The Illinois Center for Autism (ICA) is a not-for-profit, community-based, mental health treatment, and educational agency dedicated to serving people with autism. Referrals are made through local school districts, hospitals, doctors,and the Department of Human Services.
Educating and serving children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to help them achieve their highest level of independence in their home, school and community.
The Illinois Center for Autism believes that each individual is unique and defined by possibilities and not limitations. Individuals have the right to education, training and/or services specifically designed to meet his/her needs in the least restrictive environment through the use of:
- Innovative, research based methods and practices
- An interactive and engaging atmosphere
- Advocacy and choice to promote self sufficiency and lifelong independence
- A positive approach to maladaptive behaviors
- Customized support services and training offered to individuals, families and the community
- Services provided by qualified staff who receive ongoing, specialized training
To view a PDF of our 2020 report, click here.
To view a PDF of our 2019 report, click here.
To view a PDF of our 2018 report, click here.
To view a PDF of our 2017 report, click here.
To view our archived reports, click here.
- C.A. Jones, Inc.
- Carrollton Bank
- Clinton County Mental Health Board
- Junior Service of St. Clair County
- Madison County Mental Health Board
- Oddfellows Grand Encampment, IOOF
- Randolph County Mental Health Board
- Scott Credit Union
- Shay Roofing, Inc.
- Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
- SW. Il. Division of UW. Greater St. Louis
- St. Clair County Mental Health Board
- Tri-Cities Area Division of United Way
- United Way of Greater St. Louis
- Various Knights of Columbus in Southern IL
- Gary Guthrie, Chairperson
- Christine Fournie, Vice Chairperson
- Kathy Hatton, Secretary
- Marion Behrman, Treasurer
- Joy Rick
- Donna Mann
- Kelly Wyatt-Bisciotti
- Robert Gantner
- Eli Gerson
- Lynn Morton
- Kristin McMahon
- Debbie Tempel
- Braden Zoet
- Grayson Talcott
- Michael Needles
- J.D. Brandmeyer
- Kyle Prewitt
- Illinois Governor’s Award
Community Services Award from AFL-CIO
- ICA began the Social Advocacy Club “WeConnect” for individuals ages 14-17
- ICA celebrates 35 years of education and service to individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Pasta Fare Restaurant celebrates 20 years of service to the Fairview Heights community.
- ICA purchased a second location in Belleville which houses our Elementary school and our Adult Services Program.
- Fairview Heights Illinois Campus renamed after Founder Carol A. Madison