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Alexander Leigh Center for Autism

Alexander Leigh Center for Autism

9109 Trinity Drive

Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

United States

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847 458 6802

847 525 6395

Contact Name:

Kelly Weaver

Contact Email:

kelly@alexanderleighcenterforautism.com

http://www.alexanderleighcenterforautism.com

 

Black Bear Academy

Black Bear Academy

1801 West Byron

Chicago, IL 60613

United States

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773 244 0700

Contact Name:

Maureen Black

Contact Email:

mblack@blackbearacademy.com

http://www.blackbearacademy.com

We are a private school in the Chicago area that provides Speech Pathology services beginning at 18 months of age. Both individual therapy and therapy in classroom settings support neurological changes which impact a child’s placement in the public schools. Our goal is to prepare students for the challenge of a neurotypical classroom.

 

Chicago Education Project

Chicago Education Project

1375 Remington Rd

Suite A, B,C, D

Schaunmburg, IL 60173

United States

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847 884 7030

800 840 9351

Contact Name:

Amanda Parker Christine Sansom

Contact Email:

info@chicagoeducationproject.org

http://www.chicagoeducationproject.org

Chicago Education Project offers in-home, clinic and school based services in the areas of behavior analysis, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

 

Christopher House

Rogers Park

Christopher House

7059 N. Greenview

Chicago, IL 60626

United States

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773 274 5477

Contact Name:

Megan Lytle

Contact Email:

mlytle@christopherhouse.org

http://christopherhouse.org

Christopher House provides free or reduced cost early childhood education services and high quality childcare as well as family support services. They welcome and support children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Families must meet federal and/or state eligibility guidelines.

 

Christopher House

Greenview

Christopher House

2507 N. Greenview Ave

Chicago, IL 60614

United States

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734 473 1083

Contact Name:

Megan Lytle

Contact Email:

mlytle@christopherhouse.org

http://christopherhouse.org

Christopher House provides free or reduced cost early childhood education services and high quality childcare as well as family support services. They welcome and support children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Families must meet federal and/or state eligibility guidelines.

 

Christopher House

Uptown

Christopher House

4701 N. Winthrop

Chicago, IL 60640

United States

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734 769 4540

Contact Name:

Beth Gary

Contact Email:

egary@christopherhouse.org

http://christopherhouse.org

Christopher House provides free or reduced cost early childhood education services and high quality childcare as well as family support services. They welcome and support children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Families must meet federal and/or state eligibility guidelines.

 

Christopher House

Logan Square

Christopher House

3255 W. Altgeld St

Chicago, IL 60647

United States

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734 235 4073

Contact Name:

Caroline Yankee

http://christopherhouse.org

Christopher House provides free or reduced cost early childhood education services and high quality childcare as well as family support services. They welcome and support children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Families must meet federal and/or state eligibility guidelines.

 

Clearbrook

Clearbrook

1835 W. Central Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

United States

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847 870 7711

Contact Email:

info@clearbrook.org

http://www.clearbrook.org

Clearbrook is a non-profit organization devoted to enhancing the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

 

Early Childhood Autism Academy

Early Childhood Autism Academy

255 Revere Dr.

Suite 200

Northbrook, IL 60062

United States

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847 412 4380

Contact Name:

Judy Katz

Contact Email:

judykatz@jcfs.org

http://www.jcfs.org

The Early Childhood Autism Academy offers year round, full day schooling for children ages 3-8 for children with autism and developmental delays.

Dynamic Behavioral Services

Dana Affrunti, M.S., BCBA

dana@dyamicbehavioralservices.com
Phone. 1.271.381.8487
Fax 1.888.667.9056

Easter Seals Gilchrist Marchman Head Start

Easter Seals Gilchrist Marchman Head Start

1001 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Chicago, IL 60608

United States

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312 432 1751

Contact Name:

Mary Ann Morgan

Contact Email:

mmorgan@eastersealschicago.org

http://chicago.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=ILCH_gilchrist_marchman

In response to our communities, Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago provides comprehensive services for individuals with disabilities or other special needs and their families to improve quality of life and maximize independence.

