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Autism Group Therapy

Advanced Behavioral Solutions
2060 E. Algonquin Rd., Suite 720
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 496-4693
Cook County
Therapy conducted in a group setting to develop certain social skills. Groups are tailored to meet the needs of individuals who are participating.
Ages: 5 years and up.
Out-of-network provider.
Cost: fee for service.
No wait list.

Jeanne D. Beckman, PhD
P.O. Box 544
Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-1251
Cook County
Provides group therapy depending on individual needs, using a cognitive-behavioral approach.
Ages: birth and up.
Out-of-network provider.
Cost: $75 (hourly rate).
No wait list.

Behavioral Care Associates
Virginia Seng, PhD
999 Plaza Drive, Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 619-1880, ext. 19
Cook County
Provides group therapy using a cognitive-behavioral model.
Ages: 6-18 years.
Private insurance accepted.
See social skills groups and/or support groups for fees.
No wait list.

Learning Through Play Center for Child Development
633 W. Addison
Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 458-9865 or (773) 615-3202
Cook County
Provides Therapeutic Playgroups that concentrate on auditory, visual and verbal cueing for organization and incorporate music, art, and play for fun and skill-building for children. Structured playgroups utilize specific strategies to help children transition more easily from one activity to the next. Socialization Playgroup uses music and art to motivate children to participate in group activities, learn to communicate with others, and gain confidence in social situations. Feeding group for children also available for children with oral sensory or social feeding issues.
Staff includes: Speech therapists, occupational therapists, developmental therapists, behavioral therapists and music therapists.
These classes are for children with autism, PDD, sensory dysfunction, speech delay, or other developmental delays. Classes often incorporate at least 1-2 typically developing children as peer models.
(schedule varies — please call for more information)
Ages: 2-6 years.
Insurance accepted.
Cost: see website or call for information.
No wait list.

Nowell and Associates Counseling Firm
Nefertiti L. Nowell, PhD
1979 N. Mill St., Suite 202
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 428-2344
DuPage County
Provides group therapy.
Ages: 5-18 years.
Private and public insurance accepted.
No wait list.

Genevieve Thorton, PsyD
899 Skokie Blvd., Suite 204
Northbrook, IL 60062
(773) 562-9151
Cook County
Provides group therapy using a cognitive-behavioral model.
Ages: 2-18 years.
Private insurance accepted.
No wait list.

WEE Speech, PC
Julie Levin, speech pathologist
8833 Gross Point Road
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 329-8226
Cook County
Provides group therapy. Therapy sessions run 45 minutes to one hour. Group enrollment is based on individual needs.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
BCBS provider. Credentialed early intervention providers.
No wait list.

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