Center for Disability Services
The Center for Disability Services aims to improve the quality of life for persons with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. CDS provides support and direct services to individuals and families impacted by the challenges of developmental disabilities, in addition to promoting community awareness and advocating for issues pertaining to those with developmental disabilities.
CDS was founded in 1955 as a school serving children with cerebral palsy. Over the years, CDS’ programs and services have expanded to serve individuals with severe, multiple disabilities including intellectual disability, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, autism and other developmental disabilities. CDS provides services in a seven county area including Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Ford, and Iroqouis.
WillPower Event takes Lead Lap at Autobahn Country Club
“Racing for a Cause” was a one-of-a-kind fundraiser to benefit the WillPower Endowment Fund and the Center for Disability Services. Guests experienced a Pace lead race in the opposite direction of the Autobahn Country Club followed by a private farm-to-table dinner on the actual track, catered by the Autobahn Country Club. Shortly after dark the Barn Burners Band jammed at the Keck’s Garage Mahal. Jim and Debbie Keck hosted the after party with spirits and Cheesecake by James.