Referrals to other professionals

Please speak with your child's therapist if you are looking for a referral for a doctor, dentist, mental health provider, nutritionist, educational consultant, attorney, advocate or other professional. We work with a variety of professionals that may be able to help your family.

Resource Library

We offer a wide variety of reference books and videos/DVDs that offer additional information to families regarding a variety of disabilities and treatment approaches. We also have a variety of therapeutic toys and materials that may be available to borrow or purchase for your child's continued therapeutic experience at home. 

Resources for Reading and Phonological Awareness

Resources for Families Who Homeschool

Resources for Friends with Special Needs

Community Support (see also Community Events page)

WeeBits www.weebitsforfamilies.org:  
a non-profit organization bringing awareness and guidance to those families who fall outside the boundaries of existing child developmental programs.  We empowering parents with education and enrichment programs to enhance their child's overall wellness and development and ultimately  reduce the number of toddlers and children that may have otherwise required therapeutic intervention

Little Lake County http://www.littlelakecounty.com/

website by parents, for parents about everything Lake County. There's calendar of events, resources, places to go, seasonal events and so much.  See our featured column "As They Grow...".  

Twice as Nice Mother & Child http://www.twiceasnicemc.org/

charitable organization in Illinois that strives to ensure that mothers and children have their most basic needs met by providing gently used items and other assistance FREE OF CHARGE.

The Book Bridge http://thebookbridge.com/

charitable organization to support, motivate and inspire children in crisis situations to read through individualized access to books and other materials geared toward increasing literacy skills while also providing them with a healthy emotional outlet to stress.

The Book Bridge has donated a bookshelf located at Pediatric Interactions for qualifying families to have access to fun and engaging books. If you are interested, please email Ally Simpson for more information and to see if your family qualifies.

Hope For All www.hopeforallfoundation.org:  

helping children and families affected by autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Katibug Kids www.katibugandfriends.org:  

local foundation serving medically and/or physically fragile children by providing assistance to help meet their needs 

Autism Society of Illinois Lake County Chapter http://www.autismillinois.org/other-chapters/autism-society-of-illinois-lake-county-chapter/

partners with  with Autism Society of Illinois to provide information, outreach and quality events for families with children with autism