Treatment for Middle and High School Students with Autism

Treatment for Middle and High School Students with Autism

Middle School

Gastroenterology

Comer Children's Hospital - Gastroenterology

Timothy A. S. Sentongo, MD

UChicago - 5721 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL 60637

Edward Hospital - 120 Spalding Dr., Suite 407, Naperville, IL 60540

773-702-6169

Specalizes in pediatric GI disorders.


DuPage Medical Group - Gastroenterology

Rafi M. Ali, MD
630-717-2600

Locations in Hinsdale, Lisle, Downers Grove, Elmhurst and Oak Brook. 

Sees children and adults for gastroenterology needs. 


Rush Gastroenterology – Pediatric and Adult

Dr. Randolph McConnie, MD 
Address: 1725 W Harrison St #710, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-3034


Northshore University Health Systems - Gastroenterology 

Pediatric: Vincent F. Biank, M.D.

Locations in Evanston, Niles, Skokie and Wilmette

Adult: Monica S. Borkar, M.D.

Locations in Vernon Hills and Glenview 

Specializes in pediatric GI disorders.

Inpatient Hospitalization Programs

Acadia Healthcare - Children's Behavioral Solutions

Options
5602 Caito Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46226
(800) 431-1114

Specialty: psychiatric, behavioral, autism, lower-functioning. Secured unit; IQ<75 only; severe psychiatric/behavioral issues & sexually acting out behaviors; offers secured autism unit (IQ 48-70). Average stay varies; diagnostic work-up available for 30-90 days.

Ages: 11-18 years.
Cost: accepts insurance, school, cost-sharing; call to discuss fees.Will assist with trasnportation fees/needs.


Advocate Illinois Masonic Behavioral Health

Chicago: 938 W. Nelson St, Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: (773) 296-3220

Oak Lawn: 4700 W 95th St Suite LL5, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(800) 216-1110

Bolingbrook:  440 Quadrangle Drive, Suite K Bolingbrook, IL 60440

The Behavioral Health Services team at Advocate provides a comprehensive array of inpatient services for children, adolescents and adults, as well as intensive outpatient services for teens (13-17) and adults with well-developed verbal skills and co-morbid depression and/or anxiety. 


AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Hoffman Estates

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
800.432.5005

Provides inpatient services for adults and youth (ages 11-18), partial hospitalization programming for adults and youth (9-17), and intensive outpatient for adults and adolescents (ages 13-17). 


Compass Health Center

Chicago: 773-649-5403 

Northbrook: 224- 803-2358 

info@compasshealthcenter.net

Provides support via partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming, supporting children (ages 5 and up), adolscents, and adults. See age-based programming on website for more information. 


Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital

520 North Ridgeway Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60624
Phone: 773-265-3700

Serves children and teens ages 3 to 17 who struggle with a behavioral health disorder. The program continuum includes inpatient and outpatient treatment options to accommodate the varied needs of patients. 


Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (Edward-Elmhurst Health)

Three Locations:

Naperville: 
852 West Street, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adolescents: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services to individuals 12 and up with high functioning autism and anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Mokena: 
9697 W. 191st St., Mokena, IL
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adults: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services and partial hospitalization programs to adults with anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Orland Park: 
11512 W 183rd Place, Suite NW Orland Park IL
603-646-6433

Individual Therapy: Dan S. and Megan Cummens provide individual therapy to children and adults with ASD.


Riveredge Hospital

8311 W. Roosevelt  Rd, Forest Park, IL 60130
Phone: (708) 771-7000

Riveredge Hospital offers Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, and outpatient therpay programs for children, adolescents and adults. They also have an adult unit that specializes in working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism.


Rogers Behavioral Health - Outpatient program

4711 Golf Road, Suite 600
Skokie, IL 60076
224-470-4100 

Rogers Behavioral Health also has a Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and partial hospitalization program (PHP) for individuals with high functioning autism and anxiety, OCD or other mood-related disorders; age 6-18. Provides medication management as needed as a part of the program. 


Roseland Community Hospital

Adolescent Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit
Patrick Sanders, Intake Coordinator and Karen Taylor-Crawford, MD, Medical Director
45 West 111th St, Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (773) 291-1921

A comprehensive inpatient 28-bed treatment center. Provides individual, expressive and family therapy, and psychiatric services for adolescents ages 13-17 years.


Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System

1400 East Irving Park Road, Streamwood, IL 60107
Phone: (800) 272-7790 or (630) 837-9000

Programs for children (ages 3 - 11) and adolescents (ages 12 - 17) with autism who are experiencing an acute crisis and need crisis stabilization in a hospital setting. Adult inpatient treatment available, however no specific ASD programming is in place. 

