The Child & Family Law Center of the North Shore

... provides legal help and representation to families in areas including special education, mental health, child protection, disability, juvenile justice, special needs divorce



Fussy Baby Network

... telephone support for parents dealing with concerns and challenges of infants

National Parent Helpline

... 24 hour a day support for struggling parents


family fun:

PBS Crafts for Kids

... fun, easy, and inexpensive project ideas

Big Run Wolf Ranch

... a non-profit educational facility specializing in the education & conservation of North American wildlife

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

... map and links to forest preserves, trails, and activities in DuPage County, IL

Forest Preserve District of Cook County

... map and links to forest preserves, trails, and activities in Cook County, IL

Kohl Children's Museum

... interactive activities for children up to 8 years old located in Glenview, IL

DuPage Children's Museum

... play and education center for young children in Naperville, IL


Special Needs:

Autism Speaks

... information, support, and advocacy related to Autism for parents and professionals

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

... information and advocacy for adults and children living with intellectual and developmental diabilites

Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)

... non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families

Cerebral Palsy Guidance

... providing answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy

Caring 4 Our Kids

... a resource by parents, for parents, for kids with specified special needs


ChilD Development/Early childhood:

National Association for the Education of Young Children

... professional organization promoting excellence and information in early childhood education



American Library Association Store

... online resource for professionals in school and community libraries, and products to encourage children to read



Illinois DCFS 

... to report suspected child abuse or neglect in Illinois


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