with Disabilities and their
Families Achieve and
Celebrate Events and
Milestones in their Lives
Connections child care
Child Care Connections, with news and information about special needs child care. Here you will find out initiatives such as Kid’s Connection in Decatur IL, which is run by non-profit group Macon Resources, to provide after school and summer care for children with and without disabilities ages 5 to 18.
Check out Connections!
Work Around employment
Work Around, with news and information about
finding and keeping employment, entrepreneurship, and more. We showcase employment and training initiatives for people with disabilities, such as We Grow Dreams Greenhouse in West Chicago and Aspiritech in Northbrook.
Check out Work Around!
Aspiritech Hires People on the Autism Spectrum
Aspiritech, a non-profit based in Northbrook IL hires and trains people on the Autism Spectrum to do software testing for companies. Aspiritech utilizes the attention to detail and routine that many people with autism possess which, when combined with computer skills, often makes them well suited for software testing. read more