Intensive Outpatient Programs

Advocate Illinois Masonic Behavioral Health

Chicago: 938 W. Nelson St, Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: (773) 296-3220

Oak Lawn: 4700 W 95th St Suite LL5, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(800) 216-1110

Bolingbrook:  440 Quadrangle Drive, Suite K Bolingbrook, IL 60440

The Behavioral Health Services team at Advocate provides a comprehensive array of inpatient services for children, adolescents and adults, as well as intensive outpatient services for teens (13-17) and adults with well-developed verbal skills and co-morbid depression and/or anxiety. 


AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Hoffman Estates

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
800.432.5005

Provides inpatient services for adults and youth (ages 11-18), partial hospitalization programming for adults and youth (9-17), and intensive outpatient for adults and adolescents (ages 13-17). 


Compass Health Center

Chicago: 773-649-5403 

Northbrook: 224- 803-2358 

info@compasshealthcenter.net

Provides support via partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming, supporting children (ages 5 and up), adolscents, and adults. See age-based programming on website for more information. 


Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital

520 North Ridgeway Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60624
Phone: 773-265-3700

Serves children and teens ages 3 to 17 who struggle with a behavioral health disorder. The program continuum includes inpatient and outpatient treatment options to accommodate the varied needs of patients. 


Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (Edward-Elmhurst Health)

Three Locations:

Naperville: 
852 West Street, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adolescents: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services to individuals 12 and up with high functioning autism and anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Mokena: 
9697 W. 191st St., Mokena, IL
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adults: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services and partial hospitalization programs to adults with anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Orland Park: 
11512 W 183rd Place, Suite NW Orland Park IL
603-646-6433

Individual Therapy: Dan S. and Megan Cummens provide individual therapy to children and adults with ASD.


Riveredge Hospital

8311 W. Roosevelt  Rd, Forest Park, IL 60130
Phone: (708) 771-7000

Riveredge Hospital offers Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, and outpatient therpay programs for children, adolescents and adults. They also have an adult unit that specializes in working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism.


Rogers Behavioral Health - Outpatient program

4711 Golf Road, Suite 600
Skokie, IL 60076
224-470-4100 

Rogers Behavioral Health also has a Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and partial hospitalization program (PHP) for individuals with high functioning autism and anxiety, OCD or other mood-related disorders; age 6-18. Provides medication management as needed as a part of the program. 

Neurologists

Children's Memorial at Central DuPage Hospital

Division of Neurology
Leon G. Epstein, MD - Division Head
25 N. Winfield, Winfield, IL 60190
Phone: (630) 933-1600

Provides comprehensive neurological assessment and evaluation to determine diagnosis or provide follow-up testing.


DuPage Medical Group - Neurology

Manish Kapadia, MD
150 E. Willow Ave., Suite 100 Wheaton, IL 60187
630-961-4150

Provides neurological evaluation and treatment for children and adults. Additional locations with alternate providers in: Blue Island, Elgin, Hinsdale, Joliet, Naperville, New Lenox, Tinley Park and Wheaton.


Elmhurst Center for Health

Pediatric Neurology
1200 S. York Road, Suite 4150, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: (630) 530-5577

Provides comprehensive neurological assessments and follow-up testing.


Loyola University Health System

Pediatric & Adult Neurology
Jorge Asconapé, MD
2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, IL 60153
(708) 216-3519

Provides comprehensive neurological assessment and evaluation to determine diagnosis or provide follow-up testing.
Additional location in Oakbrook Terrace, IL


Lurie Children's Hospital

Division of Neurology
Outpatient Center
225 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (800) 543-7362

Provides comprehensive neurological assessments and follow-up testing.


Neurotech

1821 Walden Office Square, Suite 447, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: (866) 374-7648 (toll free)
Phone: (262) 754-0809 (main office)
Email: info@neurotecheeg.com

Neurotech specializes in conducting home-based EEG studies. A 24-hour EEG or longer (Ambulatory EEG) is the preferred method to properly diagnose seizure activity and frequency.


NorthShore Glenbrook Hospital

Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Kent Kelley, MD
2150 Pfingsten Road, Third Floor, Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: (847) 570-2577

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


NorthShore University HealthSystem

Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Pediatric & Adult Providers
Adult: Jaishree T. Narayanan, M.D.
1000 Central Street, Suite 615, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: (847) 570-2577

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


Rush University Medical Center

Peter Heydemann, MD
Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, MD
1725 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-4036

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

Psychiatrists

Advanced Behavioral Health Services

Drs. Petrit Ndrio (Children and Adults) and Adreianne Zhubi (Adults)
1952 McDowell Road Suite 305
Naperville, Illinois 60563 
630-689-1022

Offers individual psychotherapy and psychiatric medication management services to individuals on with ASD, as well as other conditions. 


Advocate Christ Medical Center

Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital
1835 Dixie Highway, Suite 100, Flossmoor, IL 60422
Phone: (708) 799-8384

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


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.


