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Illinois Autism Training & Technical Assistance Project

The Illinois Autism/Training and Technical Assistance Project (IATTAP) is one of four Illinois State Board of Education initiatives under the Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Center (ISTAC) that provide training and technical assistance to schools in Illinois. Illinois Autism Training & Technical Assistance Project

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All Kinds of Minds

All Kinds of Minds is a non-profit organization/institute that helps students who struggle with learning measurably, improve their success in school and life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific, and clinical expertise. All Kinds of Minds Website      

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Illinois Learning Disabilities Association

Illinois Learning Disabilities Association(LDA) is an organization which provides information and offers resources for people with learning disabilities and the people in their lives.The LDA provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions,… Continue Reading

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Illinois Equip for Equality

The mission of Equip for Equality is to advance the human and civil rights of children and adults with physical and mental disabilities in Illinois. It is the only statewide, cross-disability, comprehensive advocacy organization providing self-advocacy assistance, legal services, and disability rights education while also engaging in public policy and legislative advocacy and conducting abuse… Continue Reading

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ADA Compliance Checklist’s

These checklists provide simple yes or no questions to help determine whether or not aspects of a website are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act standards. The aspects of the website which are checked are the following: Audio/video content, Adobe PDF content, Microsoft PowerPoint, and General HTML Coding and Layout. An additional offsite link… Continue Reading

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National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Provide and sustain leadership for a broad and deep nation-wide network of family-run organizations. We jointly discover and share new models, new technologies, new tools, and new visions that enrich the capacities of our partners, strengthen our network, and allow us to serve with pride in this leadership role. National Federation of Families for Children’s… Continue Reading

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NAMI, Illinois

Each affiliate is comprised of family members, friends, professionals, and individuals who are recovering from mental illness. With headquarters in the state capital, Springfield, a board of directors is elected to three-year terms by the general membership. The board, which meets 6 times per year, governs NAMI Illinois policy. Board members are family members, consumers… Continue Reading

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International Rett Syndrome Association

International Rett Syndrome Association is an organization which provides information and resources about Rett Syndrome for parents and professionals. International Rett Syndrome Foundation website

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GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations Executive Summary

This document provides resources for Perkins professionals seeking understanding of the 2006 law and its impact on special populations in the state of Illinois. GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations

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FY13 Waubonsee CC First Note to Parents New Look Project

First Note to Parents was an experiment to see if parents were interested in improving their understanding of the transition experience. Based on the event attendance, interest of parents during intake sessions, and attendance at the special education resource fair, we will continue to make the information available to parents and students in various formats… Continue Reading

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