Autism Family Therapy Joliet IL

Local resource for autism family therapy in Joliet. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to autism therapies, autism parent therapy, autism child therapy, Asperger's family therapy, autism support groups, autism treatments, Asperger's treatments, Asperger's therapy, and autism family counseling, as well as advice on where to find autism support centers and autism associations.

Hope Family Services
(815) 553-0511
150 N. Scott Street, Suite 204
Joilet, IL
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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BDI Playhouse Childrens Therapy
(708) 478-1820
11411 W 183rd Street Suite B
Orland Park, IL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Play Therapy, RDI, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers

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Elizabeth A. Zavodny, PsyD. (The Institute for Family Development)
(708) 403-3200
15010 S. Ravinia Ave., Suite 19
Orland Park, IL
Support Services
Academic Assessments, Adult Support, Advocates (Special Education), Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Career Counseling, Disability Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Educational Assessment, Job Coach, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Other, Psychological Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Social Skills Training, Speech & Language, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Lindsay Rice
(708) 532-9403
7603 160 th Place
Tinley Park, IL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, Respite, Sensory Integration, Therapy Providers, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Autism Service Provider & Beyond, LLC
(630) 639-1655
P.O. Box 5311
Naperville, IL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, RDI, Sensory Integration, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Helping Hands Childrens Therapy Services, Inc.
(815) 462-4928
14409 Edison Drive
New Lenox, IL
Support Services
Auditory Integration Therapy, Early Intervention, Helpful Websites, Marriage & Family Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Other, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Autism Society of Illinois - Far West Suburban
(630) 969-1094
Bolingbrook Medical Center
Bolingbrook, IL
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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Easter Seals: Therapeutic Day School--Tinley Park and After School Program
(708) 802-9050
7400 West 183rd St.
Tinley Park, IL
Support Services
Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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PROUDD
(630) 978-1615
560 Waterbury Dr
Aurora, IL
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Transitions Developmental Therapy
(708) 296-5990
1503 Spyglass Circle
Palos Heights, IL
Support Services
Activities, Early Intervention, Early Intervention, Education, Floortime, Helpful Websites, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Play Therapy, RDI, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Support Group Meetings, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Attention Parents!

Attention Parents! You are vital…

Rachel McCumber

I ran across the headline: "For LGBT teens, acceptance is critical." I have always been interested in the struggle of LGBT teens because I see many parallels with Aspies. They are differentiated by something that they are born with and yet many people see as a personal choice or failure – something they can control.

The basic message of the article was that regardless of how much bullying a LGBT teen might be subjected to the way the adults in there world respond to their sexuality has a greater affect on their mental health and self esteem. Family acceptance of LGBT youth predicts positive outcomes in mental health, self esteem

This does not surprise me. As much as teens put up a front of not caring about or needing the approval of adults, individually, they still look to adult world to get their bearings.

All Aspie parents, the story you are giving your Aspie teen is vital to how they will make it through the struggles of transitioning from child to adult.

Are you embarrassed of your child?

Are they “Too much to handle?”

Are they “broken”?

I have been learning that changing my story, my perspective has a huge impact on how my son views himself. Here are my personal keys:

∗ Daniel isn’t flawed. His inability to fit into “norms” is neither good nor bad. It has benefits (a different view on the world) and challenges (communicating those views effectively). My job is to help him overcome the challenges and promote the benefits. I don’t want to change him I want to teach him to be bi-lingual – speaking both his native language and NT language.
∗ Daniel doesn’t need to be normal. He needs to learn to self-advocate effectively through learning to communicate with people who are different then him – don’t we all.
∗ Different is good.
∗ Daniel’s shadow side is no different then all of our shadow side and like all of us, Daniel must learn healthy ways to address his s...

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