Autism Assessment, Research & Treatment Services (AARTS) Center

Rush University Medical Center
1645 W. Jackson Blvd Suite 603, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (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 (AID)

309 New Indian Trail Court, Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: (630) 966-4000
email: info@the-association.org

AID offers support to Kane and Kendall county families of children and adults with disabilities.

Child services include: in-home care to children to prevent the child from being placed into more restrictive care. Additionally, AID offers behavioral health support including psychiatric assesment and medication management and outpatient therapy. 

Adult services include: in-home care for training and support (through Adult Waiver), vocational training, skill training, paid work opportunities, community integration and employment to individuals. Additionally, day program servies (The STARS Program & the Autism Program) focused on active community integration, volunteer work and fitness activities for participants and residential services are available 

Visit website or FAQ for more detailed information.


Bob Rosenfeld, MD

801 Skokie Blvd Suite 212, Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 564-1131

Provides comprehensive diagnostic assessments.


Catherine Jaselskis, MD

950 Skokie Blvd Suite 305, Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 559-0609

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


Christopher Womack, MD

3 Hawthorn Parkway, Suite 150, Vernon Hills, 60061
Phone: (847) 918-8282, x. 0

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, assessment and medication management services for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.


Family Behavioral Health

Matthew Parvin, MD
13246 S. Route 59 Suite 100, Plainfield, IL 60586
Phone: (815) 254-7400

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


The Kulkarni Group

Dr. Robert Kulkarni         
4580 Weaver Parkway, Suite 204 Warrenville, IL 60555
630-473-3970 

Offers individual and family psychotherapy and psychiatric medication management services to individuals on with ASD, as well as other conditions. 


Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (Edward-Elmhurst Health)

Three Locations:

Naperville: 
852 West Street, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adolescents: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services to individuals 12 and up with high functioning autism and anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Mokena: 
9697 W. 191st St., Mokena, IL
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adults: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services and partial hospitalization programs to adults with anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Orland Park: 
11512 W 183rd Place, Suite NW Orland Park IL
603-646-6433

Individual Therapy: Dan S. and Megan Cummens provide individual therapy to children and adults with ASD.


Loyola University Medical Center

Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology
Dr. Mary Lou Gutierrez
Locations in Maywood, Burr Ridge, and Oak Brook
(708) 216-6200

Ages: birth to 18 yrs.

Loyola’s specialists provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to treat a wide variety of conditions.


Lurie Children's Hospital 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2300 Children’s Plaza
Chicago, IL 60614
(800) KIDSDOC
Cook County
e-mail: KIDSDOC@childrensmemorial.org

Provides diagnostic assessments.

Ages: 7 years and up.
Private and public insurance accepted with referral.
Six-month wait list is typical.


Meier Clinics

Theresa Sakyiama, MD

Locations in:

Chicago: 
180 North Michigan Ave., Suite 916
630-653-1717

Lawndale: 
Christian Health Center 3812 W. Ogden Ave. , Suite 114
630-653-1717

Geneva: 
1245 Executive Place, Suite F-400
630-653-1717

Northbrook: 
5 Revere Drive. One Northbrook Place, Suite 255
630-653-1717

Wheaton: 
2100 Manchester Rd, Suite 1510
630-653-1717

Provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management for children and adults.


Dr. Mohammad F Ilyas

1441 E 84th Pl., Merrillville, IN 46410 

1409 E 84th Pl., Merrillville, IN 46410 

2024 Hickory Rd Ste 104, Homewood, IL 60430 

(708) 647-9906

Provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management to childen, teens and adults with ASD in the South Suburbs and NW Indiana. 


NorthShore University Health System

49 S Waukegan Rd. Suite 200, Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 400-8400

Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management services.


Oak Brook Behavioral Health

Drs. Osama El Shafie, M.D., Lavinia Myers, M.D., Khadija Khan, M.D.
2803 Butterfield Road Suite 200, Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: (630) 424-9204 (Child & Adolescent Services); (630) 424-0652 (Adult Services)

Psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, and therapists combine areas of expertise to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that meets the individual needs of each child, adolescent and adult.


Paula Gewarges, D.O.

2285 Sequoia Drive, Aurora, Illinois 60506
Phone: (630) 906-5120

Provides evaluation and medication management for a variety of needs including autism.


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.


RFU Clinics

Lin Lu, MD, PhD
Behavioral Health Psychiatrist
830 West End Court, Suite 400 Vernon Hills, IL 60061
847-247-6910


Rush University Medical Center

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

Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management for autism spectrum disorders and other psychiatric conditions for individuals from early childhood through adults.


Shifa Therapeutics LLC

201 Houston St., Suite 200A, Batavia, IL 60510 
Dr. Muhammad Azhar, M.D.; Maricela Perez, ANP
(630) 756-2905

Offers medication management services to all ages in English and Spanish. 


