Evaluations for Children with Autism

Evaluations for Children with Autism

Birth to Age 3

Augmentative Communication

AAC Helper

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

Beth is an SLP in private practice in the Brookfield area. She is seeing in-person clients and also specializes in AAC.


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.


Early Intervention Specialists (General listing)

Click to find an Early Intervention Specialist that meets your needs. Click Person, Credential, Billing Information, or Languages.


Easterseals Central Illinois

507 East Armstrong Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603-3201 
(309) 686-1177

Provides interdisciplinary pediatric therapy and support for the whole child, and your whole family. Services include: Early Intervention, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Counseling. Additional autism services include ABA, DIR/Floortime, assistive technology clinics, adaptive swim lessons, care management, diagnostic evaluations, social skills groups, residential day camp and parent training. 


Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Locations in: Elgin, Naperville and Villa Park 
(630) 620-4433

Autism services include Behavior therapy, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Assistive Technology therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutritional therapy. Additionally, diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent/sibling support groups available. Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley offers these services at centers in Villa Park, Naperville, and Elgin. 


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.


TherapyWorks

312.780.0820
michelle@therapyworks.com

Full-service speech, language and feeding therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy provider with an online platform that allows parents to schedule appointments with local pediatric therapists for in-home services. 


WEE Speech, PC

Julie Levin, Speech Pathologist
8833 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 329-8226
office@weespeech.com

Provides augmentative and alternative communication for ages, birth-18 years.

Developmental Therapy Assessment

Black Bear Academy 

1801 W Byron Street Chicago, IL 60613
773.244.0700

Black Bear Academy (BBA) is a private program offering academic classes for children 18 months - 6 years old and therapeutic services. BBA also offers diagnostic, developmental, and speech and occupational therapy evaluations and behavioral health services.  


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.


Cawn/Krantz & Associates, Ltd.

Sherri Cawn, MA, CCC-SLP/L
605 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 480-8890
sherrislp@cawn-krantz.com

Provides developmental assessments focuses on integrating conceptual, motor, language, and social-emotional skills.


The Center for Hope & Healing, LLC

Allison Lobel, PsyD
16W241 S. Frontage Road, Suite 35, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 468-2342
alobel@thecenterforhopeandhealing.com

Licensed P.L.A.Y Project consultant based on the D.I.R./Floortime theory originated by Dr. Stanley Greenspan, MD.


Easterseals Joliet 

Serving Will, Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Ford & Iroquois Counties
212 Barney Drive Joliet, IL  60435
815.927.5472 

Easterseals Joliet offers a variety of support services for young children including Early Intervention, Jump Start, and inclusive childcare and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.  Parents can contact the Autism and Medical Diagnostic Clinic for diagnostic evaluations and pediatric therapy including feeding, speech, occupational, physical, developmental, social skills, and ABA. The clinic also provides parent support groups and inclusive childcare during meetings. 


Early Intervention Specialists (General listing)

Click to find an Early Intervention Specialist that meets your needs. Click Person, Credential, Billing Information, or Languages.


EB Pediatric Resources

633 W. Addison St, Chicago, IL 60013
(312) 458-9865
info@pediatricresources.org

Provides global developmental evaluations and individual therapy, home-based or center-based.


Erikson Institute - Center for Children & Families

Locations: Downtown Chicago, Austin neighborhood, Little Village Neighborhood

312-755-2250

Serves children from birth to 8 years old and their parents. Team of psychologists, social workers, developmental and behavioral pediatricians, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and other licensed mental health professionals offer services including Child-Parent Psychotherapy with parent and developmental guidance, Comprehensive assessments, Neurodevelopmental diagnostic evaluations and Early Intervention medical diagnostic services for 0-3 year olds.


Eyas Landing

1409 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, Il 60607
(312) 733-0883
moreinfo@eyaslanding.com

Provides Speech, OT, Developmental, Behavioral (ABA), and social work interventions. 


Jeanne D. Beckman, PhD

P.O. Box 544, Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-1251
techpsych@techpsychologist.com

Provides developmental assessments with abled and disabled individuals and conducts in-depth evaluations for many disabilities, including low incidence and multiple handicaps.


JCFS Chicago

855.275.5237
Ask@JCFS.org

Provides integrated pediatric therapies including aquatic & yoga therapies, feeding & swallowing therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, and developmental social groups. Also, provides psychological testing and neurodevelopmental evaluations. 


LEEP Forward Developmental Center

Lorell Marin, MST, DT, Founder
1280 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 255-8155
leepforward1@aol.com

Services span early childhood through adolescence. Provides individual and group (social skills) therapy for children with autism, Asperger's and SPD using a DIR/Floortime approach. Additionally, services include assessment and treatment in developmental, speech and language, occupational, physical and behavior therapy services. ABA services are provided in-home and in-clinic. LEEP is also a certified Early Intervention program.


Loyola Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology

(888) 584-7888
Offers services at three locations: Loyola Medicine Burr Ridge, Loyola Medicine Oakbrook Terrace, and
Loyola Outpatient Center.

Loyola Medicine provides comprehensive pediatric psychiatry and psychology services for children, adolescents and teens with emotional and behavioral problems. Loyola’s specialists provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to treat a wide variety of conditions. 


Lumiere Children's Therapy

811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 306, Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 242-1665
info@lumierechild.com

Provides in-home and center-based, include ABA Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work. A therapeutic preschool program, enrichment classes, and summer camps are also available.


Oak Leyden Developmental Services

Chandra Dean
411 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-1050, ext. 132

Provides developmental assessments.


Playworks Therapy, Inc

2500 W Bradley Place Suite 109 Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 332- 9439
info@playworkschicago.com

Using a multisensory and developmental approach, your child will work on attention, engagement, grasping, handwriting, self-regulation, self-help skills, sensory processing, sleep, social/peer interactions, and visual motor skills in this play-based therapy.


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.


Rush University Medical Center

Pediatric psychology
(312) 942-6656

Special interests and programs include: neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive assessment, neonatal neurobehavioral assessment, assessment of school readiness, learning disabilities, autism assessment, special procedures, intellectual assessment, neuropsychological assessment, brazelton neonatal neurobehavioral assessment and neurodevelopmental assessment for children ages 0-18.


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

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.


Transitions Developmental Therapy, PC

Bianca D. Rodriguez, DT
225 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2505, Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 296-5990

Provides developmental assessment consultations (home or clinic-based).


Westside Children's Therapy

Locations in Frankfort, Shorewood, Joliet, Plainfield, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Schaumburg, Orland Park, New Lenox, Tinley Park, and Willowbrook
(815) 469-1500

Provides ABA, speech, feeding, physical, occupational therapy and counseling. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing and summer camp programming. 

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.


Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital

Pediatric Nueropsychology Service Department
Kris Umfress, PhD
Courtney Dirksen, PhD
1675 Dempster St., Y2108, Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 723-6192

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to determine diagnosis and follow-up testing.


AMITA Health Neuroscience Institute

Amy V. Davis, PhD, ABPP-CN
Jill Dorflinger, PhD

800 Biesterfield Road, Suite 610, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847-981-3630

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for children presenting with difficulties in learning, attention, behavior, socialization, and emotional control.


