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Online Support Groups

Autism Blogger: The Online Autism Support Group

Autism Blogger: The Online Autism Support Group

IL

United States

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http://www.autism-blog.com

Our mission is to allow people who have been affected by autism to share their stories and help other people to overcome. Our goal is to provide the best online autism support group possible. Please join our growing community! It only takes seconds to sign up for an account…once you do, you get your own blog, profile, access to news, and much more.

 

Chicago Spectrum Solutions

Armitage Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

United States

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(617) 835-1174

Contact Name:

Cindy Johnstone

Contact Email:

info@chicagospectrumsolution.com

http://www.chicagospectrumsolutions.com

Chicago Spectrum Solutions works with families to help address their child’s specific home routine needs. We specialize in high-functioning children on the spectrum between the ages of 3 and 9 with ASD, PDD-NOS, Asperger’s, and other similar profiles. We offer completely customizable solutions to common household challenges. Let Chicago Spectrum Solutions help ease your family’s home routine and help create a better day-to-day experience for your child and your entire family.

Family Matters Parents Training

ARC Community Support System

Family Matters Parents Training

1901 S 4th

Ste 209

Effingham, IL 62401

United States

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217 347 0880

866 436 7842

http://www.fmptic.org

The mission of the Family Matters Parent Training and Information Center is to build upon families’ strengths, empower parents and professionals to achieve the strongest possible outcomes for students with disabilities, and to enhance the quality of life for children and young adults with disabilities.

 

Illinois Parents of Adults with Developmental Disabilities Unite (IPADD) Yahoo group

Illinois Parents of Adults with Developmental Disabilities Unite (IPADD) Yahoo group

IL

United States

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630 922 3232

Contact Name:

Laurie Jerue

Contact Email:

jeruefamily@comcast.net

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/IPADDUnite

Online support group focused on the issues of transitioning and adults with developmental disabilities, including autism, who live in the state of Illinois. Priorities are employment, community service, housing, recreation, and advocacy.

 

Illinois Spectrum Connection

Illinois Spectrum Connection

Plainfield, IL 60586

United States

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630 362 4538

Contact Name:

Laura Donovan

Contact Email:

laura@ilspectrumconnection.com

http://www.ilspectrumconnection.com

Illinois Spectrum Connection is a reference site created for parents of children with ASD in the Chicago-land area.

 

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.

Managing the Art of Living

Managing the Art of Living

887 Ridge Rd.

Highland Park, IL 60035

United States

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847 831 4540

Contact Name:

Teri Steinberg

Contact Email:

teri_steinberg@yahoo.com

http://www.managingtheartofliving.org/

llinois Association of Microboards and Cooperatives is a project of the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities. The project is aimed at helping people live the lives they want to live, with the support of family, friends, community and public resources. The project offers self-advocates, families and friends the opportunity to create Microboards and Human Service Cooperatives, consumer-governed structures that bring resources, authority and responsibility directly into the hands of the people whose lives are most affected by the way support services are organized.

 

SibNet on Facebook

SibNet on Facebook

IL

United States

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Contact Email:

donmeyer@siblingsupport.org

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=42996269129

SibNet on Facebook is the companion to the SibNet yahoo group, the internet’s first and largest listserv for adult brothers and sisters of people with disabilities. SibNet is also a remarkably warm, thoughtful, and informative community where young adult and adult brothers and sisters from around the world share information and discuss issues of common interest.

 

Special Needs Parents Meet Up

Special Needs Parents Meet Up

IL

United States

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http://spclneedsparents.meetup.com

http://autism.meetup.com

 

The Windy City/Chicagoland Apraxia Network

The Windy City/Chicagoland Apraxia Network

1541 Springside Place

Downers Grove, IL 60516

United States

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630 435 5845

Contact Name:

Holly Olmsted-Hickey

Contact Email:

chicagoapraxia@comcast.net

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/windycityapraxia

There seems to be an emerging overlap of children with childhood apraxia of speech and autism spectrum disorders. I would like to offer the services and resources of our Chicagoland group to the greater autism population. We have been around for about 11 years and currently have more than 400 members in the Chicagoland, northern Indiana, southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa areas.

 

Wrong Planet

The Online Resource and Community for Autism and Asperger’s

Wrong Planet

IL

United States

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http://www.wrongplanet.net

Wrong Planet is the web community designed for individuals (and parents of those) with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, PDDs, and other neurological differences. We provide a discussion forum, where members communicate with each other, an article section, with exclusive articles and how-to guides, a blogging feature, and a chatroom for real-time communication with other Aspies.

 

Yahoo! Groups

Autism Support Groups

Yahoo! Groups

IL

United States

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http://groups.yahoo.com/search?query=autism%20aba

Online discussion forums for the Autism and Asperger communities

 

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