After School Programs for Children with Autism

After School Programs for Children with Autism

Preschool

Giant Steps

Recreation Center
2500 Cabot Drive, Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: (630) 864-3800

Provides children with year round after school activities designed to supplement education. Programs will be customized to fit each student's needs within five service domains: cognitive, communication, social/emotional, motor and creative.


Have Dreams

515 Busse Highway, Suite 150, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: (847) 685-0250

Provides after school, weekend, and special programs. Program starts at 4:15 p.m. Social games and swim programs.


Nia Family Center

744 N Monticello Ave, Chicago, IL 60624
(773) 722-0115

Early child development center (ages 0-5); Provides Head Start Programming and after school child care providers. Can support IEP advocacy as needed.

Elementary School

Giant Steps

Recreation Center
2500 Cabot Drive, Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: (630) 864-3800

Provides children with year round after school activities designed to supplement education. Programs will be customized to fit each student's needs within five service domains: cognitive, communication, social/emotional, motor and creative.


Charlie's Gift

Center for Autism and Related Disorders
1048 W. Ogden Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60521
Phone: (630) 323-7500 x239
Email: charliesgift@att.net

Group focuses on building social, play and daily living skills.


Chicago Park District - Vittum Park (After School Programs) 

Vittum Park-Special Recreation/Homework Help and Reading Program
5010 W. 50th St.
Chicago, IL 60638
(773) 798-1747
Cook County

This program not only provides help with homework but also an adaptive reading program for comprehension, reading and ability levels.

When: 4-5 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Ages: 8 years and up.
Cost: free.


Have Dreams

515 Busse Highway, Suite 150, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: (847) 685-0250

Provides after school, weekend, and special programs. Program starts at 4:15 p.m. Social games and swim programs.