The Clinic offers recommendations for several sites that list Chicago area tutors,  community centers, advocacy groups, and other resources. This list is not meant to be comprehensive, and we welcome your input. If you have had an experience at a tutoring or community center that you found useful we ask you to please share it with us so we can share it with other families.


Non-profit drop-in writing and tutoring Center in the Wicker Park neighborhood

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Chicago Youth Centers

Offering various after-school and weekend services

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Chicago Tutoring Sites

A listing of tutors across subjects and across Chicago neighborhoods

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Advocacy Organizations for Parents of Children with Disabilities

LD Online

This website provides parents and caregivers with information and answers to learn more about disabilities.

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Illinois State Board of Education

Info on early childhood special education, Project CHOICES, parent training, and a parent's guide to the educational rights of students with disabilities (English/Spanish).

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Center for Parent Information and Resources

Connects parents with resources and local parent centers

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Illinois Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

The organization serves the entire state of Illinois and is dedicated to the study and remediation of dyslexia and to the support and encouragement of individuals with dyslexia and their families.

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Equip for Equality

This site will help you find answers to a variety of disability related concerns, including information on how to seek individual assistance with disability-related rights issues, information on legislation and public policy that impacts the disability community.

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Family Resource Center on Disabilities

These links will take you to the English and Spanish versions of:” A Parent's Guide - The Educational Rights of Students with Disabilities.”  Phone number:  312-939-3513