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 firstname.lastname@example.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 at firstname.lastname@example.org
Self-Direction Assistance (SDA)
Self-Direction Assistance (SDA) is an optional waiver service you can purchase and is available in both the Children’s and Adult Home-Based Waivers.
The Self-Direction Assistant is an employee of a licensed community service provider who can help guide you in arranging for, directing, and managing Personal Support Worker (PSW) services. They can also provide skills training designed to help you better recruit and hire PSWs, as well as provide information on effective communication and problem-solving skills.
Other Types of Services Offered
• Community Outreach
• 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
Brandi Jones, QIDP at 618-398-7500 ext. 326
James Morgan, QIDP at 618-398-7500 ext. 211
Monica Franklin, QIDP at 618-398-7500 ext. 219