Shubhrajan Wadyal, M.D.

Amita Behavioral Health Outpatient Group
1786 Moonlake Blvd Suite 104, Hoffman Estates, IL
Phone: 855-383-2224

Dr. Wadyal evaluates the patient to see if there’s an autism diagnosis. If diagnosis is confirmed, the doctor sees if medication is needed for treatment.


The University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine
912 S. Wood St., Eighth Floor, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-6139

Provides evaluation and treatment of psychiatric, cognitive, memory, and behavioral problems that can occur following or as part of neurological and medical diseases. Provides evaluation, medication management, medical services for children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder.


University of Illinois at Chicago Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic

1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 413-1490 (pediatric)
Phone: (312) 413-1822 (adults)

Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish for children and adults with an intellectual or developmental disability.


University of Illinois Institute for Juvenile Research

1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 413-1490

Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish for children and adults with an intellectual or developmental disability.


Uptown Psych

Ronald Rempfer, Psychiatrist, MD
4753 N Broadway St., 900 Chicago, Illinois 60640 
(872) 241-1320

Provides medication management to children and adults with ASD. Uptown's team also provides individual therapy and group therapy for autistic individuals with verbal language. 


Walker Clarity Centre Ltd.

D’Loreyn Walker MD
1100 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 143, Oak Brook, IL 
331-254-4188

Specializes in serving children, youths, and adults with complex psychiatric presentations, medication regimens, or comorbid medical conditions.


Wellspring Clinical Associates

Thomas Dimatteo, MD
Soo Lee, MD
5950 State Route 53, Unit W, Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: (630) 541-8930

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

Vision

The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

1850 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
 (312) 997-3675
mary.zabelski@chicagolighthouse.org

Therapeutic day school: Programs for students with blindness/visual impairments, moderate to severe/profound cognitive impairments, hearing impairments, traumatic brain injuries, autism, sensory processing disorders, seizure disorders, physical disabilities, communication disorders and other health concerns; program includes speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, nursing, psychology, orientation and mobility, and vision and hearing.

Vision Care: Services include Optometry.
(312) 997-3686 


Family Health Center - Infant Welfare Society of Chicago

3600 W Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 782-2800

Services at Angel Harvey Family Health Center include the Child-centered Health & Advanced Therapies (CHAT) program and other direct care services which provide comprehensive, bilingual developmental and behavioral health services that address the needs of underserved children and their families. It coordinates child development services across departments and enables timely interventions for our young patients who are at risk for developmental delays. Services at the center include Medical, DentalVisionSpeech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Skills Groups, and Counseling. Family support groups are also available. Call Cynthia Arias (773-782-5003) for SLP, OT, and groups.


Visual Symptoms Treatment Center

Dr. Neil Margolis, FCOVD, FAAO
Dr. Marsha K. Sorenson O.D. FAAO FCOVD
847-255-1040
3250 N Arlington Heights Rd #109
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Individuals with special needs and/or developmental delays require special testing of their eye health and visual function. We specialize in comprehensive eye exams and effective treatments for special needs and/or nonverbal patients, including infants, children and adults with developmental delays and/or traumatic brain injury.


Vision Therapy Specialists

Dennis Ireland, O.D., M.ED.
7777 Lake St, #111, River Forest, IL, 60305
708-771-0500

We are a full scope optometric practice dedicated to providing the highest quality vision care to children and adults in a friendly, comfortable, and professional atmosphere. With a highly trained staff and state of the art equipment, we go beyond 20/20 with comprehensive eye exams and exceptional care, such as supervised in-office vision therapy. Serving River Forest, Highland Park, Waukegan, Orland Park, Worth, Oak Lawn, Cook county, IL, Illinois

High School

Gastroenterology

Comer Children's Hospital - Gastroenterology

Timothy A. S. Sentongo, MD

UChicago - 5721 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL 60637

Edward Hospital - 120 Spalding Dr., Suite 407, Naperville, IL 60540

773-702-6169

Specalizes in pediatric GI disorders.


Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital

520 North Ridgeway Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60624
Phone: 773-265-3700

Serves children and teens ages 3 to 17 who struggle with a behavioral health disorder. The program continuum includes inpatient and outpatient treatment options to accommodate the varied needs of patients. 


Northshore University Health Systems - Gastroenterology 

Pediatric: Vincent F. Biank, M.D.
Locations in Evanston, Niles, Skokie and Wilmette

Adult: Monica S. Borkar, M.D.
Locations in Vernon Hills and Glenview 

Specializes in pediatric GI disorders.


Rush Gastroenterology – Pediatric and Adult

Dr. Randolph McConnie, MD 
Address: 1725 W Harrison St #710, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-3034


Rush University Medical Center

Rush Pediatric Gastroenterology
1725 W. Harrison St. Suite 710, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-3034

Offers the broadest range of services available for treatment of problems of the stomach and intestines.

