Evaluation and Diagnostic Testing for Adults with Autism

Evaluation and Diagnostic Testing for Adults with Autism

Young Adults

Augmentative Communication

AAC Helper

Beth Christensen
easc.slp@gmail.com
3731 Blanchan Avenue, Brookfield, Illinois 60513

Provides individual speech and language therapy; additional specilaity in AAC evaluation and treatment.


Authentic Expression LLC

Heidi Rabe
heidi@authenticexpressionllc.com

Treats patients primarily in the northern suburbs. Conducts AAC Evaluations for individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as on-going speech and lanugage therapy services. Session occur in home.


DynaVox Technologies & Mayer-Johnson

Rebecca Miller, MS, pediatric consultant
Home-based office. Please contact Miller via phone
(866) 396-2869, ext. 4073 (office)
(312) 622-8078 (cell)

Offers speech generating devices for individuals with speech and learning challenges. DynaVox is a communication resource that allows a person to select symbols, pictures, letters, words or phrases to generate oral communication. Some people actually develop the ability to use natural speech through using a device. For more information on communication challenges of autism. Ages: birth and up. Private and public insurance accepted.


Matt Baud 

(708) 935-5188
Frankfort, IL

Speech and Language Pathologist providing evaluations for speech and AAC needs.


Speech and Language Pathways LLC

847-268-3799
info@slpathways.com
711 W Maude Avenue Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Provides Speech, Occupational and social skills therapy services for ages 2 - 18 as well as AAC evaluation for kids and young adults, training and intervention. Bilingual speech therapy available.


Tarle Speech

Jennifer Tarle-Pakulski
226-272-7039
jennifer@tarlespeech.com

Conducts AAC Evaluations for individuals on the autism spectrum, with a special interest in young adults with no AAC experience.


Technology and Language Center, Inc.

Jill E. Senner, PhD, CCC-SLP
(847) 682-1596
talcaac@gmail.com

Speech-language pathologist with over 20 years of experience working with children with complex communication needs.  She specializes in providing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and assistive technology (AT) services for children who are unable to meet their communication needs using speech alone. 

Psychological Testing

Adapt Psychological Services

1250 West Augusta Boulevard Chicago, IL 60642
(872) 588-6011
Adapt Psychological Services offers medical diagnostic evaluations to individuals across the life span, from toddlerhood through adulthood.


Advanced Behavioral Solutions

2060 E. Algonquin Road Suite 720 Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 496-4693
help@advancedbehavioralsolutions.com

Provides comprehensive psychological evaluations to help make a diagnosis and guide in treatment and service planning. They provide recommendations for school and home environments.


AMITA Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders Resource Center

847-755-8536
AHBHHHEResourceCenter@amitahealth.org 

Provides psychological evaluations for children and adults presenting with difficulties in learning, attention, behavior, socialization, and emotional control. Public and private insurance accepted.


AMITA Health - Clinical Psychology

Michael M. Gelbort, PhD
2714 Caton Farm Rd. Joliet, Illinois 60435
815.230.2262

Provides neuropsychological testing to people of all ages with a doctor referral. 


Autism Assessment, Research & Treatment Services (AARTS) Center

Rush University Medical Center
1645 W. Jackson Blvd Suite 603 Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-0819

Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management for autism spectrum disorders and other psychiatric conditions for individuals from early childhood through adults with our team of licensed psychiatrists and psychologists.


BrainTree Neuropsychological Services

Mona Stepansky, PhD, ABPP-CN and Courtenay Ainsworth, PhD
Pediatric neuropsychologists
1101 Lake St., Suite 306 Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 445-3771
monastepansky@gmail.com

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations that will render a diagnosis of autism and/or common differential diagnoses.


Center for Anxiety & Social Intervention

Glen Veed, PhD
773-442-2048
2020 Dempster Street, #202 Evanston, IL 60202

Provides evidenced based individual therapy (middle school through adult) and parent consultation; all services are currently fee-for-service, sliding scale available. Has specialty ASD and comorbid anxiety or OCD. 


Center for Personal Development 

Locations: Downtown Chicago, Lakeview Chicago, Evanston
info@chicagotherapist.com
(312) 755-7000

Adaptive Functioning/Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment and treatment planning.


Help and Healing Center 

2700 Patriot Blvd Suite 250 Glenview, IL 60026
847-558-7321
drmyszak@helpandhealingcenter.com
Offering Autism Evaluations for Children and Adults and Comprehensive Testing of ADHD, Learning Disorders, PDA, and other needs. 


Innovative Psychotherapy Solutions (IPS)

Michael "Dr. Mike" Mihajlovic, PsyD
550 Frontage Road #3535 Northfield, IL 60093
(224) 326-0118
info@achievepositivechange.com

Provides diagnostic assessment, individual therapy and social skills groups for individuals with ASD, ages 2-21. 


Jennifer Gorski, PhD

1100 Lake St. Suite 210A Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 866-1693
info@jennifergorski.com

Provides comprehensive diagnostic and psychoeducational evaluations, and consultation for children, adolescents, and adults with social learning differences.