AMITA Health Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders Resource Center

1786 Moon Lake Blvd. Suite 202, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
847-755-8536
AHBHHHEResourceCenter@amitahealth.org

Provides brief counseling services for individuals (all ages, children through adulthood) with ASD or a DD who have public insurance/Medicaid (please contact for information about application process). Free services to the public include screenings for autism, resource assessments, behavioral consults, triage to services, and monthly recreational groups. Social skills groups for grades pre-k/kindergarten, 3rd-5th and high school. Occasionally, Young adult and Adult groups as well. 


AMITA Health - Clinical Psychology

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

Provides neuropsychological testing to people ages 2-100 with a doctor referral. 


Black Bear Academy 

1801 W Byron Street Chicago, IL 60613
773.244.0700

Black Bear Academy (BBA) is a private program offering academic classes for children 18 months - 6 years old and therapeutic services. BBA also offers diagnostic, developmental, and speech and occupational therapy evaluations and behavioral health services.  


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.


Brighthouse Diagnostics and Treatment Center

2919 N. Southport Ave., Unit 1 Chicago, IL 60657
773-799-8939
sairakhan@brighthousecenter.com
aprilhall@brighthousecenter.com

Provides specialized services to individuals between the ages of 2 and 18 who present with neurodevelopmental, social-emotional, and behavioral challenges. Services include diagnostic evaluations, individual psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, speech therapy, social skills groups and parent workshops. Bilingual (English/Spanish) providers. 


Cawn/Krantz & Associates, Ltd.

650 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 480-8890
sherrislp@cawn-krantz.com

Provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment services by a clinical developmental psychologist to help children and families affected by autism and other developmental challenges.


Caravel Autism Health

770 Lake Cook Rd. Suite 230, Deerfield IL 60015
847-318-3190

Provides evaluation and diagnosis of children and teens on the autism spectrum, working in partnership with families to design customized autism treatment programs.


Chicago Autism Network 

KIMI@CHICAGOAUTISMNETWORK.ORG
They offer free evaluations based on need, with shorter waitlists than local hospitals. You can reach them through email or contact form here.


The Chicago Autism Project

Chicagoland area
Will McNamara
(773) 615-4448
will@chicagoautismproject.org

We provide those with Autism and developmental disabilities access to Speech and language therapy, Feeding therapy, ABA therapy, Occupational therapy, Physical therapy, Therapeutic preschool programs and Diagnostic evaluations.


The Center for Hope & Healing, LLC

Allison Lobel, PsyD
16W241 S. Frontage Road, Suite 35, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 468-2342
alobel@thecenterforhopeandhealing.com

Certified to administer the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).


The Chicago Autism Project

Chicagoland area
Will McNamara
(773) 615-4448

Provides those with autism and developmental disabilities access to Speech and language therapy, Feeding therapy, ABA therapy, Occupational therapy, Physical therapy, Therapeutic preschool programs and Diagnostic evaluations.


Easterseals Central Illinois

507 East Armstrong Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603-3201 
(309) 686-1177

Provides interdisciplinary pediatric therapy and support for the whole child, and your whole family. Services include: Early Intervention, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Counseling. Additional autism services include ABA, DIR/Floortime, assistive technology clinics, adaptive swim lessons, care management, diagnostic evaluations, social skills groups, residential day camp and parent training. 


Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Locations in: Elgin, Naperville and Villa Park 
(630) 620-4433

Autism services include Behavior therapy, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Assistive Technology therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutritional therapy. Additionally, diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent/sibling support groups available. Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley offers these services at centers in Villa Park, Naperville, and Elgin. 


Easterseals Joliet 

Serving Will, Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Ford & Iroquois Counties
212 Barney Drive Joliet, IL  60435
815.927.5472 

Easterseals Joliet offers a variety of support services for young children including Early Intervention, Jump Start, and inclusive childcare and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.  Parents can contact the Autism and Medical Diagnostic Clinic for diagnostic evaluations and pediatric therapy including feeding, speech, occupational, physical, developmental, social skills, and ABA. The clinic also provides parent support groups and inclusive childcare during meetings. 


Eb Pediatric Resources

633 W. Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 458-9865

Provides comprehensive global developmental evaluations for children and provides functional behavioral assessments for children diagnosed with autism or other developmental disabilities.


Edgewood Clinical Services, LLC

1288 Rickert Drive, Suite 120, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 428-7890

Provides assessments for developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders.


Erikson Institute - Center for Children & Families

Locations: Downtown Chicago, Austin neighborhood, Little Village Neighborhood

312-755-2250

Serves children from birth to 8 years old and their parents. Team of psychologists, social workers, developmental and behavioral pediatricians, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and other licensed mental health professionals offer services including Child-Parent Psychotherapy with parent and developmental guidance, Comprehensive assessments, Neurodevelopmental diagnostic evaluations and Early Intervention medical diagnostic services for 0-3 year olds.


The Goldman Center of Chicago

773-998-8500
Provide diagnostic evaluations for children ages 2-12. Locations in Lincoln Park, Bucktown, and Wilmette.

Specializes in services for preschool and school-age children to test for a variety of areas, including but not limited to Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Global developmental delays and Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)


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. 


Jeanne D. Beckman, PhD

P.O. Box 544, Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-1251
techpsych@techpsychologist.com

Provides in-depth evaluations, testing and scoring for many disabilities, including low incidence and multiple handicaps.


JCFS Chicago

855.275.5237
Ask@JCFS.org

Provides integrated pediatric therapies including aquatic & yoga therapies, feeding & swallowing therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, and developmental social groups. Also, provides psychological testing and neurodevelopmental evaluations. 


Key Autism Services

(888) 329- 4535
info@keyautismservices.com

Provides in-clinic or in-home ABA services, along with social skills groups and neuropsychological testing. In clinic locations in Norwood Park and Oak Lawn. Providing in-home ABA in Chicago, North Shore, Rogers Park, Naperville, Western Suburbs, Northern Suburbs, Schaumburg and Orland Park.


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.

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

Provides comprehensive autism diagnostic service, that also assess cognitive strengths and weaknesses, communication, and sensory issues. Free evaluations for qualifying families through the TAP grant funding. 


Loyola Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology

(888) 584-7888
Offers services at three locations: Loyola Medicine Burr Ridge, Loyola Medicine Oakbrook Terrace, and
Loyola Outpatient Center.

Loyola Medicine provides comprehensive pediatric psychiatry and psychology services for children, adolescents and teens with emotional and behavioral problems. Loyola’s specialists provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to treat a wide variety of conditions. 


Michael S. Appleby, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist
211 W. Chicago Ave., Suite 211, Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-0211

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including memory, attention, perception, coordination, language and personality.


NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals 

Locations in Indiana: Indianapolis, Crown Point, South Bend, Mishawaka, Bremen 
(574) 277- 2635


Neuropsychology Diagnostic Center for Autism and Related Disorders

Valerie Scaramella-Nowinski, PsyD
16001 S. 108th Ave. Suite B, Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 403-9000
ndcbrain@gmail.com

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations including measures to assess for autism and other emotional/behavioral disorders, cognitive functioning, language skills and personality.