 

Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago

Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago

14 E. Jackson St. Suite 900

Chicago, IL 60604

United States

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312 939 0208

312 939 5115

Contact Name:

Nicole Davenport

Contact Email:

ndavenport@eastersealschicago.org

http://www.eastersealschicago.org

 

Easter Seals Therapeutic Day Schools

Easter Seals Therapeutic Day Schools

1950 W Roosevelt Rd

Chicago, IL 60608

United States

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312 432 1751

Contact Name:

Wendy Murphy

Contact Email:

wmurphy@eastersealschicago.org

 

Easter Seals Therapeutic Day Schools

Easter Seals Therapeutic Day Schools

17300 Ozark Ave.

Tinley Park, IL 60477

United States

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708 802 9050

Contact Name:

Karen Eisenbart

Contact Email:

keisenbart@eastersealschicago.org

 

El Valor

1850 W 21st Street

Chicago, IL 60608

United States

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312 666 4511

Contact Email:

info@elvalor.net

http://www.elvalor.org

El Valors mission is to support and challenge urban families to achieve excellence and participate fully in community life.

 

Giant Steps Illinois, Inc

Autism Center for Excellence, Inc.

Giant Steps Illinois, Inc

2500 Cabot Drive

Lisle, IL 60532

United States

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630 455 5730

Contact Name:

Bridget O’ Connor

Contact Email:

boconnor@giantstepsillinois.org

http://www.giantstepsillinois.org

Giant Steps Illinois, Inc., and its sister organization The Autism Training Center, Inc., strive to improve a child’s ability to interact, communicate, and develop academic and daily living skills through a one-on-one integrated holistic approach of services: speech/communication therapy, occupational therapy, music therapy, social work and educational programs.

 

Hammitt Elementary School

The Baby Fold

Hammitt Elementary School

108 E. Willow St.

Normal, IL 61761

United States

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309 452 1170

http://www.thebabyfold.org/HammitElementsch.html

Hammitt specializes in helping young students (ages 3-15) who have behavior or emotional disorder, specific learning disabilities, mental impairment, health impairment, speech and language impairment, autism and traumatic brain injury. Students are referred to Hammitt by their local public school district based on their need for more intensive special education services to achieve success in school.

 

Helping Hand Rehabilitation Center

Helping Hand School for Autism

Helping Hand Rehabilitation Center

9649 W 55th St

Countryside, IL 60525

United States

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708 352 3580

Contact Name:

Nilam Patel

Contact Email:

bcouper@hhrehab.org

http://www.hhrehab.org

 

Kid’s Can Inclusive Day Care and Preschool

Easter Seals LaSalle & Bureau Counties

Kid’s Can Inclusive Day Care and Preschool

1013 Adams St.

Ottawa, IL 61350

United States

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815 434 0857

http://dfvr.easterseals.com

Kids Can’s mission is to provide a loving environment for all children that are conducive to good development, exploration, imagination and cooperation. Kids Can Daycare’s main objectives are to meet the childcare needs of families with disabled children, and to include those children in a program with non-disabled children.

 

Krejci Academy

Krejci Academy

619 E Franklin Ave

Naperville, IL 60540

United States

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630 355 6870

Contact Name:

Susan Fruland

Contact Email:

sfruland@lilfriends.com

 

LEEP Forward

LEEP Forward

2320 N Damen

Suite 2F

Chicago, IL 60647

United States

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773 255 8155

Contact Name:

Lorell Marin

Contact Email:

leepforward1@aol.com

http://www.leepforward.com

LEEP Forward is a therapeutic clinic located in Chicago providing developmental services to children with social communication, sensory processing and emotional regulation challenges. We offer many different services including; therapeutic preschool, individual developmental therapy, social groups, toddler play groups, and dyads which pair a typically developing peer with a child requiring clinical intervention.

 

Little Friends Center for Autism

140 N. Wright Street

Naperville, IL 60540

United States

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630 355 6533

Contact Name:

Kim Bus

Contact Email:

kbus@lilfriends.com

http://www.littlefriendsinc.org

Little Friends is a 501c3 organization that provides services to children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Our mission is to empower children and adults with special challenges to live, learn, work and participate in the community.

Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. School

Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. School

18350 Crossing Drive

Tinley Park, IL 60487

United States

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708 342 5278

Contact Name:

Rosemary Kern

Contact Email:

rkern@stcolettasofil.com

http://stcolettasofil.com

We offer programming for special education students ages 3-21. We provide autism services using TEACCH method at the early childhood level, a full academic curriculum for our elementary level and academic and Prevocational training for our High School students.

 

Marklund Day School

164 S Prarie

Bloomingdale, IL 60108

United States

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630 529 2871

Contact Name:

Lynn Macella

Contact Email:

lmacella@marklund.org

http://www.marklund.org

Marklund has grown into seven homes and many related programs throughout the Chicago area. Marklund serves individuals with severe and profound developmental disabilities through 24-hour nursing care, and a full range of therapeutic and educational programs.

 

PACTT Learning Center

7101 N. Greenview Ave

Chicago, IL 60626

United States

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773-338-9102

Contact Name:

Paula Jablonski

Contact Email:

info@pactt.org

http://www.pactt.org/

At PACTT, our mission is to assist individuals with autism in becoming as independent as possible with the ability to integrate effectively into their homes and community. Our team of parents and professionals will aspire to work together to create an educational environment that meets the needs of individuals with autism utilizing a positive intervention approach in an ever improving manner.

Pershing Early Learning Center

Pershing Early Learning Center

2912 N. University

Decatur, IL 62526

United States

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217 876 8327

Contact Name:

Aissa Norris, Principal

Contact Email:

Anorris@dps61.org

http://www.dps61.org/pershing

 

Summit Center Early Learning

Summit Center Early Learning

799 S Mclean Blvd

Elgin, IL 60123

United States

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847 488 9207

Contact Name:

Karen Mundt-Romano

Contact Email:

kmundt@summitelgin.org

http://www.summitinc.org

All children are welcome here and are cared for in a warm, nurturing environment. Children are taught within a natural environment, blending children with and without disabilities.

 

Trinity Services

Trinity Services

100 Gougar Road

Joliet, IL 60432

United States

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815 485 6197

Contact Name:

Rose Feddock

Contact Email:

rfeddock@trinity-services.org

http://www.trinity-services.org

 

AutismVotes

Frequently Asked Questions About the State Autism Insurance Reform Laws

 

IL

United States

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202 955 3114

http://www.autismvotes.org/site/c.frKNI3PCImE/b.5796433/k.352C/State_FAQs.htm

With the help of students from George Washington University Law School, Autism Speaks has?launched?and continues to update this section for states that have enacted autism insurance reform laws. We hope that this section will be helpful for the thousands

 

Division of Early Childhood Education

Division of Early Childhood Education

100 N. First Street

C-428

Springfield, IL 62777-0001

United States

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217 524 4835

217 557 6763

Contact Name:

Kay Henderson, Division Administrator

Contact Email:

hhenders@isbe.net

http://www.isbe.net/spec-ed/html/sped_early_child.htm

The Early Childhood Education Division provides leadership and technical assistance to support quality programs for children birth to age eight years.

 

Illinois Department of Human Services

2901 Finley Ave.

Ste. 109

Downers Grove, IL 60515

United States

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630 495 0500

Contact Name:

Provider

Contact Email:

dhs.ors@illinois.gov

http://www.dhs.state.il.us

The Department of Human Services is one of Illinois’ largest agencies, with more than 14,000 employees and an annual budget of over $5.6 billion. Illinois created DHS in 1997, to provide our state’s residents with streamlined access to integrated services, especially those who are striving to move from welfare to work and economic independence, and others who face multiple challenges to self-sufficiency.

Preschool – Legal Rights and Procedures

Preschool – Legal Rights and Procedures

IL

United States

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http://www.isbe.net/spec-ed/pdfs/parent_guide_english.pdf

 

Project Choices

Project Choices

1590 S Fairfield Ave.

Lombard, IL 60148

United States

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620 629 0551

Contact Email:

info@projectchoices.org

http://www.projectchoices.org

Project CHOICES provides collaborative support to schools, families, children, and youth to ensure that all learn in general education and community settings, and address and show progress toward the Illinois Learning Standards.

 

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