After Receiving an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnosis
These resources are part of a new diagnosis folder provided to families if their child receives an ASD diagnosis. They may also be applicable as you wait for an appointment with a Developmental Pediatrician.
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics: A Family Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder | English / Spanish
Information on Resources and Community Organizations (Chicago) | English / Spanish
Information on Resources and Community Organizations (Chicago suburbs) | English / Spanish
Special Recreation Associations:
What is a special recreation association (SRA)?
A special recreation association (SRA) is a cooperative formed by 2 or more park districts or municipalities to provide recreation for their residents with disabilities. Similar to the park district and village recreation departments, programs are offered year-round in the park district facilities as well as private facilities such as theaters, bowling alleys, churches, etc. (Information from Special Recreation Association Network of Illinois)
Where to find your local SRA:
Chicago Park District Special Recreation - Program Overview | English / Spanish
Chicago Park District Special Recreation - Locations and Contact Information | English
Special Recreational Associations - Locations and Contact Information (Chicago suburbs) | English