Our 8th annual fair is dedicated to providing Chicago families with school options, service providers and other resources that focus on serving families with children with developmental differences! Whether you have a diagnosis for your child and need comprehensive care or you are looking for services that can treat specific delays or behavioral issues, DDRF is your one-stop shop for solutions. RSVP below to expedite your check-in process.
See our list of exhibitors (updated daily).
10:00 - 11:00 Session 1: Managing Challenging Behaviors with Jacqueline Molina of Lumiere Children's Therapy. Sessions are for adults only whenever possible.
10:00 - 11:00 Session 2: Navigating Insurance with Alexandra Eidenberg of The Insurance People. Sessions are for adults only whenever possible.
Note: Session 1 & Session 2 run at the same time.
10:00 Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00 - 12:30 Session 3: Guided Relaxation Exercise for Caregivers with Heather Bragg. This session leads caregivers in 5-7 minutes of quiet meditation and is not suitable for children.
1:00 Exhibit Hall Closes
1:00 - 2:00 Session 4: IEP 101 with Mo Buti of AiepA. Sessions are for adults only whenever possible.
Note: Session 3 begins when the exhibit hall ends. Parents who wish to visit the exhibit hall should visit the hall before they attend session 3.
The exhibit hall is open from 10:00am - 1:00pm.
What Parents Say:
"I most enjoyed the variety of booths at the exhibition hall. They covered areas I had not had time to consider before, but now that I am aware of them, have already begun speaking with them to enroll my son into their program."
Note: Children are welcome to visit the exhibit hall with their parents. Please understand, there are no dedicated activities for children at the fair. Children must stay with parents at all times. Sessions are for adults only whenever possible.
Finally, a very special recognition and thank you to Hema Raj Trukenbrod, founder and CEO of Pediasource, and co-founding board member of NPN's Developmental Differences Resource Fair.
Pictures will be taken at the event to be used by NPN in future NPN publications, web pages and other promotional material for the sole purpose of illustrating the activities at the event. Disclaimer: NPN and event sponsor assume no liability for any and all bodily injury at the event.
Businesses: Go to Exhibitor Registration
|Location:||DePaul College Prep|
|Address:||3633 N. California Ave , Gym entrance, across from Waveland Ave.|
|When:||10:00 AM - 2:00 PM · Mar 31, 2019|
|Who:||Members & Non-Members - Children welcome|
|Parking:||Attached lot & neighborhood street parking.|
Autism Home Support Services
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AHSS provides in-home ABA therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. We believe that by using qualified professionals trained in the evidence-based practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, we can create a positive difference in a child’s overall development and ability to communicate and interact with others. From day one, we work tirelessly with you to assemble the Care Team™ and tools that best match the needs of your individual child and family. With patience, time, the right approach and a lot of hard work, we believe that every child can reach their full potential!