Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC)

    A division of UIC, DSCC assists Illinois families and children with special healthcare needs, providing care coordination, cost-support, diagnosis and treatment for children with chronic health impairments, from birth to age 21, who are determined eligible for program support.

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  • Schaumburg Autism Society Parent Support Group

    Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month, except for the months of January and July.
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Schaumburg Township Building
    1 Illinois Blvd
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

    We are a local support group that disseminates information to you and our neighbors. We all remember what it was like when you first hear the diagnosis. You are not alone in this. We are here to help and support you. Please email us at with any questions.

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  • Autism Speaks

    Dedicated to promoting solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families, offering a wealth of information for families about diagnosis, treatment, the family and autism, a child’s rights, and state and community resources. The Autism Response Team (ART) is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families and caregivers to information, tools, and resources.

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  • Autism One

    A non-profit charity organization started by a small group of parents of children with autism.

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  • Autism/PDD Training and Technical Assistance Project lending library

    In addition to the materials on autism that are available in the STAR NET Region II Library, STAR NET Region II also houses one of the Illinois Autism/PDD Training and Technical Assistance Project lending libraries that are located across the state. A wide variety of resources are available to parents, professionals and the community. Please contact us at (224) 366-8579 for more information about these materials and to help you select materials for autism-related loans from STAR NET.

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