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Illinois Autism Partnership

Illinois Autism Partnership builds the capacity of school districts statewide so they may provide effective programming for students with an autism spectrum disorder. Our individualized coaching, consulting, family engagement and training programs offer school districts a wide-range of options. Training packages include focus family support, experiential practicums, in-services and workshops, as well as online and webinar courses.

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Illinois Autism Partnership offers on-site coaching to schools and districts, which includes assessment, goal development, problem solving and technical assistance. Easterseals offers additional targeted training as determined by needs and priorities of districts and schools, which builds capacity for fidelity and sustainability.

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Illinois Autism Partnership offers consulting for on-site overall program review, as well as classroom, program and student-specific consultations and classroom setup consultations.

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Family Engagement

Illinois Autism Partnership offers a family engagement package to school districts, which includes parent education workshops, parent leadership training, Parent Cafes, Sibshops, peer education training and school-family partnership development.
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Illinois Autism Partnership offers training packages including experiential practicums, on-site in-services and workshops, regional in-services and workshops, evidence-based practice institute and paraprofessional training.

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Focus Family Support

The focus family support model provides person-centered futures planning. Six to 12 months of training is offered to develop and support teams of families and individuals caring for and working with children disabilities.  The model is available to families through an inquiry process at their school district.

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Illinois Experiential Practicum for Autism

Easterseals offers a Parent Support Group hosted on a monthly basis.

Click here to view the Illinois Autism Partnership brochure

For more information, please contact:

Kathy Gould, Manager of Illinois Autism Partnership
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