Nichole Dawson, PhD

Pediatric neuropsychologist
40 S. Clay St. Suite 204W, Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 789-0423

Provides pediatric neuropsychological evaluations.


NorthShore University HealthSystem

Evanston Hospital
Rebecca Nelson, Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychologist
2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-2208

Provides diagnostic services.


Rachel Loftin, PhD

180 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago
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.


Rush NeuroBehavioral Center

4711 Golf Rd. Suite 1100, Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 933-9339
info@rnbc.org

RNBC is known for providing extremely thorough and accurate assessments. We provide Neuropsychological, Psychological, Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and Speech-Language Assessments. Bi-lingual therapy services offered (Spanish). 
Click here for Clinical Services Questionnaire 


Rush University Medical Center

Pediatric psychology
(312) 942-6656

Special interests and programs include: neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive assessment, neonatal neurobehavioral assessment, assessment of school readiness, learning disabilities, autism assessment, special procedures, intellectual assessment, neuropsychological assessment, brazelton neonatal neurobehavioral assessment and neurodevelopmental assessment for children ages 0-18.


Ruth Kraus, PhD 

950 Skokie Blvd., Suite 305, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-0595

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.


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

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


SociAbility

Genevieve Thorton, PsyD
899 Skokie Blvd., Suite 204, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-3240

Provides assessments and comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.


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

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.


Trinity Services Autism and Family Resource Center

Katie Decker
13318 W. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 462-4273
kdecker@trinity-services.org

Provides a two day comprehensive diagnostic testing to help families understand their child’s strengths and deficits and will assist in future planning.


University of Illinois at Chicago Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic

1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Room 103, Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-1490

Provides multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish.


University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for Juvenile Research

Lana Roth, LCSW
1747 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-4624

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations including measures to assess autism, cognitive functioning and language skills.


Wellspring Clinical Associates (SamaraCare)

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.


Westside Children's Therapy

Locations throughout the Chicagoland area, including Carol Stream, DeKalb, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Frankfort, Glen Ellen, Homer Glen, Joliet, Naperville, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Oswego, Plainfield (downtown and north), Rockford, Schaumburg, Tinley Park, Wheaton, Willowbrook. Click here for location address and phone number.  
815-469-1500


Provides ABA, speech, feeding, physical, occupational therapy and counseling. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing and summer camp programming. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing (Naperville only) and summer camp programming.

Preschool

Augmentative Communication

AAC Helper

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

Beth is an SLP in private practice in the Brookfield area. She is seeing in-person clients and also specializes in AAC.


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.


Easterseals Central Illinois

507 East Armstrong Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603-3201 
(309) 686-1177

Provides interdisciplinary pediatric therapy and support for the whole child, and your whole family. Services include: Early Intervention, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Counseling. Additional autism services include ABA, DIR/Floortime, assistive technology clinics, adaptive swim lessons, care management, diagnostic evaluations, social skills groups, residential day camp and parent training. 


Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Locations in: Elgin, Naperville and Villa Park 
(630) 620-4433

Autism services include Behavior therapy, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Assistive Technology therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutritional therapy. Additionally, diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent/sibling support groups available. Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley offers these services at centers in Villa Park, Naperville, and Elgin. 


Matt Baud 

Frankfort, Illinois.
(708) 935-5188

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.


TherapyWorks

312.780.0820
michelle@therapyworks.com

Full-service speech, language and feeding therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy provider with an online platform that allows parents to schedule appointments with local pediatric therapists for in-home services. 


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. 


WEE Speech, PC

Julie Levin, Speech Pathologist
8833 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 329-8226
office@weespeech.com

Provides augmentative and alternative communication for ages, 0-18.

Developmental Therapy Assessment

AFG Family Guidance Center

444 Green Bay Road, Kenilworth, Illinois 60043
(847) 853-0234

Offers clinical services including psychiatric evaluations and medication management, psychological and developmental evaluations,  therapy (individual, family, and group  for individuals with developed verbal skills), and ADHD coaching. List of providers.


Black Bear Academy 

1801 W Byron Street Chicago, IL 60613
773.244.0700

Black Bear Academy (BBA) is a private program offering academic classes for children 18 months - 6 years old and therapeutic services. BBA also offers diagnostic, developmental, and speech and occupational therapy evaluations and behavioral health services.  


Cawn/Krantz & Associates, Ltd.

Sherri Cawn, MA, CCC-SLP/L
605 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 480-8890
sherrislp@cawn-krantz.com

Provides developmental assessments focuses on integrating conceptual, motor, language, and social-emotional skills.


Children’s Research Triangle

info@cr-triangle.org
(312) 726-4011
70 E Lake Street, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601

Provides individual, group and family therapy, along with developmental, medical & psychological evalurations. Visit their website for insurance and fees.


The Center for Hope & Healing, LLC

Allison Lobel, PsyD
16W241 S. Frontage Road, Suite 35, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 468-2342
alobel@thecenterforhopeandhealing.com

Licensed P.L.A.Y Project consultant based on the D.I.R./Floortime theory originated by Dr. Stanley Greenspan, MD.


Chicago Pediatric Therapy & Wellness Center, LLC

1739 N Elston Avenue. Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 672-7775

Provides developmental therapy and assessment.


Community Therapy Services, PC

40W310 LaFox Road, Suites A1-B1, St. Charles, IL  60175
(630) 444-0077
info@ctspediatrics.com or cdcts@ctspediatrics.com

Provides free developmental screenings for children ages 4 months to 5 years.


Easterseals Joliet 

Serving Will, Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Ford & Iroquois Counties
212 Barney Drive Joliet, IL  60435
815.927.5472 

Easterseals Joliet offers a variety of support services for young children including Early Intervention, Jump Start, and inclusive childcare and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.  Parents can contact the Autism and Medical Diagnostic Clinic for diagnostic evaluations and pediatric therapy including feeding, speech, occupational, physical, developmental, social skills, and ABA. The clinic also provides parent support groups and inclusive childcare during meetings. 


EB Pediatric Resources

633 W. Addison St, Chicago, IL 60013
(312) 458-9865
info@pediatricresources.org

Provides global developmental evaluations and individual therapy, home-based or center-based.


Erikson Institute - Center for Children & Families

Locations: Downtown Chicago, Austin neighborhood, Little Village Neighborhood

312-755-2250

Serves children from birth to 8 years old and their parents. Team of psychologists, social workers, developmental and behavioral pediatricians, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and other licensed mental health professionals offer services including Child-Parent Psychotherapy with parent and developmental guidance, Comprehensive assessments, Neurodevelopmental diagnostic evaluations and Early Intervention medical diagnostic services for 0-3 year olds.


Eyas Landing

1409 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago, Il 60607
(312) 733-0883
moreinfo@eyaslanding.com

Provides Speech, OT, Developmental, Behavioral (ABA), and social work interventions. 


