LOCAL TAP CENTERS
The Autism Clinic at The Hope Institute for Children and Families offers a number of clinic services, trainings in the community and supports for families. Parents or providers may refer for therapy services, screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder or a diagnostic evaluation. Therapy services include Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) group and individual programming, social skills groups, speech and language therapy and parent training. Families and area providers can access the clinic’s Family and Community Resource Room to check out books, therapy materials, or visual supports.
The Autism Program at CTF Illinois
6081 Development Drive, Charleston, IL 61920
Provides training for First Responders, Daycare Providers, Early Intervention, New Diagnosis, and can customize training for specific needs. We also offer Social Skills groups (Lego Social Club), Sibling Support, Play Groups, Young Adult Club (YAC), Teen Connect, Adult Social, and East Central Illinois Autism Support Group. Our Family and Community Resource Room has a lending library with books, DVD’s software, and games. We also have structured teaching and structured play activities. Services include customized visual supports, educational consultations, family focus consultations, autism screenings, case management, and comprehensive diagnostics in conjunction with Carle Diagnostic Center that involves an interdisciplinary evaluation team.
The Autism Society of Central Illinois
P.O. Box 8781 Springfield, IL 62791-8781
Serving all ages – The Autism Society of Central Illinois provides parent support and education, linkage to community resources, community events for families, and summer camp opportunities.
Illinois Assistive Technology Program
1 West Old Capitol Plaza, Suite 100, Springfield, IL 62701
Serving all ages – Illinois Assistive Technology Program provides access to assistive technology, training, and advocacy for the Individual Education Planning process.
1901 S. 4th Street, Suite 209, Effingham, IL 62401
Visit Website | firstname.lastname@example.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.
Sangamon County Department of Public Health-Early Intervention
2833 South Grand Avenue East Springfield, IL 62703-2175
Serving ages Birth to 3 – Early Intervention is a statewide, family centered service system to find and help children, birth to age 3, who are at risk for or have developmental delays. To locate an office in another county in Illinois please click here.
Noll Dental Clinic
5220 South Sixth Street Road, Suite 2100, Springfield, IL 62703
Serving all ages – The Noll Dental Clinic provides comprehensive preventative and general dentistry to children with developmental and/or mental disabilities.
232 Bruns Lane, Springfield, Il 62702
Serving all ages – SPARC provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities including 24-hour residential support, respite, supported living, and summer camp services.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
101 North 16th Street, Springfield, IL 62703
Serving all ages – UCP provides a number of programs for children and adults with disabilities including respite care, summer camps, and assistive technology support.
SIU Family Medicine Primary Care Clinic at the Noll Medical Pavilion
5220 S. 6th Street Rd., Suite 1500
Serving all ages – SIU Center for Family Medicine is designated as a federally qualified health center or FQHC, enabling the clinic to provide programs for low income and uninsured patients.
Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois – The Children’s Center
5220 S. 6th Street Rd., Suite 2400, Springfield, Il 62703
Visit Website | 217-757-7700
Serving all ages – Memorial Health Centers of Central Illinois provides behavioral services including crisis intervention, psychiatric and medical services, outpatient therapy, case management, evidence-based treatment for individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
To find your local Department of Human Services resource for Early Intervention, PUNS, and other services, click here.