Here is a list of resources to assist you and your family on your journey.

Please visit the Laremont School website for more resources by clicking here.

 

**Laremont, SEDOL, and the PTO do not endorse or recommend providers. This list of providers has been compiled as a resource for families.

21st Century Dads Foundation 

1515 S. Grove Ave.

Suite 3667
Barrington, IL 60010

Phone: 800-996-3237

 

Special Fathers Network can put you in touch with a dad just like you who’s already been through the experience of raising a special needs child, helping create a supportive relationship.

 

Brite Lift Inc.

BriteLift, Inc.
5600 N River Rd., Suite 800 PMB 24
Rosemont, IL 60018

Phone:847-792-1212

Email:reservations@briteliftinc.com

 

Chicagoland’s Safe, Reliable, Wheelchair Friendly Transportation. We assist you door-to-door. Whether it’s a doctor’s appointment, dinner with the family or a trip to the airport... wherever you need to be, you’ll get there safe and on time with BriteLift.

 

Chuck E. Cheese

1512 Nations Dr.
Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: 847-249-1120

Chuck E. Cheese's is proud to support families who have children with autism and other special needs. We offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month at participating locations, opening our stores two hours before their normal opening time. Our Sensory Sensory events include a trained and caring staff that work to ensure each guest has a fun-filled visit. We realize that the Chuck E. experience can be very stimulating for any child, so our mission is to create an event that allows ALL kids to be a kid.

Family Benefit Solutions, Inc.

1110 W. Lake Cook Rd.

Ste. 196

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Phone: 847-279-8506

Email: benefithelp@aol.com

 

Family Benefit Solutions, Inc., focuses upon helping families in circumstances similar to yours obtain available benefit assistance programs. Our informative and caring approach will help to alleviate much of the apprehension about this frequently overwhelming process.

 

Field Museum

1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.

Chicago, IL 60605

Phone: 312-922-9410

Email: accessibilityeducator@fieldmuseum.org

On Sensory Saturdays, from 9–10am, enjoy a sensory-friendly morning. The Crown Family PlayLab is geared toward young children, but you'll find many opportunities for children of all ages and abilities to learn and create through hands-on exploration with tactile opportunities and sensory tools.

 

This event welcomes families and children with disabilities as well as with sensory processing needs. (Siblings, family members, and caregivers are also welcome.) It is free with advance registration, but space is limited to 40 guests so that families can enjoy a crowd-free space. To register for a Sensory Saturday event, please email accessibilityeducator@fieldmuseum.org.

Hope's Playground

311 West Depot St.

Suite N

Antioch, IL  60002

Phone: 847-838-8085

Email: hopesplayground@yahoo.com

We are a therapist owned and operated pediatric clinic providing occupational, physical, and speech-language therapy to children 0-18 years of age. 

We offer a warm, friendly and FUN environment to assist children in meeting their therapy goals. All of our therapists have extensive experience with a variety of diagnoses and truly love what they do! We provide FREE screenings, flexible scheduling, and participate in a variety of insurance plans to meet your needs. 

Jump America

880 Lakeside Dr.

Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: 224-325-JUMP (5867)

Special Needs Day is the first Wednesday of every month. They have softer music and less distractions. The cost is $10/hour. You get 1 FREE ticket with each paid ticket. Offer good from open to close. 

NorthPointe Resources

Anne M. Fahey, Community Outreach & Intake Administrator

3441 Sheridan Rd.

Zion, IL 60099

Phone: 847-872-1700

Email: afahey@nri1953.org

 

NorthPointe Resources has served individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and/or mental illness since 1953. Annually, approximately 500 individuals participate in NorthPointe’s award-winning programs that stress community involvement through employment, residency, and leisure activities.

 

Partners For Progress, NFP

23525 W. Milton Road
Wauconda, Illinois 60084

Phone: 847-438-5400

E-Mail: info@partnersforprogressnfp.org

Partners for Progress, NFP is a 501(c)(3) therapeutic riding center, providing horse-based therapy using clinical interventions for functional life gain to individuals with physical, mental, & emotional challenges. Their successfully implemented goal-oriented therapy programs designed by licensed therapists, support participants in overcoming challenges, breaking down walls, & achieving monumental milestones.

Pediatric Interactions

649 Barron Blvd.

Grayslake, IL 60031

Phone: 847-223-7433

Pediatric Interactions wants to educate families on communication and feeding, as well as answer other questions about children's development.  

Rubin Law

1110 West Lake Cook Road
Suite 165
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: 847-279-7999

Email: email@rubinlaw.com

 

Legal and future planning for our fellow Illinois families of individuals with special needs, including intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or mental illness, is not one thing we do, it’s the only thing we do; it’s not one area of our practice, it’s our only area of practice.

 

Shield Healthcare

Eric Morrow, Senior Territory Representative

847 N. Church Court

Unit A

Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone: 800-675-8847

Email: emorrow@shieldhealthcare.com

At Shield HealthCare, we measure our degree of excellence by one number: the number of satisfied customers that we serve in the comfort of home. Our current 99% satisfaction rating from the independent firm Press Ganey is a testament to our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers, helping to ensure that the very best care is given at home.

We continue to be an industry leader delivering brand-name products and excellent customer service, while providing tools and resources to educate and support caregivers and families with medical needs.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
355 East Erie
Chicago, IL 

Phone: 844-355-ABLE

The first ever "translational" research hospital where clinicians, scientists, innovators and technologists work together in the same space, applying research in real time to physical medicine and rehabilitation.

SRACLC - Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County
290 Oakwood Road
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Phone: 847-816-4866
Email: jbuckner@sraclc.org

The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County was formed in 1976 as a cooperative effort of Member Agencies with the purpose to provide year round community based recreation services to individuals with disabilities and their families. Member Agencies provide the primary source of operational revenue through a property tax levy available to park districts and municipalities who have entered into a cooperative agreement, or through a general fund.

Therapeutic Links

998 Progress Drive
Grayslake, IL 60030
Phone: 847-548-3458
Email: sharon@therapeuticlinks.com

Therapeutic Links is an Occupational Therapist owned and directed private practice with over 25 years experience.

 

Our staff is dedicated to helping children and their families improve everyday functioning and enhance meaningful occupations of life.  We use play as a vehicle for meeting the children's needs and strive to equip our students with specific skills, tools, and resources they need to reach their greatest potential. 

 

We pride ourselves on working collaboratively with your child's team of teachers, private professionals, and caregivers.

WSRA

100 S Greenleaf St.

Gurnee, IL, 60031

Phone: 847-244-6619    

Email: wsra@warrentownship.net

 

Warren Special Recreation Association (WSRA) has coordinated recreational programs for individuals of all ages with special needs, since 1981. We take pride in working with local schools and governmental agencies so the best services possible are provided. WSRA serves more than 100 individuals of all ages with disabilities in over 350 recreation programs, special events, and trips annually. Our staff is professionally trained in the provision of therapeutic recreation for people with disabilities. We provide transportation for our program registrants and network with nonprofits and government. 

If you would like to recommend a company or organization to other families, please send information to laremontpto@gmail.com

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