DETAILS: OrthoKids is a therapeutic aquatic class designed for children with neurological and orthopaedic conditions who would benefit from the properties of warm water to maximize movement abilities and independence. All classes are held in the warm water therapy pool and are 45 minutes long. There are four sessions per year; each session runs for six weeks. Classes are staffed with three or four leading professionals and many volunteers.
DETAILS: Through Marklund’s Community Day Services (CDS)program, residents and community clients are given the opportunities to build their vocational skills on-site with specialized goals, activities and jobs.
DETAILS: Newline Behavioral Solutions is a team of professionals that have dedicated their lives to bettering the lives of families of children with special needs. We specialize in autism, though we are skilled at treating all children that have behavioral issues or deficits in the area of socialization, language, and play.
DETAILS: Reading Matters helps your child open the door to all of life’s opportunities. Reading intervention helps students of all ages and abilities improve their skills in decoding, fluency, and comprehension by providing a tailored learning environment and structured program for your child in the area of literacy.
DETAILS: Programs at GiGi’s Playhouse offer foundational learning opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community. GiGi’s Playhouse programs are a place for parents/caregivers to share ideas and network with one another. We invite caregivers to communicate their needs, questions and concerns with one another, and promote connections to be made in support of each other. GiGi’s programs embrace the family and help aid the development of a healthy, successful relationship between parents, individuals with Down syndrome and siblings.
DETAILS: ErrandUP allows you to focus on the task at hand while someone else does the errand running for you! We offer TWO types of deliveries - ASAP and LATER. If you need something in two hours or less, send in an ASAP request. If you need to schedule a delivery later in the day or another date, send in a LATER request.
DETAILS: Ride in Kane is a public transportation service providing curb to curb bus or taxi service to seniors 65 and older, disabled individuals, and those with low income who qualify for the service in Kane County. Ride in Kane operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The current cash fare is $4.00 for the first 10 miles of a trip and $1.50 per each additional mile over 10 miles.
DETAILS: Providing creative, inspiring, and challenging therapeutic horseback riding lessons to children and adults with disabilities. We strive to show our students the horse's power to change us, inside and out.
DETAILS: Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital's Driver Rehabilitation Program offers comprehensive and highly regarded driving education to help individuals with disabilities learn (or relearn) how to drive and gain driving independence. A fleet of adaptive vehicles can be configured to suit individuals with varying disabilities.
DETAILS: Spectrios Institute, formerly Deicke Center for Visual Rehabilitation, is a unique organization providing a comprehensive visual rehabilitation program that includes low vision evaluation, counseling, and instruction of daily living skills and technology use.