" When Ryan first joined book club he refused to read at all. Slowly he became more comfortable but would only read when others his their faces behind a book. To see him now fills me with joy, He's happy to read to the group and proud of how far he's come. For a child with Autism, this is a huge success. Its been life changing for us all."

Allen, father of book club participant, Ryan


Parent Support Group This group exists to support, encourage and share information with other parents. Everyone is welcome to this group including teachers, caregivers, doctors and anyone who has been touched in some way by a special need.

Friday Friends -  All 6th through 8th graders welcome. This social group was formed to help facilitate social interaction and to make friends. Our group provides a place for teens to have positive social experiences with their peers in a safe, comfortable atmosphere.

Saturday Stars 

Sibling Workshops Workshops are offered to siblings twice a year. Siblings will enjoy lively, relaxed events that emphasize a kids-eye view of sibling issues.

3 and under Playgroup  DayOne Pact and Celebrate Differences have partnered to bring the 3 and under playgroup, which meets Tuesdays – six week sessions and offered twice a year. The group allows the children to socialize and learn to play together while the parent, grandparent or care - taker network in another room.

Book Club Our book club offers young adults an opportunity to socialize out in the community and to gain, or continue, their skill of reading.

A Pinch Of Happiness Spice Shop

All of our support groups are parent facilitated.

A not-for-profit organization, Celebrate Differences is incorporated in the State of Illinois and files as a qualified 501(c)(3) organization with the Internal Revenue Service, Id 20-5007373. 

14 Stonehill Rd, Unit E - Oswego, IL 60543 | 630.885.3006