Konick & Associates

3380 Lacrosse Lane, Ste. 106-107, Naperville, IL 60564
64 Orland Square Drive, Ste. 112, Orland Park, IL 60462
630-206-4060
info@konickandassociates.com

Provides compassionate child, adolescent, adult, family, and couples counseling with a focus on neurodiversity (autism, ADHD, and more). Other services include parent coaching, neuropsychological assessments for all ages, and a virtual game night for neurodiverse young adults 18+.


Little Friends Center for Autism, Inc.

140 N. Wright St. Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-4196

Services include evaluation and treatment for autism spectrum disorder, including psychological, speech, occupational therapy, and social skills. Additionally, residential services are available to both children and adults needing more supported care.


Margret O'Reilly, Psy.D

600 N McClurg Court, Suite 3803 Chicago, IL 60611 
(708) 716-4744

Dr. O'Reilly specializes in treating individuals with medical illnesses, disabilities, learning and developmental disabilities, memory impairment, epilepsy, ADHD, and mood disorders. She has unique expertise in implementing art therapy interventions Dr. O'Reilly conducts comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to children and adults.


Northwest Behavioral Health Services

415 W. Golf Rd., STE 16 Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Providers: Christopher Watson, PhDPeter Dodzik, PhD

(847) 577-0904
lcampo@nwbhs.com

Specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and adults with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders. Services include evaluation, individual therapy, family and/or couples therapy, and ABA. 


Rachel Loftin, PhD

180 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
312.730.4798
RachelLoftin@RachelLoftin.com

Provides assessment, individual therapy and consultation services. Dr. Loftin has extensive experience in diagnosis, assessment, and intervention to help promote positive outcomes for people with ASD.


Rush Neurobehavioral Center 

4711 W. Golf Road Suite 1100, Skokie, IL 60676
(847) 933-9339
info@rnbc.org

Click here for Clinical Services Questionnaire to initiate services. Takes most private plans. Medicaid/Medicare accepted only if they are an existing Rush patient. 


Smart Love Family Services

Natalie & Ben Heineman Smart Love Center
2222 N. Kedzie Blvd. Chicago, IL 60647

Rush Medical Office Building
610 S. Maple St., Suite 5601 Oak Park, IL 60304 

(773) 665-8052 ext. 4

Smart Love offers counseling services for children, adults and families, as well as parent education classes and coaching. Our services include play and individual therapy, group therapy, parent counseling, couples therapy, and a range of assessment and evaluation services.


Thomson Memory Center

Locations throughout Chicagoland and the Twin Cities, including Barrington, Algonquin, Chicago,  Deerfield, Hoffman Estates, Oak Brook, Park Ridge, St. Charles, Lake Elmo (MN), and Roseville (MN).

847-469-7537

Thomson is committed to providing a full circle understanding of brain-behavior relationships and neuropsychological disorders through comprehensive evaluation, detailed results and tailored treatment. Our mission is to provide scientifically-proven diagnostic clarity to patients of all ages, in an environment of exceptional customer service and support.


University of Illinois at Chicago Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic 

1640 W. Roosevelt Road Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-1871

Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish.


Wellspring Clinical Associates

Jeffry Salt, PhD
5950 State Route 53, Unit W, Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 541-8930

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, assessments, and medication management services for children and adults on the autism spectrum.

Adults

Augmentative Communication

AAC Helper

Beth Christensen
easc.slp@gmail.com
3731 Blanchan Avenue, Brookfield, Illinois 60513

Provides individual speech and language therapy; additional specilaity in AAC evaluation and treatment.


Authentic Expression LLC

Heidi Rabe
heidi@authenticexpressionllc.com

Treats patients primarily in the northern suburbs.

Conducts AAC Evaluations for individuals on the autism spectrum, as well as on-going speech and lanugage therapy services. Session occur in home.


DynaVox Technologies & Mayer-Johnson

Rebecca Miller, MS, pediatric consultant
Home-based office. Please contact Miller via phone
(866) 396-2869, ext. 4073 (office)
(312) 622-8078 (cell)

Offers speech generating devices for individuals with speech and learning challenges. DynaVox is a communication resource that allows a person to select symbols, pictures, letters, words or phrases to generate oral communication. Some people actually develop the ability to use natural speech through using a device. For more information on communication challenges of autism.


Tarle Speech

Jennifer Tarle-Pakulski
226-272-7039
jennifer@tarlespeech.com

Conducts AAC Evaluations for individuals on the autism spectrum, with a special interest in young adults with no AAC experience.


Technology and Language Center, Inc.

Jill E. Senner, PhD, CCC-SLP
(847) 682-1596
talcaac@gmail.com

Speech-language pathologist with over 20 years of experience working with children with complex communication needs.  She specializes in providing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and assistive technology (AT) services for children who are unable to meet their communication needs using speech alone. 

Psychological Evaluation

Adapt Psychological Services

1250 West Augusta Boulevard Chicago, IL 60642
(872) 588-6011
Adapt Psychological Services offers medical diagnostic evaluations to individuals across the life span, from toddlerhood through adulthood.


