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News & Events



New Building Purchase

The creation of a true campus where those with autism and other developmental disabilities, from toddlers to adults, can turn for support and care; training and instruction has been made a reality with Little Friends’ purchase of the 62,000 SF building at 27545 Diehl Road in Warrenville. Located just east of the agency’s current 74,000 square foot facility, made home to Little Friends educational and therapeutic programs in 2020, the organization will develop this new… Read Full Post

Little Friends: A Time to Say Thank You

By: Mike Briggs By the time this column goes to press, our Thanksgiving holiday will have passed us all. I hope that you and your families experienced a wonderful celebration that included great food, fun, and fellowship amongst all you were with. You may have even been able to watch a football game or two during the festivities and, of course, in between the naps that always seem to happen because of all the good… Read Full Post

Family Support Network News

Our next Little Friends Family Support Network event will be held Fri. 11/4 at 6 pm!  We invite parents and family members to join us as we “buckle up” and discuss the relatable journey of ups and downs we are all on as caregivers of those with special needs. Dinner will be provided along with Respite services. Please use the Respite pre-registration form to ensure appropriate staffing. We hope to see you there!

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I love my school

“I love my school because I have great teachers and friends.”

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I like to socialize and laugh

“I like to socialize and laugh with my friends every day.”

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Little Friends staff are remarkable people

“As parents, we feel truly thankful and blessed for the opportunities that Little Friends has provided and offered.  Little Friends staff are remarkable people who are dedicated to what they do and those they serve.”

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Good times with friends and people who care

“For my son, this has not been just a school but the place where he spends good times with friends and people who care about him.”

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How grateful we are

“How grateful we are to all the angels who work with our son at Little Friends. This is his home.”

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Krejci means so much to Us

“Krejci means so much to us because it’s been the one place that has truly helped my child excel and grow; the place that he is not judged or made to feel different but accepted. I am so appreciative of the patience, care, and hard work from all the Krejci staff.”

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Positive Impact on our Family

“Respite has had such a positive impact on our family. We love that our kids can socialize with other families that share our similarities. It gives me comfort knowing he is in good hands”