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Whether you know someone with a disability or are simply interested in learning more, the following information will help you learn something new about living with a disability, and help overcome misunderstandings and misinformation.

October = Anti-bullying Month

October = anti-bullying month so Easterseals is in full gear creating awareness. As part of our responsibility to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention, we’re providing a list of resources for you to explore this month and beyond.

Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities

The Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD) is dedicated to improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities through advocacy, systemic change and capacity building.

Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) Launches Enhancing Developmentally Oriented Primary Care (EDOPC) Web Site

The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) is committed to providing healthcre providers the opportunity to access the most current information available on issues regarding your practice, your patients and their families.  To this end, ICAAP is pleased to announce the launch of the Enhancing Developmentally Oriented Primary Care (EDOPC) website at

This Web site is a resource contains up-to-date information on child development and mental health issues, including screening, referral and coding/billing for screenings. Through this site you can also review the EDOPC project’s training curricula that are used for Developmental Screening, Social/Emotional Screening, Autism and Perinatal Maternal Depression office-based presentations.  EDOPC is a partnership of Advocate HealthCare’s Healthy Steps for Young Children Program and Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics.

The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP)
Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago is a TAP Network Partner in the Chicagoland and Rockford regions.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Know your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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