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NEDSRA offers a wide range of programs and services for adults of all ages and abilities. Most programs are geared towards specific age and ability groups, so we can best meet the needs of each individual we serve. Annually we implement more than 600 programs and special events, assuring and promoting CHOICE for all individuals.  

Please see our current brochure on our home page for current offerings. If you are unsure of which programs would best meet your needs, or those of a family member, please contact our Manager of Program Development, Lori Miller at 630.576.4034, or,

We welcome and highly encourage an initial participation assessment to assist us in meeting your goals. 

General Programming - Intellectual Disability / Autism
These programs are designed for individuals who are 18 and older, and are open to those with an intellectual disability or autism. 

General Programming - Physical Disability or Visual Impairment
These programs are designed for individuals who are 18 and older, and are open to those with a physical disability or visual impairment. 

Adaptive Sports
Adaptive Sports programs are designed for individuals with a physical or visual impairment.  All seven of our sports (basketball, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, boccia) are designed for both recreational and competitive athletes.  NEDSRA has been a pioneer in the development of adaptive sports and are honored to be designated as an official U.S. Paralympic Sport Club. 

Special Olympics
Special Olympic sports are dedicated to empowering individuals with cognitive disabilities through competition. NEDSRA offers individual and team sports (basketball, bocce, bowling, ice skating, floor hockey, golf, gymnastics, powerlifting, soccer, snow shoeing, softball) to ensure year-round opportunities for everyone.