Autism Family Therapy Peoria IL

Local resource for autism family therapy in Peoria. 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.

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(309) 636-7555
2900 W Heading
Peoria, IL
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, DAN! Pediatrics, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Family Support Network of IL
(309) 693-8961
5739 West Martindale Lane
Peoria, IL
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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Autism Society of Illinois - Chicago/Southside
(773) 728-2979
1601 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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American Hyperlexia Association (AHA)
(630) 415-2212
P.O. Box 335
Flossmoor, IL
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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SpeechKids
(847) 234-0688
2225 Lakeside Drive
Bannockburn, IL
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Education, Educational Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Medical, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Private School (Integrated), Private School (Multi-disability), Psychological Counseling, RDI, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Family Support Network
(309) 693-8981
5739 West Martindale Lane
Peoria, IL
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
(312) 939-8622 or (800) 273-6027
17 N. State Street, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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North Suburban Illinois Chapter-ASA
(773) 428-8195
7503 Wilson Terrace
Morton Grove, IL
Support Services
Disability Advocacy, Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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KGH Consultation & Treatment, Inc.
847.498.KIDS (5437)
3100 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Academic Assessments, Adult Support, Art Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Early Intervention, FastForword, General Supplies, Interactive Metronome, Lindamood Bell, Marriage & Family Counseling, Military Families, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Supplies, Play Therapy, Private School (Integrated), RDI, Research, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, State Resource
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Autism Society of Illinois - Kankakee
(815) 933-3467
Kankakee Public Library
Kankakee, IL
Support Services
Marriage & Family Counseling, Support Organization

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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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