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Autism Psychiatric Assessment

ACCESS at Anixter Center
2020 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 404-5277
Cook County
Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management services to adults with disabilities in the Chicagoland area.
Ages: 18 and up.
one to three week wait list for psychological and psychiatric services.

Advocate Christ Medical Center
Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital

Pradeep Thapar, MD
1835 Dixie Highway, Suite 100
Flossmoor, IL 60422
(708) 799-8384
Cook County
Comprehensive diagnostic assessments and evaluations including measures to assess for autism and other emotional/behavioral disorders, cognitive functioning, language skills and personality.
Ages: 4-18.
Private insurance accepted.
No wait list.

Chicago Child Psychiatry Associates
Amer Smajkic, MD
233 E. Erie, Suite 802
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 893-5701
Cook County
e-mail: asmajkic@mac.com
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Ages: 3-18.
Private insurance accepted.
Two-week wait list.

Children's Memorial Hospital
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2300 Children’s Plaza
Chicago, IL 60614
(800) KIDSDOC
Cook County
e-mail: KIDSDOC@childrensmemorial.org
Provides diagnostic assessments.
Ages: 7 and up.
Private and public insurance accepted with referral.
six-month wait list is typical.

Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Benjamin Shain, MD, PhD
718 Glenview Rd.
Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 480-2691
Lake County
Provides diagnostic assessments.
Private and public insurance accepted.
No wait list.

Family Behavioral Health
Matthew Parvin, MD
13246 S. Route 59, Suite 100
Plainfield, IL 60586
(815) 254-7400
Will County
Ages: 2-18.
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Private insurance accepted.
four week wait list.

Catherine Jaselskis, MD
950 Skokie Blvd., Suite 305
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-0609
Cook County
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Ages: 3-18.
Insurance not accepted.
Possible wait list.

Bob Rosenfeld, MD
801 Skokie Blvd., Suite 212
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 564-1131
Cook County
Ages: 4-18.
Provides diagnostic assessments.
Out-of-network provider.
Cost: $2,000-$2,500.
No wait list.

Rush University Medical Center
Autism Spectrum Disorders Medication Clinic
2150 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-6090
Cook County
The Autism Spectrum Disorders Medication Clinic provides outpatient care for children with diagnoses of autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, Rett's syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The focus of the clinic is evidence-based psychopharmacological management as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Children are referred to the clinic after they have had an initial psychiatric evaluation at Rush.
Ages: 4-17.
Private and public insurance accepted.
one-two month wait list.

The University of Illinois at Chicago
Michael Schrift, DO, Director of Neuropsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine
912 S. Wood St., Eighth Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-6139
Cook County
e-mail: jschrift@psych.uic.edu
Provides evaluation and treatment of psychiatric, cognitive, memory, and behavioral problems that can occur following or as part of neurological and medical diseases.
Ages: 4 and up.
Private and public insurance accepted.
five-month wait list.

University of Illinois Institute of Disability and Human Development Family Clinic
Nicole Quintero, PhD
Intake Coordinator: Ginny Griffin or Lizabeth Fernandez
1640 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-1490
Cook County
email: giginny@uic.edu
Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish for children and adults with an intellectual or developmental disability.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Medicare and private insurance accepted; sliding fee scale and grant for uninsured families.
Three- to six-month wait list.

University of Illinois Institute for Juvenile Research Developmental Disabilities Clinic
Jennifer Gorski
Intake Coordinator: Ginny Griffin or Lizabeth Fernandez
1640 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-1490
Cook County
email: giginny@uic.edu
Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish for children and adults with an intellectual or developmental disability.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Medicare and private insurance accepted; sliding fee scale and grant for uninsured families.
Three- to six-month wait list.

Wellspring Clinical Associates
Tina Mattera, MD
Thomas Dimatteo, MD
1601 Bond St., Suite 316
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-3701
DuPage County
*Moving to Lisle, IL October 2009.
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Ages: 3 and up.
Only accepts BCBS PPO.
Cost: $390 (initial consultation: 90 minutes).
Cost: $130 (follow-up appointments: 20-30 minutes).
Current wait list for Dimatteo.

If you are interested in adding your organization or would like to make changes to a current listing on our website, please contact Natalie Forburger, LCPC, at (312) 563-2272 or natalie_m_forburger@rush.edu.