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Latinos with Disabilities Project

Boy wearing graduation cap and gown holding diploma.This project provides access to special education legal services to the Hispanic/Latino community in Chicago and outlying areas. The project is generously funded through the state of Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services. The project provides direct, face-to-face legal assistance to Hispanic/Latino families with children with disabilities, in their community, by a bilingual attorney.  The project also provides training on special education issues for the parents of children with disabilities.  Community partners and office hours include:

UIC Family Clinic
Mattie Ovalle
Family Clinics, IDHD, UIC
Grupo SALTO/TAP/LEND Program
1640 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
312-996-0903
movalle@uic.edu
The first Thursday of every month

Beth Lacey Center
Rocio Perez
Director of Family Support
5416 W. 25th St.
Cicero, IL 60804
708-354-4547
rperez@css.org
The first Wednesday of every month

Erie Health Center
Cynthia Campos
Behavioral Health Coordinator
2750 W. North Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
312-432-7418
ccampos@eriefamilyhealth.org
The second Wednesday of every month

Rush Hospital Urgent Pediatric Care Clinic
Colleen Flynn, LCSW
Rush University Medical Center
Pediatric Primary Care Center
1645 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60612
312-942-3058 (office)
colleen_flynn@rush.edu
The last Monday of every month

 


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For more information about our Latinos with Disabilities Project, contact:

Melanie Grant
melanie@equipforequality.org
312-895-7351


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Last updated: August 04, 2015

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