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Down Syndrome Clinic
Division of Developmental Disabilities
SIU School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Springfield, IL
(217) 785-3935
Medical Director: Robert J. Pary, M.D.
Clinics are held on Thursday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Provides psychiatric services to people with Down syndrome, age 6 and older. The services offered include: diagnostic evaluation, psychiatric treatment/medication management, dementia evaluations, and individual and group psychotherapy.

Down Syndrome Clinic
La Rabida Children's Hospital and Research Center
University of Chicago
East 65th and Lake Michigan
Chicago, IL 60649
Dr. Edith Chernoff
(773) 753-8646
Fax: (312) 363-7160
Faculty: Thomas Blondis

Adult Down Syndrome Center of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
1999 Dempster Street
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 318-2303
Fax: (847) 318-2377
Family Practice:
Brian Chicoine, M.D.
Social Work:
Dennis McGuire, Ph.D.
(847) 795-2313
Medical Assistant Coordinator:
Laura Iatropoulos, C.M.A.
Nurse Practitioner:
Janet Bilodeau
Nutrition Services:
Eileen Walsh
Outreach Specialist:
Jenny Lobough-Howard
Patient Representative:
Sharon Giannone
Resource Coordinator for NADS:
Ann Jonaitis
Patient Advocate:
Marysue Minkus
Lutheran General Pediatrics Down Syndrome Clinic
Yacktman Children's Pavilion 1675 Dempster Street (3rd Floor - Monkey)
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Nancy Keck, MD
(847) 318-9067
Fax: (847) 318-2903
Loyola University Medical Center (with the Ronald McDonald Children's Hospital)
Subspecialty Satellite
Oak Brook Terrace, IL
Clinical genetics and pediatrics
Dr. Carolyn Jones
Developmental pediatrician
Dr. Dana Brazdziunas
Lydia (708)-327-9085

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (Formerly University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education (UCEs)
Institute on Disability & Human Development
College of Assoicated Health Professiona
University of Illinois at Chicago
1640 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608-6904
(312) 413-1647
TTY: (312) 413-0453
Fax: (312) 413-2918
Director: David Braddock, Ph.D.

Revised: April 24, 2004.