Meet other families with similar interests while exploring great things to do around the city. Make new friends, find playdates for your little ones, and discover new resources!
The Developmental Differences group is for parents of kids with all types of developmental differences (sensory processing disorder, autism, ADD/ADHD, PDD-NOS, mixed receptive-expressive language disorder, Down Syndrome, physical disabilities, etc.) All are welcome to attend our monthly meetings to support each other, to ask questions and share resources, while connecting with other parents who get what it’s like to deal with special challenges for their kids.
Meet the Co-Chairs
Ellen is the proud mama of Jonah (6), Elijah (5) and Hannah (2). Last year she gave up her career of 21 years as a graphic designer and marketing director to open Bellybum Boutique.
Kandalyn lives in Avondale with her husband Richard and five-year-old son Julian. She is a historic preservationist by training but currently works for the Chicago Department of Housing and Economic Development.