LOCAL TAP CENTERS

Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago Rockford Region
1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, IL 61107

Visit Website  ldavie@eastersealschicago.org  |  815-395-5566

Serving ages 3-13 for diagnostics, all ages for other services

Our service center is an inclusive, one-stop, trusted resource about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) information across the lifespan.  Our center offers a comprehensive approach to screening and diagnostic for children ages 3 to 13 to  those that have never received an ASD diagnosis in the past.   Our team is very committed in following the missions of Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago and The Autism Program (TAP) of Illinois. Our team has been working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities for many years. We hope to share our experience and expertise with you, so that together we can make a difference in the life of an individual with ASD and help bring awareness that Every Day is Autism Awareness Day.


The Autism Program at Kreider Services, Inc.
Kreider Center, 500 Anchor Rd, Dixon, IL 61021

Visit Website  |  odonnellj@kreiderservices.org815-288-6691 ext 240

Serving ages 3-18 in TAP programs, all ages in other programs.

Kreider Services is the site of the Northwestern Illinois regional Autism Program Services Center.  The program is devoted to advancing the system of care through diagnosis, treatment, resource, referral and community planning.  Clinical Services include screening and comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and small group Social Skills training.  Our Family and Community Resource Room contains books, videos, learning aids, and visual supports that are available to families, teachers, services providers and anyone else with an interest in ASD.  A work station is also available to allow for the creation of personalized schedules and aids.  Our knowledgeable staff can provide information about our various resources and services, as well as other community resources and events.  Community outreach and training are essential components of our Center’s mission.  We provide training and seminars on a variety of topics for caregivers, daycare providers, educators, first responders, physicians, and other professionals in the community.

Trinity Services, Inc
13318 West Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL 60451

Visit Website  |  cindovina@gmail.com  |  815-462-4729

Serving ages 18 months through 22 years

Our clinic provides offers diagnostic screenings and comprehensive diagnostic assessments.  We also provide a teen social skills groups.  We provide consultation to families regarding problem behaviors and assist them in addressing other areas of skills deficit as well.  For example, we will put together programs teaching a broad array of adaptive and communication skills.  Problem behavior consultation is another service offered at the clinic.  We also offer assistance to parents in helping their child to improve toileting skills.

Little Friends Center for Autism
1001 East Chicago Ave, Suite 151, Naperville, IL

Visit Website  |  pboheme@lilfriends.com  |  630-305-4196

Serving infants through adults

Little Friends Center for Autism provides state of the art diagnostics, therapy, training and consulting services for children, adults, families and professionals. We train approximately 2500 people each year. Our parent agency at Little Friends Inc. provides day and residential services for over 800 children and adults with autism and developmental disabilities.

LOCAL RESOURCES

Family Resource Center on Disabilities
201 East Jackson Blvd, Room 300, Chicago, IL 60604

Visit Website  |  frcdptiil@ameritech.net  |  312-939-3513

Chicago’s metropolitan area Parent Training and Information Center, serving Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties.  The center provides families of children with disabilities with information, training and assistance.  Some of the services they provide are to help families understand the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), make informed decisions about their child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP), obtain appropriate services for their child, and communicate more effectively with school professionals.

 

Family Matters
1901 S. 4th Street, Suite 209, Effingham, IL 62401

Visit Website  |  info@fmptic.org  |  217-347-5428

Parent Training and Information Center located in Effingham, Il. serving all of Illinois except Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties.   The center’s mission 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. The center assists parents of children with disabilities to be informed participants in the special education process and IEP process, assist students with disabilities to understand their rights and responsibilities, and supply information to professionals who serve children with disabilities.

 

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