JCFS Chicago

855.275.5237
Ask@JCFS.org

Provides integrated pediatric therapies including aquatic & yoga therapies, feeding & swallowing therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, and developmental social groups. Also, provides psychological testing and neurodevelopmental evaluations. 


Jeanne D. Beckman, PhD

P.O. Box 544, Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-1251
techpsych@techpsychologist.com

Provides developmental assessments with abled and disabled individuals and conducts in-depth evaluations for many disabilities, including low incidence and multiple handicaps.


Learning Through Play Center for Child Development

Elizabeth Benney, MA, DT, CIMI
633 W Addison, Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 458-9865
ebpr@att.net

Provides global developmental evaluations and individual therapy, home-based or center-based.


LEEP Forward Developmental Center

Lorell Marin, MST, DT, Founder
1280 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 255-8155
leepforward1@aol.com

Services span early childhood through adolescence. Provides individual and group (social skills) therapy for children with autism, Asperger's and SPD using a DIR/Floortime approach. Additionally, services include assessment and treatment in developmental, speech and language, occupational, physical and behavior therapy services. ABA services are provided in-home and in-clinic. LEEP is also a certified Early Intervention program.


Loyola Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology

(888) 584-7888
Offers services at three locations: Loyola Medicine Burr Ridge, Loyola Medicine Oakbrook Terrace, and
Loyola Outpatient Center.

Loyola Medicine provides comprehensive pediatric psychiatry and psychology services for children, adolescents and teens with emotional and behavioral problems. Loyola’s specialists provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to treat a wide variety of conditions. 


Lumiere Children's Therapy

811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 306, Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 242-1665
info@lumierechild.com

Provides in-home and center-based ABA Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work. A therapeutic preschool program, enrichment classes, and summer camps are also available.


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.


Oak Leyden Developmental Services

Chandra Dean
411 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-1050, ext. 132

Provides developmental assessments.


Playworks Therapy, Inc

2500 W Bradley Place Suite 109 Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 332- 9439
info@playworkschicago.com

Using a multisensory and developmental approach, your child will work on attention, engagement, grasping, handwriting, self-regulation, self-help skills, sensory processing, sleep, social/peer interactions, and visual motor skills in this play-based therapy.


Rush University Medical Center

Pediatric psychology
(312) 942-6656

Special interests and programs include: neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive assessment, neonatal neurobehavioral assessment, assessment of school readiness, learning disabilities, autism assessment, special procedures, intellectual assessment, neuropsychological assessment, brazelton neonatal neurobehavioral assessment and neurodevelopmental assessment for children ages 0-18.


Transitions Developmental Therapy, PC 

Bianca D. Rodriguez, DT
225 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2505, Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 296-5990

Group focuses on building and developing social skills.


Westside Children's Therapy

Locations in Frankfort, Shorewood, Joliet, Plainfield, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Schaumburg, Orland Park, New Lenox, Tinley Park, and Willowbrook
(815) 469-1500

Provides ABA, speech, feeding, physical, occupational therapy and counseling. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing and summer camp programming. 

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.


Advocate Illinois Masonic Pediatric Developmental Center

The PUENTES Program
3040 N. Wilton Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 296-7682

Twelve-month early intensive home-based treatment for young children with autism. Bi-lingual therapy services available (Spanish).


Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital

Pediatric Nueropsychology Service Department
Kris Umfress, PhD
Courtney Dirksen, PhD
1675 Dempster St., Y2108, Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 723-6192

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to determine diagnosis and follow-up testing.


AMITA Health Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders Resource Center

1786 Moon Lake Blvd. Suite 202, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
847-755-8536
AHBHHHEResourceCenter@amitahealth.org

Provides brief counseling services for individuals (all ages, children through adulthood) with ASD or a DD who have public insurance/Medicaid (please contact for information about application process). Free services to the public include screenings for autism, resource assessments, behavioral consults, triage to services, and monthly recreational groups. Social skills groups for grades pre-k/kindergarten, 3rd-5th and high school. Occasionally, Young adult and Adult groups as well. 


AMITA Health - Clinical Psychology

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

Provides neuropsychological testing to people ages 2-100 with a doctor referral. 


AMITA Health Neuroscience Institute

Amy V. Davis, PhD, ABPP-CN
Jill Dorflinger, PhD

800 Biesterfield Road, Suite 610, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847-981-3630

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for children presenting with difficulties in learning, attention, behavior, socialization, and emotional control.


AFG Family Guidance Center

444 Green Bay Road, Kenilworth, Illinois 60043
(847) 853-0234

Offers clinical services including psychiatric evaluations and medication management, psychological and developmental evaluations,  therapy (individual, family, and group  for individuals with developed verbal skills), and ADHD coaching. List of providers.


Black Bear Academy 

1801 W Byron Street Chicago, IL 60613
773.244.0700

Black Bear Academy (BBA) is a private program offering academic classes for children 18 months - 6 years old and therapeutic services. BBA also offers diagnostic, developmental, and speech and occupational therapy evaluations and behavioral health services.  


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.


Brighthouse Diagnostics and Treatment Center

2919 N. Southport Ave., Unit 1 Chicago, IL 60657
773-799-8939
sairakhan@brighthousecenter.com

Provides diagnostic evaluations, individual psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, speech therapy, social skills groups and parent workshops. Bilingual (English/Spanish) providers. 


Caravel Autism Health

770 Lake Cook Rd. Suite 230, Deerfield IL 60015
847-318-3190

We provide evaluation and diagnosis of children and teens on the autism spectrum, working in partnership with families to design customized autism treatment programs.


Cawn/Krantz & Associates, Ltd.

650 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 480-8890
sherrislp@cawn-krantz.com

Provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment services by a clinical developmental psychologist to help children and families affected by autism and other developmental challenges.


The Center for Hope & Healing, LLC

Allison Lobel, PsyD
16W241 S. Frontage Road, Suite 35, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 468-2342
alobel@thecenterforhopeandhealing.com

Certified to administer the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).


Chicago Autism Network 

KIMI@CHICAGOAUTISMNETWORK.ORG
They offer free evaluations based on need, with shorter waitlists than local hospitals. You can reach them through email or contact form here.


The Chicago Autism Project

Chicagoland area
Will McNamara
(773) 615-4448
will@chicagoautismproject.org

We provide those with Autism and developmental disabilities access to Speech and language therapy, Feeding therapy, ABA therapy, Occupational therapy, Physical therapy, Therapeutic preschool programs and Diagnostic evaluations.


Chicago Neurodevelopmental Center

Drs. Anne Howard, Andrea Victor, & Rachel Tercek
601 Skokie Blvd. Suite 203, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 272-2484

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for children with neurobehavioral challenges including autism spectrum disorder, attention deficits, learning disorders, and social-emotional challenges.


Christine E. Fitzgerald, PhD, NCSP, LCPC

Serving counties: Kane, McHenry, Lake, DuPage, Cook and Will.
(877) 947-7924

Provides comprehensive diagnostic and evaluation services. Home- or community-based assessments.


Children’s Research Triangle

info@cr-triangle.org
(312) 726-4011
70 E Lake Street, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60601

Provides individual, group and family therapy, along with developmental, medical & psychological evalurations. Visit their website for insurance and fees.


