FROM Collaborators

Everett Wealth Solutions, Inc.
Offering a Fiduciary level of service as a Registered Investment Advisor.  EWS offers financial planning, retirement planning, asset management, and college planning services inside a 4-Step Process.

Life Transitions Coaching
Life Transitions Coaching offers an On-Track-For-College Coaching Program, which is an option to help college-bound students stay on track and successfully transition through four years of high school and the college application process.


ORGANIZATIONS

Eye to Eye
A national mentoring movement that pairs kids who have learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (LD / ADHD) with college and high school mentors who have been similarly labeled. 

College Internship Program (CIP)
The College Internship Program is a comprehensive post-secondary support program for young adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Differences

UNC Center for Student Success and Academic Coaching
The Academic Success Program (ASP) is one of many programs within the Learning Center.  UNC works with both undergraduate, professional and graduate students who have a documented learning disability and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). 

CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD)
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national nonprofit organization that improves the lives of people affected by ADHD through education, advocacy, and support.

Chicago West Satellite of CHADD
Chicago area resource center on ADHD.

Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois
The LDA provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals.  At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.

Supported Education Association (SEA)
Special education parent advocacy organization in the Oak Park-River Forest area.

National Center on Learning Disabilities
The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the one in five children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.



ARTICLES

Executive Functioning
Described as a mental process that governs a student’s ability to manage time, make plans and complete tasks, is at the core of CIP’s cutting-edge curriculum 

College Planning for Students with Learning Disabilities
ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children

Adults: Becoming the Directors of Their Own Treatment Teams and Treatment Plans
Article by Social Thinking


online resources

ADDitude
Strategies and Support for ADHD & LD

LD Online
The Educators' Guide to learning disabilities and ADHD

One Place for Special Needs
Information network and social community that allows the disability community to share resources and make connections in their own neighborhood.

Exceptional Parent
The trusted resource for the special needs community - across the lifespan.

The Edge Foundation
Provides ADHD coaching to high school and college students

2BSD (To Be Self-Determined)
Resources for self-determination

Understood.org
Support for parents of children with learning & attention issues.

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