Monthly Support Group Meetings are held the 3rd or 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00-12:00pm. Topics presented are selected based on group choices. Cost – Free.
Contact: Christina Haren at 618-398-7500 ext. 304 or email at Christina@illinoiscenterforautism.org
These 6- 8-week courses are designed to support individuals with Higher Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Non-Verbal Learning Disorders and ADHD. The cost is $400.00 per session. (Tuition is non-refundable) Financial assistance may be available. Ages 11 and older: Social Life Skills Group Ages 15 and older: Job Related Social Skills Course Ages 13 and older: Responsible Decision Making Course Sessions are held on Tuesday nights from 6:00-8:00pm Contact: Sherri Luttrell at 618-398-7500 ext. 220 or email at email@example.com
Face to Face
Is a social, support and advocacy service facilitated by the Illinois Center for Autism serving adults aged 18-32 with Asperger’s, High Functioning Autism (HFA), Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PPDNOS), Semantic Pragmatic Disorder, and Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD/NLVD). Face to Face provides planned and organized opportunities for social activities and experiences with others. Activities are held in an accommodating environment to experience successful social interactions.
Face to Face meets the 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Regularly scheduled outings will be planned by members.
Member’s application packets required
Members Fee $5.00 per meeting
Additional fees for outings must be paid by members.
Contact: Sherri Luttrell at 618-398-7500 ext. 220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Facilitation for Children and Adult Home-Based Waiver Services
Service provided through the Illinois Department of Human Services:
Service Facilitation provides case management services and oversight of the HBS Program. The service facilitator assist families with obtaining and securing needed waiver services. Service facilitator is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of individual’s served. The facilitator will assist the family with development of an Individual Service Plan (ISP) designed to help their family member with a disability to achieve their highest level of independence in their home and community.
Other Types of Services Offered
• Provides Information and linkage to resources and services for persons with ASD, families, service providers and the community
• Referral to doctors/ dentist familiar with persons with ASD
•Assist with registration for Selective Services
Elise Fields-Dixon, Director, QIDP at 618-398-7500 ext. 203
Joe Lust, QIDP at 618-398-7500 ext. 211
James Morgan, QIDP at 618-398-7500 ext. 326
Michele White, QIDP at 618-398-7500 ext. 219