A new blueprint report detailing a system for statewide service delivery for Illinoisans with developmental disabilities was recently issued.
Grab a cupcake, light a candle, The Social Challenge celebrates its first birthday this week!
Did you know that over 17,000 Illinoisans with developmental disabilities are stuck on a waiting list for services? We can do better. The Blueprint is a 7-year action plan that would fundamentally reform Illinois’ system by improving integration of community-style services. If enacted, the Blueprint would eliminate the waiting list, modernize state services and make the current system more cost-efficient.
A Chicago-area mother started a play center for her daughter and friends who have autism. Her goal is to expand so other children with autism can have a safe environment to be themselves.
A colorful "Happy birthday to you" sign hangs on the wall at 1423 Valle Vista, but there are no celebrants wishing the birthday boy well.
Calumet City police had been called to subdue Stephon Watts 10 times in less than two years, using Tasers at least once on the 15-year-old with Aspberger's syndrome.