Illinois Resource Guide

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS and SUPPORT GROUPS

 

ALS

ALS Association-Greater Chicago Chapter
220 West Huron Street, Suite 4003 Chicago, Illinois 60654
Phone: 312-932-0000 Website:
www.webchicago.alsa.org

 

Les Turner Foundation for ALS
5550 West Touhy Avenue, Suite 302 Skokie, Illinois 60077
Phone: 847-679-3311 Website:
www.lesturnerals.org 

 

AMPUTEE

AUTISM

The Autism Project
Chicago- 773-834-3864
Central Illinois- 217-525-8332
Southern Illinois- 618-536-2122 

 

Autism Resource Center
Good Shepherd Center
2220 Carroll Parkway Flossmoor, Illinois 60422
Phone: 708-957-5700 

 

Autism Society of Illinois
2200 South Main Street, Suite 317 Lombard, Illinois 60148
Phone: 630-691-1270 Website:
www.autismillinois.org 

 

BLIND

Blind Service Association, Inc.
22 West Monroe Street, 11th Floor Chicago, Illinois 60603
Phone: 312-236-0808 

 

Chicago Lighthouse for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired
1850 West Roosevelt Road Chicago, Illinois 60608
Phone: 312-666-1331 Website:
www.chicagolighthouse.org 

 

Educational Tape Recording for the Blind
10641 South Pulaski Road Chicago, Illinois 60655
Phone: 773-445-3533 

 

Guild for the Blind
180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1700 Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone: 312-236-8569 Website:
www.guildfortheblind.org 

 

Hadley School for the Blind
700 Elm Street Winnetka, Illinois 60093
Phone: 847-446-8111 Website:
www.hadley-school.org 

 

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults
485 Avenue of the Cities, Suite 5 East Moline, Illinois 61244
Phone: 319-755-0018 TTY: 309-755-0021
Website:
www.hknc.org 

 

Horizons For the Blind
2 North Williams Road Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
Phone: 815-444-8800 Website:
www.horizons-blind.org 

 

BRAIN INJURY

Brain Injury Association of Illinois
PO Box 64420 Chicago, Illinois 60664
Phone: 312-726-5699 Website:
www.biail.org

 

FRIEDREICH'S ATAXIA

 

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Illinois Chapter
525 West Monroe Street Chicago, Illinois 60661
Phone: 312-421-4500 Website:
www.nmss.org

 

PARKINSON'S DISEASE

American Parkinson Disease Association-Midwest Chapter
Central DuPage Hospital Care Center
1800 North Main Street, Suite 215 Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Phone: 630-933-4392 Website:
www.apdamidwest.org 

 

POST-POLIO SYNDROME

 

SPINA BIFIDA

Illinois Spina Bifida Association
3080 Ogden Avenue, Suite 103 Lisle, Illinois 60532
Phone: 630-637-1050 Website:
www.illinoisspinabifidaassociation.com 

 

Spina Bifida Association of Illinois
8765 West Higgins Road, Suite 403 Chicago, Illinois 60631
Phone: 773-444-0305  Website:
www.sbail.org

 

SPINAL CORD INJURY


BACKBONES
PO Box 7334 Prospect Heights, Illinois 60070
Phone: 618-SCI-5484 Website:
www.backbonesonline.com 

 

Facing Disability
737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1560 Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: 312-284-2525 Website:
www.facingdisability.com 

 

The Hill Foundation for Families Living with Disabilities
737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1560 Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: 312-284-2525 Website:
www.facingdisability.com 

 

Oscar Mike Foundation
103 Bradford Place Poplar Grove, Illinois 61065
Phone: 815-742-4407 Website:
www.oscarmike.org 

 

Paralyzed Veterans of America
PO Box 1337 Hines, Illinois 60141
Phone: 708-344-8214 Website:
www.vaughanpva.org 

 

Spinal Cord Injury Association of Illinois
1032 South LaGrange Road LaGrange, Illinois 60525
Phone: 708-352-6223 Website:
www.sci-illinois.org