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  • Autism Speaks
    Walk Now For Autism Speaks Resource Fair

    Where: Soldier Field
    Chicago, IL
    (224) 567-8573
    e-mail: chicago@autismspeaks.org
    They are expecting 15,000 people to participate in the walk, including thousands of families from throughout Chicagoland. The resource fair is a highlight for many. Service providers will have the opportunity to offer participants information about services and programs in the community. The resource fair will also feature fun activities for children of all ages.
    When: Saturday, May 21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Autism Speaks (Government Affairs)
    Sign up for legislation updates.
     
  • Autism Speaks (Student Clubs)
    To join a Student Club.
     
  • Autism Speaks (Volunteering Opportunities)
    Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on your community. People who volunteer improve their self-esteem and their self-confidence, decrease their stress levels and suffer less physical illnesses as well as less depression. For volunteering opportunities, please contact Mary Rios at (224) 567-8573 or email: mrios@autismspeaks.org.
     
  • Bridges for Autism Foundation
    Their goal is to end apathy and raise consciousness about autism spectrum disorders throughout the community with current literature, conferences, fundraisers and up-to-date information via their website or contact Marcia Biordi-Brown at (847) 444-0019.


Although our Web site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, the Autism Resource Center at Rush University takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.

The information on this website is provided for general reference purposes. It does not constitute medical or other professional advice and should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your child and adolescent psychiatrist or other physician. Only a qualified, licensed physician can determine the individual treatment that is appropriate for your particular circumstances. All decisions about clinical care should be made in consultation with a physician. Inclusion of information on this Web site does not constitute an endorsement of views, persons, methodologies or products. The health care providers whose information is available on the website are not necessarily the agents or employees of Rush University Medical Center. In consideration for use of this website, Rush University Medical Center or any other party involved in producing or delivering this website will not be liable to you for any action or nonaction that you take in reliance upon the information provided on this website.


Autism is a complex disorder. Our Web site provides information and resources for families with a child with autism. If you feel your child is experiencing behavior and/or symptoms that may be associated with autistic spectrum disorders, please contact your pediatrician or a licensed physician. A comprehensive evaluation may be needed from a psychologist, neurologist, psychiatrist, speech therapist and other professionals.


The Autism Resource Center's referral and resource list is not an all-inclusive list and is subject to change. Each day the team will be adding new resources and building to our website. If you have trouble finding a referral within your area, we encourage you to call (312) 563-2272 for further information. We hope that you visit our Web site again for any future referrals.





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