Advanced Behavioral Solutions

2060 E. Algonquin Road Suite 720 Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 496-4693
help@advancedbehavioralsolutions.com

Provides comprehensive psychological evaluations to help make a diagnosis and guide in treatment and service planning. They provide recommendations for school and home environments.


AMITA Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders Resource Center

847-755-8536
AHBHHHEResourceCenter@amitahealth.org 

Provides psychological evaluations for children and adults presenting with difficulties in learning, attention, behavior, socialization, and emotional control. Public and private insurance accepted.


AMITA Health - Clinical Psychology

Michael M. Gelbort, PhD
2714 Caton Farm Rd. Joliet, Illinois 60435
815.230.2262

Provides neuropsychological testing to people of all ages with a doctor referral. 


Center for Anxiety & Social Intervention

Glen Veed, PhD
773-442-2048
2020 Dempster Street, #202 Evanston, IL 60202

Provides evidenced based individual therapy (middle school through adult) and parent consultation; all services are currently fee-for-service, sliding scale available. Has specialty ASD and comorbid anxiety or OCD. 


Center for Personal Development 

Locations: Downtown Chicago, Lakeview Chicago, Evanston
info@chicagotherapist.com
(312) 755-7000

Adaptive Functioning/Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment and treatment planning.


Help and Healing Center 

2700 Patriot Blvd Suite 250 Glenview, IL 60026
847-558-7321
drmyszak@helpandhealingcenter.com
Offering Autism Evaluations for Children and Adults and Comprehensive Testing of ADHD, Learning Disorders, PDA, and other needs. 


Jennifer Gorski, PhD

1100 Lake St. Suite 210A Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 866-1693
info@jennifergorski.com

Provides comprehensive diagnostic and psychoeducational evaluations, and consultation for children, adolescents, and adults with social learning differences.


Konick & Associates

3380 Lacrosse Lane, Ste. 106-107, Naperville, IL 60564
64 Orland Square Drive, Ste. 112, Orland Park, IL 60462
630-206-4060
info@konickandassociates.com

Provides compassionate child, adolescent, adult, family, and couples counseling with a focus on neurodiversity (autism, ADHD, and more). Other services include parent coaching, neuropsychological assessments for all ages, and a virtual game night for neurodiverse young adults 18+.


Little Friends Center for Autism, Inc.

140 N. Wright St. Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-4196

Services include evaluation and treatment for autism spectrum disorder, including psychological, speech, occupational therapy, and social skills. Additionally, residential services are available to both children and adults needing more supported care.


Margret O'Reilly, Psy.D

600 N McClurg Court, Suite 3803 Chicago, IL 60611 
(708) 716-4744

Dr. O'Reilly specializes in treating individuals with medical illnesses, disabilities, learning and developmental disabilities, memory impairment, epilepsy, ADHD, and mood disorders. She has unique expertise in implementing art therapy interventions Dr. O'Reilly conducts comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to children and adults.


Northwest Behavioral Health Services

Providers: Christopher Watson, PhDPeter Dodzik, PhD

415 W. Golf Rd., STE 16 Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 577-0904
lcampo@nwbhs.com

Specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and adults with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders. Services include evaluation, individual therapy, family and/or couples therapy, and ABA. 


Rachel Loftin, PhD

180 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL
312.730.4798
RachelLoftin@RachelLoftin.com

Provides assessment, individual therapy and consultation services. Dr. Loftin has extensive experience in diagnosis, assessment, and intervention to help promote positive outcomes for people with ASD.


Rush University Medical Center

Autism Assessment, Research & Treatment Services (AARTS) Center
1645 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 603 Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-0819

Provides comprehensive evaluations for autism spectrum disorder and other psychiatric conditions for individuals from early childhood through adults.


Smart Love Family Services

Natalie & Ben Heineman Smart Love Center
2222 N. Kedzie Blvd. Chicago, IL 60647

Rush Medical Office Building
610 S. Maple St., Suite 5601 Oak Park, IL 60304
(773) 665.8052 ext. 4

Smart Love offers counseling services for children, adults and families, as well as parent education classes and coaching. Our services include play and individual therapy, group therapy, parent counseling, couples therapy, and a range of assessment and evaluation services.


Thomson Memory Center

Locations throughout Chicagoland and the Twin Cities, including Barrington, Algonquin, Chicago,  Deerfield, Hoffman Estates, Oak Brook, Park Ridge, St. Charles, Lake Elmo (MN), and Roseville (MN).

847-469-7537

Thomson is committed to providing a full circle understanding of brain-behavior relationships and neuropsychological disorders through comprehensive evaluation, detailed results and tailored treatment. Our mission is to provide scientifically-proven diagnostic clarity to patients of all ages, in an environment of exceptional customer service and support.


University of Illinois at Chicago Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic 

1640 W. Roosevelt Road Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-1871

Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish.


Wellspring Clinical Associates

Jeffry Salt, PhD
5950 State Route 53, Unit W, Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 541-8930

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, assessments, and medication management services for children and adults on the autism spectrum.