Inpatient Hospitalization Programs

Acadia Healthcare - Children's Behavioral Solutions

Options
5602 Caito Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46226
(800) 431-1114

Specialty: psychiatric, behavioral, autism, lower-functioning. Secured unit; IQ<75 only; severe psychiatric/behavioral issues & sexually acting out behaviors; offers secured autism unit (IQ 48-70). Average stay varies; diagnostic work-up available for 30-90 days.

Ages: 11-18 years.
Cost: accepts insurance, school, cost-sharing; call to discuss fees.Will assist with trasnportation fees/needs.


Advocate Illinois Masonic Behavioral Health

Chicago: 
938 W. Nelson St, Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: (773) 296-3220

Oak Lawn: 
4700 W 95th St Suite LL5, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(800) 216-1110

Bolingbrook: 
440 Quadrangle Drive, Suite K Bolingbrook, IL 60440

The Behavioral Health Services team at Advocate provides a comprehensive array of inpatient services for children, adolescents and adults, as well as intensive outpatient services for teens (13-17) and adults with well-developed verbal skills and co-morbid depression and/or anxiety. 


AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Hoffman Estates

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
800.432.5005

Provides inpatient services for adults and youth (ages 11-18), partial hospitalization programming for adults and youth (9-17), and intensive outpatient for adults and adolescents (ages 13-17). 


Compass Health Center

Chicago: 773-649-5403 

Northbrook: 224- 803-2358 

info@compasshealthcenter.net

Provides support via partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming, supporting children (ages 5 and up), adolscents, and adults. See age-based programming on website for more information. 


Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital

520 North Ridgeway Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60624
Phone: 773-265-3700

Serves children and teens ages 3 to 17 who struggle with a behavioral health disorder. The program continuum includes inpatient and outpatient treatment options to accommodate the varied needs of patients. 


Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (Edward-Elmhurst Health)

Three Locations:

Naperville: 
852 West Street, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adolescents: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services to individuals 12 and up with high functioning autism and anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Mokena: 
9697 W. 191st St., Mokena, IL
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adults: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services and partial hospitalization programs to adults with anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Orland Park: 
11512 W 183rd Place, Suite NW Orland Park IL
603-646-6433

Individual Therapy: Dan S. and Megan Cummens provide individual therapy to children and adults with ASD.


Riveredge Hospital

8311 W. Roosevelt  Rd, Forest Park, IL 60130
Phone: (708) 771-7000

Riveredge Hospital offers Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, and outpatient therpay programs for children, adolescents and adults. They also have an adult unit that specializes in working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism.


Rogers Behavioral Health - Outpatient program

4711 Golf Road, Suite 600
Skokie, IL 60076
224-470-4100 

Rogers Behavioral Health also has a Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and partial hospitalization program (PHP) for individuals with high functioning autism and anxiety, OCD or other mood-related disorders; age 6-18. Provides medication management as needed as a part of the program. 


Roseland Community Hospital

Adolescent Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit
Patrick Sanders, Intake Coordinator and Karen Taylor-Crawford, MD, Medical Director
45 West 111th St, Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (773) 291-1921

A comprehensive inpatient 28-bed treatment center. Provides individual, expressive and family therapy, and psychiatric services for adolescents ages 13-17 years.


Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System

1400 East Irving Park Road, Streamwood, IL 60107
Phone: (800) 272-7790 or (630) 837-9000

Programs for children (ages 3 - 11) and adolescents (ages 12 - 17) with autism who are experiencing an acute crisis and need crisis stabilization in a hospital setting. Adult inpatient treatment available, however no specific ASD programming is in place. 

Intensive Outpatient Programs

Advocate Illinois Masonic Behavioral Health

Chicago: 
938 W. Nelson St, Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: (773) 296-3220

Oak Lawn: 
4700 W 95th St Suite LL5, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(800) 216-1110

Bolingbrook: 
440 Quadrangle Drive, Suite K Bolingbrook, IL 60440

The Behavioral Health Services team at Advocate provides a comprehensive array of inpatient services for children, adolescents and adults, as well as intensive outpatient services for teens (13-17) and adults with well-developed verbal skills and co-morbid depression and/or anxiety. 


AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Hoffman Estates

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
800.432.5005

Provides inpatient services for adults and youth (ages 11-18), partial hospitalization programming for adults and youth (9-17), and intensive outpatient for adults and adolescents (ages 13-17). 


Chicago Lakeshore Hospital

4720 N Clarendon Ave, Chicago IL 60640
Phone: (773) 878-9700

Partial hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) programs for both adults 18 and older and adolescents ages 13-17.

