioral support, therapeutic relationships, and developmentally appropriate practices. Our 160 acre campus in the wooded Wisconsin countryside is a calm and nurturing setting where students from around the country gain the skills and experiences necessary to successfully return to their families, school districts, and communities. Our goal at Genesee Lake School is to provide an innovative and enriching environment for the students in our care to learn and experience all that life can offer. To provide a place to grow.
Illinois Representative: Uli Senz 3166 N. Lincoln Avenue Suite 311 Chicago IL 60657 T:773.388.2795 Cell: 262.490.0464 F:773.388.2691 email@example.com
The Human Rights authority is the investigative arm of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission. The Authority investigates alleged violations of the rights of persons with disabilities by providers of services.
- HRA Fact Sheet
- HRA Info For Complainant
- Human Rights Authority Brochure
- IGAC Advocate Quarterly Issue
- Information for Complainants
Illinois ABLE Office of the Illinois Treasurer
400 W Monroe, Suite 401 Springfield, IL 62704 217.524.1778
Illinois ABLE—Achieving a Better Life Experience — accounts that change the way individuals with disabilities and their families can participate in the community; ABLE accounts change the way they plan for their financial futures; ABLE accounts easy to open; ABLE accounts are easy to manage; ABLE accounts are controlled by the account owner; ABLE accounts are used to help with everyday living expenses and long term purchase plans; ABLE accounts allow for savings and investment that are tax deductible; ABLE accounts did not prevent account owners from receiving SSI/SSDI.
100 South Grand Ave., East Springfield, IL 62704, 1.800.641.3929
The Client Assistance Program (CAP) helps people who are getting services, or who are trying to get services from the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program and/or the Centers for Independent Living that receive federal funds. CAP is available to help answer questions about your services or to help resolve problems or disagreements you might have with your rehabilitation program.
710 Medtronic Parkway MS 35-02-51 Minneapolis, MN 55432
DBS Therapy for Epilepsy carefully delivers controlled electrical stimulation directly to the specific areas of the brain involved with seizures through a small implanted device similar to a cardiac pacemaker.
850 Warrenville Road Lisle, IL 60532 630.874.4474
National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. We offer more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. National Louis University was founded on the principle that a quality education can transform lives, careers and communities.
- M.S. in Human Services Management Program Overview
- Why NLU for a Master’s Degree Human Services Management
- Benefits of Human Services Management
- HSM Admissions Requirements
- HSM Courses
- Unique Aspects of our Human Service Management Program
- Master Steps FOR FUTURE LEADERS Newsletter
122 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60603
P.A.C.E. at NLU is a three-year post-secondary program which is designed to meet the transitional needs for young adults with multiple intellectual, learning and developmental disabilities. P.A.C.E. is one of the leading residential-based programs in the country that integrates employment preparation, independent living skills coaching, functional academic courses and social development into a curriculum that prepares students for independent living through experiential learning.
550 W. Algonquin Road Arlington Heights, IL 60005 847.228.2451
Pace Suburban Bus is the premier suburban transit provider, safely and efficiently moving people to work, school, and other regional destinations. Pace’s family of public transportation services offer affordable and environmentally responsible transit options for the residents of 284 municipalities in Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The backbone of Chicago’s suburbs, Pace serves tens of thousands of daily riders. One of the largest bus services in North America, Pace covers 3,677 square miles, an area nearly the size of the state of Connecticut and about 15 times the size of the City of Chicago. Pace’s innovative approach to public transportation gives the agency a national reputation as an industry leader.
- HOP Flyer
- Advantage Van Flyer
- How to Contact Pace Suburban Bus
- Pace Suburban Bus ADA Paratransit Service Information
- Accessible Fixed Route Bus Service
- Pace Suburban Bus “Hope on the Bus” Training Information
- ADA Paratransit and fixed route on-board newsletters
901 Warrenville Road, Suite 500 Lisle, IL 60532 630.628.7170
Ray Graham Association is a non-profit organization that serves nearly 2,000 people with disabilities and their families throughout DuPage County and the surrounding area through five service areas: Residential, Employment, Life Skills, Recreational, and Family Support. Visit our exhibitors table to learn more about our Person-Centered Practices and RGA’s Mission: To create opportunities that empower people with disabilities to reach, Grow, and Achieve.
7900 Oakview Ln Woodridge, IL 60517 708.989.3619
SUPPORTING ILLINOIS BROTHERS & SISTERS, S.I.B.S., IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WHOSE MISSION IS TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO SIBLINGS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN ILLINOIS THROUGHOUT THE LIFE SPAN BY CONNECTING THEM WITH INFORMATION, NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES, AND RESOURCES, IN ORDER TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THEIR ENTIRE FAMILIES. S.I.B.S. began with the dream of one sibling and grew into an established Illinois non-profit organization in 2007. While support and advocacy have been focused on parents and people with disabilities, siblings have often been left out of the conversation. Siblings play an important role in the lives of their brother or sister with disabilities and have their own unique needs and experiences that should be discussed and addressed. S.I.B.S. strives to partner with people with disabilities, parents, and providers in order to advocate with our siblings so that we can impact services. After all we are stronger together!
- SIBS Brochure
- SIBS Resource Guide
- SLN Brochure
- Sibling Needs Across the Lifecourse
- What Siblings would like Parents and Services Providers to Know
- SIBS PowerPoint
Tarrytown Expocare Pharmacy
8500 Shoal Creek Blvd, Bldg 3 Ste 200 Austin, TX 78660 512.617.7312
Tarrytown Expocare Pharmacy exclusively serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our goal is to lessen the burden of medication management from providers by proactively managing medication refills and prior authorizations. We work diligently to minimize cost as well as reduce workload through the use of our proprietary online portal and mobile app.
2600 Commerce Dr Libertyville, IL 60060 847.918.3700
Efficiently collect verifiable data to complete your necessary documentation and maintain accurate records. SmartCAT, a HIPAA secured cloud based mobile data collection platform allows you to record patient observations, case notes and audits easily and securely. Pairing it with RFID technology enables you to provide proof or presence and pre-populate patient information into the forms to minimize human error. SmartCAT is available for both iOS and Android devices.