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 eight county area including Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, DuPage, Iroqouis, and parts of Cook.