Special Needs Resources

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Acacia Academy & The Achievement Centers, Inc.
6425 S. Willow Springs Road, LaGrange, IL
(708) 579-9040
www.acaciaacademy.com

Provides diagnostic and tutorials and specialized
instruction in a wide range of studies.

Achieve Beyond
857 Center Ct., Suite D, Shorewood,
(815) 730-1818
achievebeyondusa.com

Provides pediatric therapy and educational services
to children, students and families.

Advanced Behavioral Solutions
2060 E Algonquin Rd #720, Schaumburg, IL
(847) 496-4693
wellness.com

Alexander Leigh Center for Autism
620 N. Illinois Route 31, Crystal Lake IL
(815) 477-2522
alexanderleighcenterforautism.com

Autism and Asperger’s Consultants
10929 Manhattan Dr., Huntley, IL
(847) 387-9452
autismandaspergersconsultants.com

Autism & Anxiety Consultants, LLC
1100 Lake St. Suite 210 B, Oak Park IL
(847) 338-2525
autismanxiety.net

Autism Home Support Services
85 Revere Drive, Suite AA, Northbrook, IL
(847) 564-0822

Provides one-on-one care in the home
environment of children with autism.

Autism Society of Illinois
2200 S. Main St., Suite 205, Lombard, IL
(630) 691-1270

Provides education, training, individual assistance
and practical support for parents; increase public
awareness of autism; and offers a referral network
of professionals.

Autism Speaks Family Services
2700 S. River Road, Suite 203, Des Plaines, IL
(224) 567-8573

Autism Speaks Family Services connects and empowers
autistic individuals and their families with resources and
information addressing the challenges associated with autism.
We do this through free resources and tools, grant opportunities
for families and service providers, and community outreach.

BY YOUR SIDE Autism Therapy Services
16W361 Frontage Rd., Burr Ridge
(630) 590-5571
www.byyoursideautismcenter.com

Center for Autism Related Disorders
212 S. Marion St., Suite 11, Oak Park, IL
(708) 358-3000
chicago.centerforautism.com

Center for Behavior Intervention
19056 Henry Dr, Mokena, IL
(708) 995-5751
centerforbehaviorintervention.com

The Center for Behavior Intervention is a therapeutic
facility designed to meet the needs of individuals
displaying symptoms of Autism as well as neurological,
developmental and/or behavioral concerns.

Charlie’s Gift Autism Center
1048 E. Ogden Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL
(630) 810-1200
415 W. 8th St., Hinsdale, IL
(630) 323-7500, ext 230
www.charliesgiftautismcenter.org

Nonprofit agency that provides recreation and cultural
activities, counseling and therapeutic services, education
support, and community-building opportunities.

 

Chicago Autism & Behavior Specialists
1063 W. Hawthorn Drive, Itasca IL
(800) 844-1232
autismbehaviorspecialists.com

Chicagoland Autism Connection
Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago
1939 W 13th St., Chicago, IL
(773) 329-0375
www.chicagoautism.org

Comprehensive Early Autism Services
1845 W. Eddy Street, Chicago IL
(312) 520-4657 | info@earlyautismservices.com

Continuum Autism Spectrum Alliance
3501 Algonquin Road Suite 210, Rolling Meadows IL
(847) 925-5260
autismspectrumalliance.com

Easter Seals Joliet Region
212 Barney Dr., Joliet, IL
(815) 725-2194
joliet.easterseals.com

Provides services to ensure that all people with
disabilities or special needs and their families
have equal opportunities to live, learn, work
and play in their communities.

Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago’s Therapeutic
School and Center for Autism Research

1939 W.13th St., Ste 300, Chicago
(312) 491-4110
chicago.easterseals.com

New therapeutic day school combines educational,
research, training, early intervention, school-to-work
transition and independent living capabilities for
children with autism.

Giant Steps
2500 Cabot Dr., Lisle, IL
(630) 864-3800
www.mygiantsteps.org

Illinois Spectrum Connection
Plainfield, IL
(630) 362-4538
www.ilspectrumconnection.com

Little City Foundation
700 N. Sacramento Blvd., Suite 220, Chicago, IL
(773) 265-1671
760 W. Algonquin Rd., Palatine, IL
(847) 358-5510
www.littlecity.org/childbridge

Little Friends Center for Autism, Inc.
140 N. Wright St., Naperville, IL
(630) 355-6533
www.littlefriendsinc.org

Little Leaves Behavioral Services
939 W. North Ave., Suite 750, Chicago, IL
(312)-646-2113 | info@littleleaves.org
www.littleleaves.org

Dr. Lilly Partha
3510 Hobson Road, Suite 303, Woodridge, IL
(630)737-1970
holistichealthchicago.com

Provides acupuncture therapy to treat
children with autism spectrum disorders.

PACTT Learning Center
7101 N. Greenview Ave., Chicago IL
(773) 388-9102
pactt.org

Resource Center for Autism & Developmental Delays
Garfield Community Center, 10 S. Kedzie, Room 202, Chicago IL
(312) 746-5447

The Center for Hope & Healing
16W241 S. Frontage Rd., Burr Ridge, IL
(630) 468-2341
thecenterforhopeandhealing.com

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
P.O. Box 9203, Naperville, IL
(630) 570-7958
turningpointeautismfoundation.org


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Behavioral Perspective Inc.
Applied Behavior Analysis Provider
Candice Gzeewki M.A. BCBA
Phone: (630) 999-0401
Fax: (630) 423-9669
behavioralperspective.aba.com

Center for Behavior Intervention
19056 Henry Dr, Mokena, IL
(708) 995-5751
centerforbehaviorintervention.com

The Center for Behavior Intervention is a
therapeutic facility designed to meet the needs
of individuals displaying symptoms of Autism
as well as neurological, developmental and/or
behavioral concerns.