TEMPORARILY CLOSED - call for updated status


Compass Health Center

Chicago: 773-649-5403 

Northbrook: 224- 803-2358 

info@compasshealthcenter.net

Provides support via partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming, supporting children (ages 5 and up), adolscents, and adults. See age-based programming on website for more information. 


Garfield Park Behavioral Hospital

520 North Ridgeway Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60624
Phone: 773-265-3700

Serves children and teens ages 3 to 17 who struggle with a behavioral health disorder. The program continuum includes inpatient and outpatient treatment options to accommodate the varied needs of patients. 


Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (Edward-Elmhurst Health)

Three Locations:

Naperville: 
852 West Street, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adolescents: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services to individuals 12 and up with high functioning autism and anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Mokena: 
9697 W. 191st St., Mokena, IL
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adults: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services and partial hospitalization programs to adults with anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Orland Park: 
11512 W 183rd Place, Suite NW Orland Park IL
603-646-6433

Individual Therapy: Dan S. and Megan Cummens provide individual therapy to children and adults with ASD.


Riveredge Hospital

8311 W. Roosevelt  Rd, Forest Park, IL 60130
Phone: (708) 771-7000

Riveredge Hospital offers Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, and outpatient therpay programs for children, adolescents and adults. They also have an adult unit that specializes in working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism.


Rogers Behavioral Health - Outpatient program

4711 Golf Road, Suite 600
Skokie, IL 60076
224-470-4100 

Rogers Behavioral Health also has a Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and partial hospitalization program (PHP) for individuals with high functioning autism and anxiety, OCD or other mood-related disorders; age 6-18. Provides medication management as needed as a part of the program. 

Neurologists

Children's Memorial at Central DuPage Hospital

Division of Neurology
Leon G. Epstein, MD - Division Head
25 N. Winfield, Winfield, IL 60190
Phone: (630) 933-1600

Provides comprehensive neurological assessment and evaluation to determine diagnosis or provide follow-up testing.


DuPage Medical Group - Neurology

Manish Kapadia, MD
150 E. Willow Ave., Suite 100 Wheaton, IL 60187
630-961-4150
Provides neurological evaluation and treatment for children and adults. Additional locations with alternate providers in: Blue Island, Elgin, Hinsdale, Joliet, Naperville, New Lenox, Tinley Park and Wheaton.


Elmhurst Center for Health

Pediatric Neurology
1200 S. York Road, Suite 4150, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: (630) 530-5577

Provides comprehensive neurological assessments and follow-up testing.


Loyola University Health System

Pediatric & Adult Neurology
Jorge Asconapé, MD
2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, IL 60153
(708) 216-3519

Provides comprehensive neurological assessment and evaluation to determine diagnosis or provide follow-up testing.
Additional location in Oakbrook Terrace, IL.


Lurie Children's Hospital 

Division of Neurology
Outpatient Center
225 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (800) 543-7362

Provides comprehensive neurological assessments and follow-up testing.


Neurotech

1821 Walden Office Square, Suite 447, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: (866) 374-7648 (toll free)
Phone: (262) 754-0809 (main office)
Email: info@neurotecheeg.com

Neurotech specializes in conducting home-based EEG studies. A 24-hour EEG or longer (Ambulatory EEG) is the preferred method to properly diagnose seizure activity and frequency.


NorthShore Glenbrook Hospital

Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Kent Kelley, MD
2150 Pfingsten Road, Third Floor, Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: (847) 570-2577

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


NorthShore University HealthSystem

Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Pediatric & Adult Providers
Adult: Jaishree T. Narayanan, M.D.
1000 Central Street, Suite 615, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: (847) 570-2577

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


Rush University Medical Center

Peter Heydemann, MD
Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, MD
1725 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-4036

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

OB/GYN

Illinois Masonic - OB/GYN

Rachel Baskin
4025 North Western Avenue, Building E
Chicago, Illinois 60618
773.296.3300


Rush - OB/GYN

Lauren Laursen
Rush Associates in Women's Health
Locations: 1725 W. Harrison (Chicago), 1645 W. Jackson (Chicago), 2600 S. Michigan Ave (Chicago), 610 S. Maple (Oak Park)
(312) 942-8120


University of Illinois at Chicago - OB/GYN

Nuzath Hussain
Adolescent Gynecology, Center for Women’s Health
(312) 413-7500

Psychiatrists

ACCESS at Anixter Center

2020 N. Clybourn Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 404-5277

A comprehensive primary health care facility that provides coordinated medical, psychiatric and psychological outpatient services to adults with autism in the Chicago area serving ages 18 years and up.


Advanced Behavioral Health Services

Drs. Petrit Ndrio (Children and Adults) and Adreianne Zhubi (Adults)
1952 McDowell Road Suite 305
Naperville, Illinois 60563 
630-689-1022

Offers individual psychotherapy and psychiatric medication management services to individuals on with ASD, as well as other conditions. 


