Walter L. Newberry Math & Science Academy
Today's scholars, tomorrow's leaders
There are many programs and supports from outside agencies in Chicago. This list will continue to be updated as the counseling department receives new information. Please contact Mrs. Corbiere if there is a specific issue or concern and you would like assistance finding more information.
Chicago Advocacy Center, http://www.chicagocac.org/
Many kids struggle with social interactions and appropriate behavior, and kids with intellectual/developmental disabilities are particularly at-risk online. They may have difficulty reading social cues, determining the accuracy of information, or judging if someone is trustworthy. Because of these social challenges, they may be at a higher risk for bullying, harassment, and victimization when interacting with peers and adults online.