The Northwestern Illinois Association

Direct and Consultative Services
The NIA provides a variety of support services to member school districts. These services address the individual needs of students, provide information, technical assistance, and support to families and educational teams.


Assistive Technology
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Early Intervention
Orthopedic and Multiple Impairments
Supported Employment
Therapy (Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy)
Additional Programs and Services


Professional Development for Educators and Parents
The NIA provides numerous professional growth opportunities for educators; including teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents.

  Inservice Opportunities
Paraprofessional/Inservice Training