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Adult DDD Service Options Chart    What is the difference between CILA and HBS?  How do self-directed and agency-based options differ? This brief overview quickly illustrates the answers to these and other questions.





Vela Canada  Microboard organization in Canada since 1990.


An abundance of fabulous information related to community inclusion, Person Centered Planning, and self-determination can be found at and  


Start here to review service options and information for customers directly from the Division of Developmental Disabilities website.


FAQs Regarding the Children and Adult Home-Based Support Services Programs from the Family Support Network.



The Arc of Illinois administers The Consumer Involvement Fund Program and distributes consumer stipends to enable people with developmental disabilities and their family members to attend conferences of their choice that are directly related to developmental disability issues. 


IPADDUnite is an online support group focused on the issues of transitioning and adults with developmental disabilities.