Comprehensive Psychological Services, P.C.

Michael J. Frey, PhD
3233 N. Arlington Heights Road Suite 208, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 632-0334
shrinkcps@aol.com

Provides diagnostic assessment and testing based on individual patient needs.


Easterseals Central Illinois

507 East Armstrong Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603-3201 
(309) 686-1177

Provides interdisciplinary pediatric therapy and support for the whole child, and your whole family. Services include: Early Intervention, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Counseling. Additional autism services include ABA, DIR/Floortime, assistive technology clinics, adaptive swim lessons, care management, diagnostic evaluations, social skills groups, residential day camp and parent training. 


Easterseals Chicagoland & Greater Rockford 
 
1939 West 13th Street, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60608-1226
312-491-4110

Autism services include screening and diagnostics (ages 3-12), parent training, individual therapy, parent support groups, and resource support. Therapeutic day school programming available children ages 5-21. 


Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Locations in: Elgin, Naperville and Villa Park 
(630) 620-4433

Autism services include Behavior therapy, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Assistive Technology therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutritional therapy. Additionally, diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent/sibling support groups available. Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley offers these services at centers in Villa Park, Naperville, and Elgin. 


Easterseals Joliet 

Serving Will, Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Ford & Iroquois Counties
212 Barney Drive Joliet, IL  60435
815.927.5472 

Easterseals Joliet offers a variety of support services for young children including Early Intervention, Jump Start, and inclusive childcare and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.  Parents can contact the Autism and Medical Diagnostic Clinic for diagnostic evaluations and pediatric therapy including feeding, speech, occupational, physical, developmental, social skills, and ABA. The clinic also provides parent support groups and inclusive childcare during meetings. 


Eb Pediatric Resources

633 W. Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 458-9865

Provides comprehensive global developmental evaluations for children and provides functional behavioral assessments for children diagnosed with autism or other developmental disabilities.


Edgewood Clinical Services, LLC

1288 Rickert Drive, Suite 120, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 428-7890

Provides assessments for developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders.


Erikson Institute - Center for Children & Families

Locations: Downtown Chicago, Austin neighborhood, Little Village Neighborhood
312-755-2250

Serves children from birth to 8 years old and their parents. Team of psychologists, social workers, developmental and behavioral pediatricians, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and other licensed mental health professionals offer services including Child-Parent Psychotherapy with parent and developmental guidance, Comprehensive assessments, Neurodevelopmental diagnostic evaluations and Early Intervention medical diagnostic services for 0-3 year olds.


The Goldman Center of Chicago

773-998-8500
Provide diagnostic evaluations for children ages 2-12. Locations in Lincoln Park, Bucktown, and Wilmette.

Specializes in services for preschool and school-age children to test for a variety of areas, including but not limited to Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Global developmental delays and Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)


Hoover & Associates

16325 S. Harlem Ave., Suite 200, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-6999

Provides counseling and psychological services (insert link to services page) covering a wide variety of mental health concerns.


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. 


JCFS Chicago

855.275.5237
Ask@JCFS.org

Provides integrated pediatric therapies including aquatic & yoga therapies, feeding & swallowing therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, and developmental social groups. Also, provides psychological testing and neurodevelopmental evaluations. 


Jeanne D. Beckman, PhD

P.O. Box 544, Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-1251
techpsych@techpsychologist.com

Provides in-depth evaluations, testing and scoring for many disabilities, including low incidence and multiple handicaps.


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.


Jewish Child and Family Services

Elaine Kersten
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 412-4379

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations including measures to assess for autism, cognitive functioning and language skills.


Key Autism Services

(888) 329- 4535
info@keyautismservices.com

Provides in-clinic or in-home ABA services, along with social skills groups and neuropsychological testing. In clinic locations in Norwood Park and Oak Lawn. Providing in-home ABA in Chicago, North Shore, Rogers Park, Naperville, Western Suburbs, Northern Suburbs, Schaumburg and Orland Park.


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.

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

Provides comprehensive autism diagnostic service, that also assess cognitive strengths and weaknesses, communication, and sensory issues. Free evaluations for qualifying families through the TAP grant funding.


Loyola Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology

(888) 584-7888
Offers services at three locations: Loyola Medicine Burr Ridge, Loyola Medicine Oakbrook Terrace, and
Loyola Outpatient Center.

Loyola Medicine provides comprehensive pediatric psychiatry and psychology services for children, adolescents and teens with emotional and behavioral problems. Loyola’s specialists provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to treat a wide variety of conditions. 


Lurie Children's Hospital 

Pediatric Psychology and Psychiatry
225 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611
(800) KIDSDOC

Provides diagnostic assessments.


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.


Michael S. Appleby, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist
211 W. Chicago Ave., Suite 211, Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-0211

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including memory, attention, perception, coordination, language and personality.


NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals 

Locations in Indiana: Indianapolis, Crown Point, South Bend, Mishawaka, Bremen 
(574) 277- 2635


Neuropsychology Diagnostic Center for Autism and Related Disorders

Valerie Scaramella-Nowinski, PsyD
16001 S. 108th Ave. Suite B, Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 403-9000
ndcbrain@gmail.com

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations including measures to assess for autism and other emotional/behavioral disorders, cognitive functioning, language skills and personality.


Nichole Dawson, PhD

Pediatric neuropsychologist
40 S. Clay St. Suite 204W, Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 789-0423

Provides pediatric neuropsychological evaluations.


NorthShore University HealthSystem

Evanston Hospital
Rebecca Nelson, Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychologist
2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-2208

Provides diagnostic services.


Northwest Behavioral Health Services

415 W. Golf Rd., Ste 16 Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 577-0904
Christopher Watson, PhD
Peter Dodzik, PhD

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. 


The Prairie Clinic

Dr. Angel Heredia 
(630) 845-9644
1541 E Fabyan Parkway, Ste.101 Geneva, IL 60134

The Prairie Clinic provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management and dianostic evaluation to children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. Group therapy is also available for children ages 6-17.


Rachel Loftin, PhD

180 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago
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.


Ruth Kraus, PhD 

950 Skokie Blvd., Suite 305, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-0595

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.


Rush NeuroBehavioral Center

4711 Golf Rd. Suite 1100, Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 933-9339
info@rnbc.org

RNBC is known for providing extremely thorough and accurate assessments. We provide Neuropsychological, Psychological, Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and Speech-Language Assessments. Bi-lingual therapy services offered (Spanish). 
Click here for Clinical Services Questionnaire 


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.


Rush University Medical Center

Pediatric psychology
(312) 942-6656

Special interests and programs include: neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive assessment, neonatal neurobehavioral assessment, assessment of school readiness, learning disabilities, autism assessment, special procedures, intellectual assessment, neuropsychological assessment, brazelton neonatal neurobehavioral assessment and neurodevelopmental assessment for children ages 0-18.


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.


SociAbility

Genevieve Thorton, PsyD
899 Skokie Blvd., Suite 204, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-3240

Provides assessments and comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.


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

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.


