Autism

Rockford Area Autism/Special Needs Training and Support Group Community Calendar

Calendar 06.10.15

The Autism Program Service Center- Rockford, a program of Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago

Our program provides diagnostic, educational, and community resource and information for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorders. Screening and Diagnostic services carried out by diagnostic professionals including a psychiatrist, psychologist, occupational therapist, and speech therapist and a comprehensive team approach including use of the Autism Observation Diagnostic Scale. Our staff also provide clinical services including Family Focus Consultation, Social Skills Group, Family Consultation and Educator Consultation. These services are designed to support parents and providers to help understand ASD, wrapping the support around the care provider to help identify and meet the needs of the individual with ASD and the family. Our staff also provides training to first responders, early intervention providers, day care providers, parents, family members and educators. We also can adapt our training to meet the needs of the participants. Finally, our Autism Family and Community Resource Room is an inclusive, one-top, trusted resource with ASD information and services across the life span. No fees. Call for current waiting times. M-F 8:30-5. Weekend and evening appointment available by appointment.

  • 1601 Parkview Avenue
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone: 815-395-5566

http://www.eastersealschicago.org

Autism Support Home Services

Autism Support Home Services provides in-home Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA, with Board Certified Behavior Analysts) and respite services to Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin residents.  Technology supported collaborative communication is used to ensure evidenced based and individualized treatment.  Accepts major private medical insurances, Medicaid Waiver 56U, and self pay.

www.autismhomesupport.com

Forest City Behavior- Erin Wade, Ph.D, BCBA-D

http://forestcitybehavior.org

Easter Seals Therapeutic School and Center for Autism

Accepts students 3-21 years from NW Illinois with primary diagnosis of autism, cognitive delay, behavioral disorder, or emotional disorder, must be approved by school district of origin as part of individual education plan.

http://www.eastersealschicago.org

Catch the Wave Swim Club

Catch the Wave is dedicated to serving the community by developing water safety skills and services that improve health and quality of life. Learning to swim is one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves and/or our children. Catch the Wave Swim Club will provide the skills necessary for each child to be safer in and around the water.

Our specialized autism swim program uses firm and direct instruction with high praise and reward as well as visual aids and other effective techniques practiced by top autism swim programs in the United States. Together we can create a fun and safe environment in and around with water for children with autism.

http://www.catchthewaveswim.com