Advocate Christ Medical Center

Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital
1835 Dixie Highway, Suite 100, Flossmoor, IL 60422
Phone: (708) 799-8384

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


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.


Association for Individual Development (AID)

309 New Indian Trail Court, Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: (630) 966-4000
email: info@the-association.org

AID offers support to Kane and Kendall county families of children and adults with disabilities.

Child services include: in-home care to children to prevent the child from being placed into more restrictive care. Additionally, AID offers behavioral health support including psychiatric assesment and medication management and outpatient therapy. 

Adult services include: in-home care for training and support (through Adult Waiver), vocational training, skill training, paid work opportunities, community integration and employment to individuals. Additionally, day program servies (The STARS Program & the Autism Program) focused on active community integration, volunteer work and fitness activities for participants and residential services are available 

Visit website or FAQ for more detailed information.


Autism Assessment, Research & Treatment Services (AARTS) Center

Rush University Medical Center
1645 W. Jackson Blvd Suite 603, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (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.


Bob Rosenfeld, MD

801 Skokie Blvd Suite 212, Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 564-1131

Provides comprehensive diagnostic assessments.


Catherine Jaselskis, MD

950 Skokie Blvd Suite 305, Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (847) 559-0609

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


Christopher Womack, MD

3 Hawthorn Parkway, Suite 150, Vernon Hills, 60061
Phone: (847) 918-8282, x. 0

Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, assessment and medication management services for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.


Dr. Mohammad F Ilyas

1441 E 84th Pl., Merrillville, IN 46410 

1409 E 84th Pl., Merrillville, IN 46410 

2024 Hickory Rd Ste 104, Homewood, IL 60430 

(708) 647-9906

Provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management to childen, teens and adults with ASD in the South Suburbs and NW Indiana. 


Family Behavioral Health

Matthew Parvin, MD
13246 S. Route 59 Suite 100, Plainfield, IL 60586
Phone: (815) 254-7400

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


The Kulkarni Group

Dr. Robert Kulkarni         
4580 Weaver Parkway, Suite 204 Warrenville, IL 60555
630-473-3970 

Offers individual and family psychotherapy and psychiatric medication management services to individuals on with ASD, as well as other conditions. 


Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (Edward-Elmhurst Health)

Three Locations:

Naperville: 
852 West Street, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adolescents: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services to individuals 12 and up with high functioning autism and anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Mokena: 
9697 W. 191st St., Mokena, IL
(630) 305-5027

IOP/PHP - Adults: Linden Oaks Behavioral Health provide in-patient and intensive outpatient services and partial hospitalization programs to adults with anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

Medication management: Children, adolescents and adults

Orland Park: 
11512 W 183rd Place, Suite NW Orland Park IL
603-646-6433

Individual Therapy: Dan S. and Megan Cummens provide individual therapy to children and adults with ASD.


Loyola University Medical Center

Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology
Dr. Mary Lou Gutierrez
Locations in Maywood, Burr Ridge, and Oak Brook
(708) 216-6200

Ages: birth to 18 yrs.

Loyola’s specialists provide diagnostic assessment, therapy, psychopharmacological evaluations and medication management to treat a wide variety of conditions.


Lurie Children's Hospital 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2300 Children’s Plaza
Chicago, IL 60614
(800) KIDSDOC
Cook County
e-mail: KIDSDOC@childrensmemorial.org

Provides diagnostic assessments.

Ages: 7 years and up.
Private and public insurance accepted with referral.
Six-month wait list is typical.


Meier Clinics

Theresa Sakyiama, MD

Locations in:

Chicago: 
180 North Michigan Ave., Suite 916
630-653-1717

Lawndale: 
Christian Health Center 3812 W. Ogden Ave. , Suite 114
630-653-1717

Geneva: 
1245 Executive Place, Suite F-400
630-653-1717

Northbrook: 
5 Revere Drive. One Northbrook Place, Suite 255
630-653-1717

Wheaton: 
2100 Manchester Rd, Suite 1510
630-653-1717

Provides psychiatric evaluation and medication management for children and adults.


NorthShore University Health System

49 S Waukegan Rd. Suite 200, Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (847) 400-8400

Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management services.


Oak Brook Behavioral Health

Drs. Osama El Shafie, M.D., Lavinia Myers, M.D., Khadija Khan, M.D.
2803 Butterfield Road Suite 200, Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: (630) 424-9204 (Child & Adolescent Services); (630) 424-0652 (Adult Services)

Psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, and therapists combine areas of expertise to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that meets the individual needs of each child, adolescent and adult.


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.


Paula Gewarges, D.O.

2285 Sequoia Drive, Aurora, Illinois 60506
Phone: (630) 906-5120

Provides evaluation and medication management for a variety of needs including autism.