 

Inspire Behavioral Therapy
(815) 641-9420

Specializing in the treatment of Autism, ADHD,
Asperger’s, and related mental health disorders
in children and adolescents using principles of
ABA. Many varieties of insurance accepted!

Steinberg Behavior Solutions
4711 Golf Rd #100, Skokie IL
(847) 676-5398
steinbergbehaviorsolutions.com

Steinberg Behavior Solutions is a Chicago based
company offering ABA Evaluation and Treatment
for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We
work with your child to create an individualized
plan to help her succeed. All of our therapists have
received their Masters in Psychology: Applied Behavior
Analysis. Contact us today for a Chicago area in-home consultation!


DENTISTRY

Steven T. Kuhn, DDS, Ltd.
Brookside Commons,
10313 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort, IL
(815) 806-1600
www.drstevenkuhn.com


EDUCATION

Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy
190 Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL
(630) 617-3752
www.elmhurst.edu/elsa

The Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy is a
four-year program offering a full-time, post-secondary
educational experience to young adults—18 to 28—
with developmental disabilities. Taught on-campus
at Elmhurst College, students learn and grow in three
key areas: academics and career exploration, independent
living skills, and social and recreational skills.

Helping Hand
9649 W. 55th Street, Countryside, IL
(708) 352-3580
www.hhrehab.org


EVALUATION & THERAPY

Center for Behavior Intervention
19056 Henry Drive, Mokena, IL
(708) 995-5751
www.CBITherapy.com

Children’s Therapy Services
39 E. Colorado, Frankfort, IL
(815) 469-1117
www.childrenstherapyservicesinc.com

Children’s Therapy Services summer programs
include intensive Sensory-Integration, EEG
Neuro-feedback and Interactive Metronome
Sessions for Autism Spectrum and Sensory
Processing Disorders, ADD/HD, OCD and
mood disorder. Intensive Integrated Listening
(ILS) for improved reading, writing, phonetic
awareness, auditory processing, concentration
and attention. Speech and social groups. Girls
only social groups.

LaRabida Children’s Hospital
6501 S Promontory Dr., Chicago, IL
(866) 985-6548
www.larabida.org

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is a pediatric acute
care hospital, specializing in the treatment of
chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities.
La Rabida provides family-centered, interdisciplinary
care to 7,500 children with special healthcare needs
each year at its Chicago lakeside location.

NCFII
Neurofeedback, Counseling, & FASD
Institute of Illinois
Trinity Services, Inc.
Naperville, IL (630) 548-4438
New Lenox, IL (815) 462-4ASD
Des Plaines, IL (847) 299-2200
www.ncfii.org

Offering diagnostics, quantitative EEF-Guided
Neurotherapy, general counseling, consultations,
ongoing social skills and groups for children and
teens, training, advocacy services, and research
opportunities.

LifeStyles Academy
10300 W. 131st St., Palos Park, IL
(708) – 480-2085
www.lifestyleacademy.org

LifeStyles Academy is an educational and vocational
center for adults with various disabilities who have
graduated from High School or Transition Programs.

Social Success Trinity Services, Inc.
13318 W. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL
(815) 462-4273

Essential skills groups for children with autism or
developmental delays. Learn conversational skills,
turn taking, emotion regulation, coping skills,
basic problem solving, and more.

SafeNow Trinity Services, Inc.
13318 W. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL
(800) 235-6009
besafenow.com

Creating jobs for people with disabilities and
funding streams for those who serve them.

Trinity Family Counseling Center
Locations in Joliet, Homewood, New Lenox, and Naperville
(815) 722-4383
www.trinity-services.org

Our mission is to strengthen family life, foster healthy
personal development, and enable compassionate,
responsible, and safe living. We offer individual
counseling for a variety of psychological conditions,
child and adolescent services, family therapy, couples
counseling, court-mandated anger management,
divorce mediation, Project Protect, and parent seminars.

Trumpet Behavioral Health
3851 W. Devon Ave., Chicago,IL
(872) 208-7893
www.tbh.com

Trumpet Behavioral Health offers evidenced-based
therapy and services for children, adolescents and
adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and related
developmental disabilities. We provide a compassionate,
client-centered approach based on the principles of
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Wolfe Behavioral Health
339 Alana Dr., New Lenox, IL
(815) 462-3827
wolfebehavioralhealth.com


MEDICAL

Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital
(800) 3-ADVOCATE
(800) 323-8622
www.advocatehealth.com/hope

SPEECH ENHANCEMENT

Sertoma Speech & Hearing Center
Palos Hills – (708) 599-9500
Homewood – (708) 957-7122
Romeoville – (630) 633-5060


OTHER

Keshet
3210 Dundee Rd.,Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 205-0274
www.keshet.org

Keshet is the premier provider of educational,
recreational, vocational and social programs for
individuals with intellectual disabilities operating
according to traditional Jewish values. Our mission
is to enhance independence and integration to
optimize personal potential.

Ups For Downs
Hartford Plaza at 1070 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL
(847) 895-2100

Oak Lawn Park District
9401 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Lawn, IL
(708) 857 2420
www.olparks.org

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