Evaluations for Middle and High School Students with Autism

Evaluations for Middle and High School Students with Autism

Middle 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.


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
(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.


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, IL
(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.


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. Ages: birth-18 years. BCBS provider. Early intervention program.

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 Lutheran General Children's Hospital

Pediatric Nueropsychology Service Department
Providers: Kris Umfress, PhD & Courtney Dirksen, PhD
1675 Dempster St., Y2108, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: (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 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 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 ages 2-100 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.


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

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


Caravel Autism Health

Contact person: Allison Nelson 773-895-8355
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.


Chicago Autism Project  

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.


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).


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.


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 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.


Genesis Clinical Services
Luis Carlos Mayolo, PsyD
1725 South Naperville Road, Siute 206 Wheaton, IL 60189
630-653-6441

Dr. Mayolo provides psychotherapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, and families, and administers psychological testing/assessments and ADHD evaluations.  He has an extensive background working in school settings providing therapy, consultation, and assessment for children struggling with mood disorders, behavioral disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning disabilities, and social skill deficits. 


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.


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.

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.


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.


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.


Northwest Behavioral Health Services

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

Providers: Christopher Watson, PhD and 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

(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

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

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.


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 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.


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.


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.


Westside Children's Therapy

Service areas: Plainfield, Frankfort, Joliet, Orland Park, New Lenox, Mokena, Tinley Park, Crest Hill, Channahon, Minooka, Wilmington, Coal City, Manhattan, Diamond, Matteson, Richton Park, Sauk Village, Wheaton, Lombard, Naperville, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Carol Stream, Batavia, Westmont, and many others!
(815) 469-1500

Provides ABA, speech, feeding, physical, occupational therapy and counseling. Additionally, Westside offers diagnostic evaluation/testing 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, Counseling & 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.

High 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.


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.


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, IL
(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.


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. Ages: birth-18 years. BCBS provider. Early intervention program.

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 Lutheran General Children's Hospital

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Pediatric and Adult Neuropsychology Service Dept.
Kris Umfress, PhD
1675 Dempster St., 62108 Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 723-6192

Provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to determine diagnosis and follow-up testing. Ages: 3-18 years.


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 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 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 ages 2-100 with a doctor referral. 


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

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


Caravel Autism Health

Contact person: Allison Nelson 773-895-8355
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.


Chicago Autism Project  

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.


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).


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.


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 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. 


Edgewood Clinical Services, LLC

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

Provides assessments for developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders.


Genesis Clinical Services 
Luis Carlos Mayolo, PsyD
1725 South Naperville Road, Siute 206 Wheaton, IL 60189
630-653-6441

Dr. Mayolo provides psychotherapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, and families, and administers psychological testing/assessments and ADHD evaluations.  He has an extensive background working in school settings providing therapy, consultation, and assessment for children struggling with mood disorders, behavioral disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning disabilities, and social skill deficits. 


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. 


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.


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.

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.


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.


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, ext. 1
nldawsonphd@comcast.net

Provides pediatric neuropsychological evaluations. Expertise in assessment and treatment planning for autism spectrum and related disorders, including education and advocacy support for parents for IEP development.


Northwest Behavioral Health Services

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

Providers: Christopher Watson, PhD and 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). 
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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.


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

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

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.


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.


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.


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.

Reading and Comprehension

Chicago Reading and Dyslexia Center

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, Counseling & 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.