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  • Weekly Programs

  • We have something for everyone! You can dine, dance, and enjoy new experiences together! LCSRA programs are designed to help foster new and lasting friendships. Our participants will enjoy a wide variety of fun, engaging events and programs. A wide variety of weekly programs awaits LCSRA participants. You can interact with friends at Board Game Bonanza, Social Club, Teen Book Club, Kids in the Kitchen, get healthy at fitness classes, enjoy dinner and a movie or flex your musical muscles with ukulele lessons, or musical theatre! There's something for anyone and everyone.
  • Special Events

  • Get together with your friends and enjoy one of LCSRA's special events! Visit all sorts of places across Illinois including Chicago Bears training camp, Chicago Blackhawks and Cubs games, dances at various SRA's, enjoy dinner at exciting and new restaurants, and learn new activities like tapping maple trees!
  • Sports that Compete in Special Olympics

  • Sports are dedicated to empowering individuals with cognitive disabilities through competition. LCSRA offers individual and team sports to ensure year-round opportunities for everyone.
  • Programs for Participants with Autism

  • Our autism program uses a variety of methodologies (Structured Teaching, Floortime, Zones of Regulation, Circles of Intimacy, Social Thinking etc.) to help children and teens with autism participate in a variety of recreational activities. We provide the individualized supports that each participant needs in order to succeed. We challenge each person to reach the next level of social independence.

    We provide picture schedules, give sensory breaks, give adequate time for processing, break down large tasks into small manageable pieces which we connect with scaffolding.