Trinity Services Autism and Family Resource Center

Katie Decker
13318 W. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 462-4273
kdecker@trinity-services.org

Provides a two day comprehensive diagnostic testing to help families understand their child’s strengths and deficits and will assist in future planning.


University of Illinois at Chicago Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic

1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Room 103, Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-1490

Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish.


University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for Juvenile Research

Lana Roth, LCSW
1747 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-4624

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations including measures to assess autism, cognitive functioning and language skills.


Wellspring Clinical Associates (SamaraCare)

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.


Westside Children's Therapy

Locations throughout the Chicagoland area, including Carol Stream, DeKalb, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Frankfort, Glen Ellen, Homer Glen, Joliet, Naperville, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Oswego, Plainfield (downtown and north), Rockford, Schaumburg, Tinley Park, Wheaton, Willowbrook. Click here for location address and phone number.  
815-469-1500


Provides ABA, speech, feeding, physical, occupational therapy and counseling. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing and summer camp programming. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing (Naperville only) and summer camp programming.

Elementary School

Augmentative Communication

AAC Helper

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

Beth is an SLP in private practice in the Brookfield area. She is seeing in-person clients and also specializes in AAC.


Black Bear Academy 

1801 W Byron Street Chicago, IL 60613
773.244.0700

Black Bear Academy (BBA) is a private program offering academic classes for children 18 months - 6 years old and therapeutic services. BBA also offers diagnostic, developmental, and speech and occupational therapy evaluations and behavioral health services.  


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.


Easterseals Central Illinois

507 East Armstrong Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603-3201 
(309) 686-1177

Provides interdisciplinary pediatric therapy and support for the whole child, and your whole family. Services include: Early Intervention, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Counseling. Additional autism services include ABA, DIR/Floortime, assistive technology clinics, adaptive swim lessons, care management, diagnostic evaluations, social skills groups, residential day camp and parent training. 


Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Locations in: Elgin, Naperville and Villa Park 
(630) 620-4433

Autism services include Behavior therapy, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Assistive Technology therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutritional therapy. Additionally, diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent/sibling support groups available. Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley offers these services at centers in Villa Park, Naperville, and Elgin. 


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.


Sweeney, Augustin & Associates 

Maureen Sweeney, PhD
5225 Old Orchard Road, Suite 44, Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 583-9492
msweeney.saa@comcast.net

Provides augmentative and alternative communication.


WEE Speech, PC

Julie Levin, Speech Pathologist
8833 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 329-8226
office@weespeech.com

Provides augmentative and alternative communication for ages, 0-18.

Developmental Therapy Assessment

AFG Family Guidance Center

444 Green Bay Road, Kenilworth, Illinois 60043
(847) 853-0234

Offers clinical services including psychiatric evaluations and medication management, psychological and developmental evaluations,  therapy (individual, family, and group  for individuals with developed verbal skills), and ADHD coaching. List of providers.


Cawn/Krantz & Associates, Ltd.

Sherri Cawn, MA, CCC-SLP/L
605 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 480-8890
sherrislp@cawn-krantz.com

Provides developmental assessments focused on integrating conceptual, motor, language, and social-emotional skills.


The Center for Hope & Healing, LLC

Allison Lobel, PsyD
16W241 S. Frontage Road, Suite 35, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 468-2342
alobel@thecenterforhopeandhealing.com

Licensed P.L.A.Y Project consultant based on the D.I.R./Floortime theory originated by Dr. Stanley Greenspan, MD.


Chicago Pediatric Therapy & Wellness Center, LLC 

1739 N Elston Avenue. Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 672-7775

Provides developmental therapy and assessment.


Children’s Research Triangle

info@cr-triangle.org
(312) 726-4011
70 E Lake Street, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601

Provides individual, group and family therapy, along with developmental, medical & psychological evaluations.


Easterseals Joliet 

Serving Will, Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Ford & Iroquois Counties
212 Barney Drive Joliet, IL  60435
815.927.5472 

Easterseals Joliet offers a variety of support services for young children including Early Intervention, Jump Start, and inclusive childcare and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.  Parents can contact the Autism and Medical Diagnostic Clinic for diagnostic evaluations and pediatric therapy including feeding, speech, occupational, physical, developmental, social skills, and ABA. The clinic also provides parent support groups and inclusive childcare during meetings. 


Erikson Institute - Center for Children & Families

Locations: Downtown Chicago, Austin neighborhood, Little Village Neighborhood
312-755-2250

Serves children from birth to 8 years old and their parents. Team of psychologists, social workers, developmental and behavioral pediatricians, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and other licensed mental health professionals offer services including Child-Parent Psychotherapy with parent and developmental guidance, Comprehensive assessments, Neurodevelopmental diagnostic evaluations and Early Intervention medical diagnostic services for 0-3 year olds.


JCFS Chicago

855.275.5237
Ask@JCFS.org

Provides integrated pediatric therapies including aquatic & yoga therapies, feeding & swallowing therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, and developmental social groups. Also, provides psychological testing and neurodevelopmental evaluations. 


Jeanne D. Beckman, PhD

P.O. Box 544, Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-1251
techpsych@techpsychologist.com

Provides developmental assessments with abled and disabled individuals and conducts in-depth evaluations for many disabilities, including low incidence and multiple handicaps.


LEEP Forward Developmental Center

Lorell Marin, MST, DT, Founder
1280 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607
(773) 255-8155
leepforward1@aol.com

Services span early childhood through adolescence. Provides individual and group (social skills) therapy for children with autism, Asperger's and SPD using a DIR/Floortime approach. Additionally, services include assessment and treatment in developmental, speech and language, occupational, physical and behavior therapy services. ABA services are provided in-home and in-clinic. LEEP is also a certified Early Intervention program.


Loyola Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology

(888) 584-7888
Offers services at three locations: Loyola Medicine Burr Ridge, Loyola Medicine Oakbrook Terrace, and
Loyola Outpatient Center.

Loyola Medicine provides comprehensive pediatric psychiatry and psychology services for children, adolescents and teens with emotional and behavioral problems. Loyola’s specialists provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to treat a wide variety of conditions. 


Lumiere Children's Therapy

811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 306, Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 242-1665
info@lumierechild.com

Multidisciplinary pediatric therapy program located in Chicago that serves the developmental needs of children and their families. Services, both in-home and center-based, include ABA Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work. A therapeutic preschool program, enrichment classes, and summer camps are also available.


Lurie Children's Hospital 

Pediatric Psychology and Psychiatry
225 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611
(800) KIDSDOC

Provides diagnostic assessments.


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.


Playworks Therapy, Inc

2500 W Bradley Place Suite 109 Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 332- 9439
info@playworkschicago.com

Using a multisensory and developmental approach, your child will work on attention, engagement, grasping, handwriting, self-regulation, self-help skills, sensory processing, sleep, social/peer interactions, and visual motor skills in this play-based therapy.


Rush University Medical Center

Pediatric psychology
(312) 942-6656

Special interests and programs include: neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive assessment, neonatal neurobehavioral assessment, assessment of school readiness, learning disabilities, autism assessment, special procedures, intellectual assessment, neuropsychological assessment, brazelton neonatal neurobehavioral assessment and neurodevelopmental assessment for children ages 0-18.


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

Provides comprenhensive diagnostic evaluations.


Transitions Developmental Therapy, PC

Bianca D. Rodriguez, DT
225 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2505, Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 296-5990

Provides developmental assessment consultations (home or clinic-based).


Westside Children's Therapy

Locations in Frankfort, Shorewood, Joliet, Plainfield, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Schaumburg, Orland Park, New Lenox, Tinley Park, and Willowbrook
(815) 469-1500

Provides ABA, speech, feeding, physical, occupational therapy and counseling. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing and summer camp programming. 

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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.


Advocate Illinois Masonic Pediatric Developmental Center

The PUENTES Program
3040 N. Wilton Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 296-7682

Twelve-month early intensive home-based treatment for young children with autism. Bi-lingual therapy services available (Spanish).


Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital

Pediatric Nueropsychology Service Department
Kris Umfress, PhD
Courtney Dirksen, PhD
1675 Dempster St., Y2108, Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 723-6192

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to determine diagnosis and follow-up testing.


AFG Family Guidance Center

444 Green Bay Road, Kenilworth, Illinois 60043
(847) 853-0234

Offers clinical services including psychiatric evaluations and medication management, psychological and developmental evaluations,  therapy (individual, family, and group  for individuals with developed verbal skills), and ADHD coaching. List of providers.


AMITA Health Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders Resource Center

1786 Moon Lake Blvd. Suite 202, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
847-755-8536
AHBHHHEResourceCenter@amitahealth.org

Provides brief counseling services for individuals (all ages, children through adulthood) with ASD or a DD who have public insurance/Medicaid (please contact for information about application process). Free services to the public include screenings for autism, resource assessments, behavioral consults, triage to services, and monthly recreational groups. Social skills groups for grades pre-k/kindergarten, 3rd-5th and high school. Occasionally, Young adult and Adult groups as well. 


AMITA Health - Clinical Psychology

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

Provides neuropsychological testing to people ages 2-100 with a doctor referral. 


AMITA Health Neuroscience Institute

Amy V. Davis, PhD, ABPP-CN
Jill Dorflinger, PhD

800 Biesterfield Road, Suite 610, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847-981-3630

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for children presenting with difficulties in learning, attention, behavior, socialization, and emotional control.


Association for Individual Development

309 W. New Indian Trail Court, Aurora, IL 60506
Serving Aurora and McHenry 
(630) 966-4050

Provides child and adult services. Services for children include evaluation, psychiatry for medication management, outpatient therapy (individual, family, group, parent), and case management.  Services for adults include psychiatry for medication management, day programming, employment training and placement support, and both residential and supported living.


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.


Brighthouse Diagnostics and Treatment Center

2919 N. Southport Ave., Unit 1 Chicago, IL 60657
773-799-8939
sairakhan@brighthousecenter.com
aprilhall@brighthousecenter.com

Provides diagnostic evaluations, individual psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, speech therapy, social skills groups and parent workshops. Bilingual (English/Spanish) providers. 


Caravel Autism Health

770 Lake Cook Rd. Suite 230, Deerfield IL 60015
847-318-3190

We provide evaluation and diagnosis of children and teens on the autism spectrum, working in partnership with families to design customized autism treatment programs.


Cawn/Krantz & Associates, Ltd.

650 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 480-8890
sherrislp@cawn-krantz.com

Provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment services by a clinical developmental psychologist to help children and families affected by autism and other developmental challenges.


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. 


The Center for Hope & Healing, LLC

Allison Lobel, PsyD
16W241 S. Frontage Road, Suite 35, Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 468-2342
alobel@thecenterforhopeandhealing.com

Certified to administer the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).


Chicago Autism Network 

KIMI@CHICAGOAUTISMNETWORK.ORG
They offer free evaluations based on need, with shorter waitlists than local hospitals. You can reach them through email or contact form here.


The Chicago Autism Project

Chicagoland area
Will McNamara
(773) 615-4448
will@chicagoautismproject.org

We provide those with Autism and developmental disabilities access to Speech and language therapy, Feeding therapy, ABA therapy, Occupational therapy, Physical therapy, Therapeutic preschool programs and Diagnostic evaluations.


Chicago Neurodevelopmental Center

Drs. Anne Howard, Andrea Victor, & Rachel Tercek
601 Skokie Blvd. Suite 203, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 272-2484

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for children with neurobehavioral challenges including autism spectrum disorder, attention deficits, learning disorders, and social-emotional challenges.


Children’s Research Triangle

info@cr-triangle.org
(312) 726-4011
70 E Lake Street, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601

Provides individual, group and family therapy, along with developmental, medical & psychological evalurations. Visit their website for insurance and fees.


Christine E. Fitzgerald, PhD, NCSP, LCPC

Serving counties: Kane, McHenry, Lake, DuPage, Cook and Will.
(877) 947-7924

Provides comprehensive diagnostic and evaluation services. Home- or community-based assessments.


Comprehensive Psychological Services, P.C.

Michael J. Frey, PhD
3233 N. Arlington Heights Road Suite 208, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 632-0334
shrinkcps@aol.com

Provides diagnostic assessment and testing based on individual patient needs.


Easterseals Central Illinois

507 East Armstrong Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603-3201 
(309) 686-1177

Provides interdisciplinary pediatric therapy and support for the whole child, and your whole family. Services include: Early Intervention, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Counseling. Additional autism services include ABA, DIR/Floortime, assistive technology clinics, adaptive swim lessons, care management, diagnostic evaluations, social skills groups, residential day camp and parent training. 


Easterseals Chicagoland & Greater Rockford 
 
1939 West 13th Street, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60608-1226
312-491-4110

Autism services include screening and diagnostics (ages 3-12), parent training, individual therapy, parent support groups, and resource support. Therapeutic day school programming available children ages 5-21. 


Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Locations in: Elgin, Naperville and Villa Park 
(630) 620-4433

Autism services include Behavior therapy, Feeding therapy, Speech Therapy, Assistive Technology therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutritional therapy. Additionally, diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent/sibling support groups available. Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley offers these services at centers in Villa Park, Naperville, and Elgin. 


Easterseals Joliet 

Serving Will, Grundy, Kendall, Kankakee, Ford & Iroquois Counties
212 Barney Drive Joliet, IL  60435
815.927.5472 

Easterseals Joliet offers a variety of support services for young children including Early Intervention, Jump Start, and inclusive childcare and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.  Parents can contact the Autism and Medical Diagnostic Clinic for diagnostic evaluations and pediatric therapy including feeding, speech, occupational, physical, developmental, social skills, and ABA. The clinic also provides parent support groups and inclusive childcare during meetings. 


Edgewood Clinical Services, LLC

1288 Rickert Drive, Suite 120, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 428-7890

Provides assessments for developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders.


Erikson Institute - Center for Children & Families

Locations: Downtown Chicago, Austin neighborhood, Little Village Neighborhood

312-755-2250

Serves children from birth to 8 years old and their parents. Team of psychologists, social workers, developmental and behavioral pediatricians, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and other licensed mental health professionals offer services including Child-Parent Psychotherapy with parent and developmental guidance, Comprehensive assessments, Neurodevelopmental diagnostic evaluations and Early Intervention medical diagnostic services for 0-3 year olds.


