The Special Recreation Associations Network of Illinois (SRANI) is a network of therapeutic recreation agencies. Special Recreation Associations provide community-based special recreation services to children and adults with disabilities.
The American Youth Soccer Organization Very Important Players (AYSO VIP) Program provides a quality soccer experience for children and adults whose physical or mental disabilities make it difficult to successfully participate on mainstream teams.
VIP teams may include:
• Blind or visually impaired
• Amputees or with conditions that impair mobility
• Mentally or emotionally challenged
• Down syndrome
• Cerebral Palsy
If you are ready to have your child play or would like more information please contact your local AYSO Region. To find your Region contact AYSO National Office at (800) 872-2976 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois STARNET provides a variety of opportunities for personal and professional growth for those who touch the lives of young children, ages birth through eight, with an emphasis on children with special needs. STARNET supports family-centered, researched, and effective practices in early childhood education and care.
2626 S. Clearbrook Dr.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4626
Addresses accessibility issues and enables access via modifications.
Assists families and youths in crisis. Services focus on housing, relationships, homeless youth, youth needing family intervention, and counseling.
Will County Health Department
Provides comprehensive public health programs and primary health care and dental services for medically under-served residents.
Offers a sheltered workshop environment where people work with supervision in a supportive setting.
Supports independence and helps locate and secure housing in an appropriate setting.
Services of Will, Grundy & Kankakee Counties, Inc. (CFC #15) Early Intervention
Provides resources and support for children 0-3 with developmental disabilities in Grundy, Kankakee, and Will Counties.
2300 Glenwood Avenue
Joliet, IL 60436
As a part of the UIC Department of Disability and Human Development, this clinic provides comprehensive assessment and treatment services for children, adolescents, and adults with developmental disabilities.