The Illinois Early Intervention (EI) Clearinghouse identifies and collects research-based and best-practice early intervention information to share with families.
If you know what you are looking for...
Use the online catalog and provide us with specific title, author, and call number information via our online form
If you have a general topic you are looking for...
Use our online form to provide us with the topic (e.g. Speech Therapy, Autism, or Picky Eaters) and type of material you are interested in (e.g. DVD, Books, articles, and websites).
Our items will be mailed to the address you provide (e.g. your home).
Please return materials to a local public library. The library will route the materials back to us free of charge.
You may also mail materials back to us, but you will be required to pay the shipping charges for the return, therefore we encourage you to return our materials to your local public library.
We encourage EI Clearinghouse Library patrons to use their local public library to request our materials. Using the Illinois Interlibrary Loan System helps lower our mailing costs so that we can continue to provide you with the best possible service.
Find libraries where you live using your local city directory or through this link.
If you are a resident of the city of Chicago and a Chicago Public Library (CPL) patron, we highly recommend that you order our materials through your local library branch so you will be able to return our materials to a CPL library. The CPL library will route the materials back to us (free of charge to you). For more information on interlibrary loan, please visit CPL's website.
If you are a resident of the city of Chicago and not a CPL patron, you may request that we mail materials directly to your home address. To return those items, you have 2 options: