Resources

The following are links that may be of interest to you. It is not an all-inclusive list. On these sites 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

(847) 223-6601

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

NICASA

(847) 244-4434

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 Council on Developmental Disabilities

Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission

Illinois State Board of Education

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

Illinois Housing Development Authority

Illinois Department of Human Rights

Illinois Student Assistance Commission


EDUCATIONAL LINKS:


Literacy

Reviewed Childrens Books

National Center for Family Literacy

Improving Early Reading Achievement

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence


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 Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

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

Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities in Illinois

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates


Assistive Technology

Illinois Assistive Technology Program


Behavioral Issues and Topics

Functional Behavioral Assessments

 

Bullying

NASP: Bullying Prevention and Intervention


Alternate Assessment

Illinois Alternate Assessment (IAA)

Interactive Illinois Report Card


Guardianship

The Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission


High School

Successful Transitions: Making the Move to High School

 

Higher Education

Higher Education Questions and Answers for Students with Disabilities

WrightsLaw: Help for College Students with Disabilities


Homebound

Special Needs Student Transportation


IEP Development

WrightsLaw: Smart IEPs

WrightsLaw: Writing IEPs for Success


Inclusion

WrightsLaw: Inclusion

PACER.org: Telling Classmates about Child's Disability


Military Families

STOMP Project Training


Literacy

WrightsLaw: Students with IEPs can receive Title 1 Services

WrightsLaw: Criteria for Remedial Reading Programs


Recreation/Leisure

Illinois Special Olympics


KIDS LINKS

A Word a Day

American Girl: Fun for Girls

Angelina Ballerina

PBS Kids

Bananaboo

Ben and Jerry's Fun Stuff

Billy Bear's Playground

Bob the Builder

Brain Bashers

Chateau Meddybemps: Learning Activities

Chess Kids Academy

Children's Storybooks Online

Cool Spots for Kids

Dave Pilkey's Web Site of Fun

Disney Junior

Exploratorium

Fact Monster

FunBrain

Funology.com

Government Agency Pages for Kids

Hip Pocket Change

How Stuff Works

Kids Activities

Kids.gov

Kids Mysteries

Learning Planet

LegoLand

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic: Education

Newseum

NIEHS Kids' Pages

OwlKids.com

PuzzleMaker

Scholastic for Kids

Seussville University

Signing Time (Sign Language)

Smithsonian Kids

Smithsonian: Kids Collecting

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