The Lumiere community is here to help families navigate the varied landscape of development. From resources to supplement services, we want to provide much needed support and care for our incredible caretakers.
Family Support Group
There’s no need to go it alone. Our family support group was created to provide connection and help your find support with other parents working through similar child concerns.
- Facilitated by a licensed social worker
- Open availability; fits your schedule
- Confidential setting
- Community support
- Connection to resources
- Parent liaison available
- Playgroups and sibling groups for your children
To ease the stress and demands of outings, we can provide scheduled, supportive outings with qualified professionals to the special and the everyday. These can include trip to:
- Grocery store
- Birthday parties
- Community events
Tailored Support Services
Give yourself the opportunity to have a date night, finish errands, or just relax and recharge with no need to worry.
- We provide individualized nannying and respite care services for children with Developmental Delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Needs, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and ADHD.
- Our CPR-certified Developmental Therapists will have a unique approach to communicate and interact with your children.
Organizations, Associations, and Foundations
- The Stuttering Foundation
- Easter Seals
- National Association for Down Syndrome
- United Cerebral Palsy
- Family Resource Center on Disabilities
- National Aphasia Association
- American Geriatrics Society
- Alzheimer’s Association
- American Physical Therapy Association
- American Occupational Therapy Association
- American Parkinson Disease Association
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- Autism Research Institute
- Autism Society of America
- Autism Speaks
- The Floortime Foundation
- The Sensory Processing Disorder Resource Center
- The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America
- Fun games for children
- Yahoo! Kids
- Mirriam Webster
- For parents and their preschoolers
- Crafts and activities for children
- Thoughts on early speech and language development
- A special education advocacy site
- Resources for families and schools to strengthen communities
- A Parents’ Guide The Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities
- ASHA: How does your child hear and talk?
- ASHA: Late Blooming or Language Problem?
- ASHA: Your Child’s Communication Development: Kindergarten through Fifth Grade
- Provider Connections
- Illinois EI Training