Resources

Contact your local legislators and tell them you think Community Access is importantfor people with disabilities.  Find your elected officials at www.elections.state.il.us/districtlocator/districtofficialsearchbyaddress.aspx

Learn more about the Americans with Disabilities Act at www.ADA.gov.
Become more disability aware of customer service and employment; check out www.jjslist.com.

Learn about Social Capital and how to use it to enhance opportunities for people
with disabilities at www.c-q-l.org/resource-library/resource-library/social-capital.
Find The Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities at www.state.il.us/agency/icdd/
 
The Campaign for Real Choice in Illinois www.realchoiceinillinois.org/
 
 The Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities in Illinois www.ccdionline.org
 
Disability Beat www.disabilitybeat.com

State of Illinois Developmental Disabilities  http://www.dd.illinois.gov/

Access Living Youth Center www.alyouthinfo.org
 
Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered www.sabeusa.org
 
 
The Family Support Network http://www.familysupportnetwork.org/
 
The ARC of Illinois  www.thearcofil.org
 
 
 
LOCATE YOUR LEGISLATOR:
 
If you would like to figure out who your legislators are, here’s the website that will do it.
http://www.vote-smart.org
 
If you would like to review current legislation or learn more about the Illinois General Assembly, this site will help.
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