The Goldman Center of Chicago

773-998-8500
Provide diagnostic evaluations for children ages 2-12. Locations in Lincoln Park, Bucktown, and Wilmette.

Specializes in services for preschool and school-age children to test for a variety of areas, including but not limited to Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Global developmental delays and Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)


Hoover & Associates

16325 S. Harlem Ave., Suite 200, Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 429-6999

Counseling and psychological services (insert link to services page) covering a wide variety of mental health concerns.


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. 


JCFS Chicago

855.275.5237
Ask@JCFS.org

Provides integrated pediatric therapies including aquatic & yoga therapies, feeding & swallowing therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, and developmental social groups. Also, provides psychological testing and neurodevelopmental evaluations. 


Jeanne D. Beckman, PhD

P.O. Box 544, Winnetka, IL 60093
(847) 446-1251
techpsych@techpsychologist.com

Provides in-depth evaluations, testing and scoring for many disabilities, including low incidence and multiple handicaps.


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.


Jewish Child and Family Services

Elaine Kersten
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 412-4379

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations including measures to assess for autism, cognitive functioning and language skills.


Key Autism Services

(888) 329- 4535
info@keyautismservices.com

Provides in-clinic or in-home ABA services, along with social skills groups and neuropsychological testing. In clinic locations in Norwood Park and Oak Lawn. Providing in-home ABA in Chicago, North Shore, Rogers Park, Naperville, Western Suburbs, Northern Suburbs, Schaumburg and Orland Park.


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.

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

Provides comprehensive autism diagnostic service, that also assess cognitive strengths and weaknesses, communication, and sensory issues. Free evaluations for qualifying families through the TAP grant funding. 


Loyola Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology

(888) 584-7888
Offers services at three locations: Loyola Medicine Burr Ridge, Loyola Medicine Oakbrook Terrace, and
Loyola Outpatient Center.

Loyola Medicine provides comprehensive pediatric psychiatry and psychology services for children, adolescents and teens with emotional and behavioral problems. Loyola’s specialists provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to treat a wide variety of conditions. 


Lurie Children's Hospital 

Pediatric Psychology and Psychiatry
225 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611
(800) KIDSDOC

Provides diagnostic assessments.


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.


Michael S. Appleby, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist
211 W. Chicago Ave., Suite 211, Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 323-0211

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations including memory, attention, perception, coordination, language and personality.


NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals 

Locations in Indiana: Indianapolis, Crown Point, South Bend, Mishawaka, Bremen 
(574) 277- 2635


Neuropsychology Diagnostic Center for Autism and Related Disorders

Valerie Scaramella-Nowinski, PsyD
16001 S. 108th Ave. Suite B, Orland Park, IL 60467
(708) 403-9000
ndcbrain@gmail.com

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations including measures to assess for autism and other emotional/behavioral disorders, cognitive functioning, language skills and personality.


Nichole Dawson, PhD

Pediatric neuropsychologist
40 S. Clay St. Suite 204W, Hinsdale, IL 60521
(630) 789-0423

Provides pediatric neuropsychological evaluations.


NorthShore University HealthSystem

Evanston Hospital
Rebecca Nelson, Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychologist
2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 570-2208

Provides diagnostic services.


Northwest Behavioral Health Services

415 W. Golf Rd., Ste 16 Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 577-0904
Christopher Watson, PhD
Peter Dodzik, PhD

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. 


Nowell and Associates Counseling Firm

Nefertiti L. Nowell, PhD
1813 North Mill Street, Suite B, Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 428-2344
info@nowellandassociates.com

Provides assessments and comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.


The Prairie Clinic

Dr. Angel Heredia 
(630) 845-9644
1541 E Fabyan Parkway, Ste.101 Geneva, IL 60134

The Prairie Clinic provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management and dianostic evaluation to children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. Group therapy is also available for children ages 6-17.


Rachel Loftin, PhD

180 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago
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 Golf Rd. Suite 1100, Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 933-9339
info@rnbc.org

RNBC is known for providing extremely thorough and accurate assessments. We provide Neuropsychological, Psychological, Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and Speech-Language Assessments. Bi-lingual therapy services offered (Spanish). 
Click here for Clinical Services Questionnaire 


Rush University Medical Center

Pediatric psychology
(312) 942-6656

Special interests and programs include: neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive assessment, neonatal neurobehavioral assessment, assessment of school readiness, learning disabilities, autism assessment, special procedures, intellectual assessment, neuropsychological assessment, brazelton neonatal neurobehavioral assessment and neurodevelopmental assessment for children ages 0-18.


Ruth Kraus, PhD 

950 Skokie Blvd., Suite 305, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-0595

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.


SociAbility

Genevieve Thorton, PsyD
899 Skokie Blvd., Suite 204, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-3240

Provides assessments and comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.


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

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.


Trinity Services Autism and Family Resource Center

Katie Decker
13318 W. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 462-4273
kdecker@trinity-services.org

Provides a two day comprehensive diagnostic testing to help families understand their child’s strengths and deficits and will assist in future planning.


University of Illinois at Chicago Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic

1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Room 103, Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-1490

Provides multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish.


University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for Juvenile Research

Lana Roth, LCSW
1747 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 413-4624

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations including measures to assess autism, cognitive functioning and language skills.


Wellspring Clinical Associates (SamaraCare)

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.


Westside Children's Therapy

Locations throughout the Chicagoland area, including Carol Stream, DeKalb, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Frankfort, Glen Ellen, Homer Glen, Joliet, Naperville, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Oswego, Plainfield (downtown and north), Rockford, Schaumburg, Tinley Park, Wheaton, Willowbrook. Click here for location address and phone number.  
815-469-1500


Provides ABA, speech, feeding, physical, occupational therapy and counseling. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing and summer camp programming. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing (Naperville only) and summer camp programming.

Reading and Comprehension

Chicago Reading and Dyslexia Center

Kim Ainis
180 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2411
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 360-0805
kim@dyslexiachicago.com

Adults and children learn tools to overcome problems with learning disabilities such as dyslexia and ADD/ADHD and related struggles with focusing, reading, writing, math, coordination and organization. The Davis programs help clients use their abilities to overcome their challenges.  All the Davis programs are one-on-one and intensive (generally 30 hours per week). Ms. Ainis is also a licensed Davis Autism Approach provider. Ages: 8 and up.


Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Sierra Skelton, Center Director
137 N. Oak Park Ave. Suite 212, Oak Park, IL 60301
(708) 660-1860
chicago.center@lindamoodbell.com

Lindamood-Bell builds the imagery-language foundation to teach students to read and comprehend to their potential.


Lowry & Associates, Couseling & Education Services

115 South Marion Street Oak Park, IL 60302

Educational Services: 708-712-6213

Counseling Services: 708-337-0799

Lowry.and.assoc@gmail.com

Provides individual therapy and educational services, including tutoring, advocacy and learning assessments.