RFU Clinics

Lin Lu, MD, PhD
Behavioral Health Psychiatrist
830 West End Court, Suite 400 Vernon Hills, IL 60061
847-247-6910


Rush University Medical Center

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

Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management for autism spectrum disorders and other psychiatric conditions for individuals from early childhood through adults.


Shifa Therapeutics LLC

201 Houston St., Suite 200A, Batavia, IL 60510 
Dr. Muhammad Azhar, M.D.; Maricela Perez, ANP
(630) 756-2905

Offers medication management services to all ages in English and Spanish. 


Shubhrajan Wadyal, M.D.

Amita Behavioral Health Outpatient Group
1786 Moonlake Blvd Suite 104, Hoffman Estates, IL
Phone: 855-383-2224

Dr. Wadyal evaluates the patient to see if there’s an autism diagnosis. If diagnosis is confirmed, the doctor sees if medication is needed for treatment.


University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience - Psychiatry

Evaluation (Diagnositic evaluation and/or Medication Evaluation)
Karam Radwan, MD

Patients and their families are seen to offer a comprehensive evaluation and treatment of a complete range of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders. Referrals are made to a medication clinic or psychotherapy clinic as appropriate.

Emergency Consulation 
Khalid Afzal, MD MBBS

Patients in the Comer and Mitchell Emergency Departments and emergency consultations in the University of Chicago hospitals may page #4698 during the day or #7032 after hours or on the weekend to obtain emergency psychiatric services.


The University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine
912 S. Wood St., Eighth Floor, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-6139

Provides evaluation and treatment of psychiatric, cognitive, memory, and behavioral problems that can occur following or as part of neurological and medical diseases. Provides evaluation, medication management, medical services for children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder.


University of Illinois at Chicago Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic

1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 413-1490 (pediatric)
Phone: (312) 413-1822 (adults)

Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish for children and adults with an intellectual or developmental disability.


University of Illinois Institute for Juvenile Research

1640 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 413-1490

Multidisciplinary, comprehensive evaluations conducted in English and Spanish for children and adults with an intellectual or developmental disability.


Uptown Psych

Ronald Rempfer, Psychiatrist, MD
4753 N Broadway St., 900 Chicago, Illinois 60640 
(872) 241-1320

Provides medication management to children and adults with ASD. Uptown's team also provides individual therapy and group therapy for autistic individuals with verbal language. 


Walker Clarity Centre Ltd.

D’Loreyn Walker MD
1100 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 143, Oak Brook, IL 
331-254-4188

Specializes in serving children, youths, and adults with complex psychiatric presentations, medication regimens, or comorbid medical conditions.


Wellspring Clinical Associates

Thomas Dimatteo, MD
Soo Lee, MD
5950 State Route 53, Unit W, Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: (630) 541-8930

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

Vision

The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

1850 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608
 (312) 997-3675
mary.zabelski@chicagolighthouse.org

Therapeutic day school: Programs for students with blindness/visual impairments, moderate to severe/profound cognitive impairments, hearing impairments, traumatic brain injuries, autism, sensory processing disorders, seizure disorders, physical disabilities, communication disorders and other health concerns; program includes speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, nursing, psychology, orientation and mobility, and vision and hearing.

Vision Care: Services include Optometry.
(312) 997-3686 


Family Health Center - Infant Welfare Society of Chicago

3600 W Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 782-2800

Services at Angel Harvey Family Health Center include the Child-centered Health & Advanced Therapies (CHAT) program and other direct care services which provide comprehensive, bilingual developmental and behavioral health services that address the needs of underserved children and their families. It coordinates child development services across departments and enables timely interventions for our young patients who are at risk for developmental delays. Services at the center include Medical, DentalVisionSpeech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Skills Groups, and Counseling. Family support groups are also available. Call Cynthia Arias (773-782-5003) for SLP, OT, and groups.


Vision Therapy Specialists

Dennis Ireland, O.D., M.ED.
7777 Lake St, #111, River Forest, IL, 60305
708-771-0500

We are a full scope optometric practice dedicated to providing the highest quality vision care to children and adults in a friendly, comfortable, and professional atmosphere. With a highly trained staff and state of the art equipment, we go beyond 20/20 with comprehensive eye exams and exceptional care, such as supervised in-office vision therapy. Serving River Forest, Highland Park, Waukegan, Orland Park, Worth, Oak Lawn, Cook county, IL, Illinois


Visual Symptoms Treatment Center

Dr. Neil Margolis, FCOVD, FAAO
Dr. Marsha K. Sorenson O.D. FAAO FCOVD
847-255-1040
3250 N Arlington Heights Rd #109
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Individuals with special needs and/or developmental delays require special testing of their eye health and visual function. We specialize in comprehensive eye exams and effective treatments for special needs and/or nonverbal patients, including infants, children and adults with developmental delays and/or traumatic brain injury.