In response to COVID-19, Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford has adjusted programming and rescheduled events. View details here.
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Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month! The Autism Program is in full swing spreading awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Did you know that 1 in 54 children in the US is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder? There are so many ways you can get involved and help those with autism.

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Who We Are

Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford serves nearly 30,000 clients annually and proudly employs 600+ dedicated professionals in programs across the Chicagoland and Rockford regions of Illinois.

Established in 1936, we support children, individuals with disabilities, and their families through two pillars of work: Comprehensive Autism and Behavioral Services and Early Learning and Developmental Services.

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Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Rockford is following the states guidelines set forth by Governor Pritzker, Mayor Lightfoot, and the CDC.

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Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford

1939 West 13th Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60608-1226
Phone: 312-491-4110

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April is Autism Awareness Month and Easterseals TAP Program is in full swing getting the word out with our amazing community partners. Here's how you can get involved.
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Our Early Learning Services Team gathers leading resources and activities to support our parents and families. Many families are participating in Virtual Learning so we've gathered resources to help—all in one place.
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Author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announces that she has made an unrestricted transformational gift to Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford.
IAP Virtual Classroom
Easterseals Illinois Autism Partnership (IAP) launches VIRTUAL CLASSROOM, releasing new videos every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 AM, CST. Visit our IAP YouTube channel to enjoy the visual, hands-on nature of our videos.

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Carter Sanders named our new ComED Energy Force Ambassador.

March 27, 2021

As our beloved Maurice Snell has started a new chapter in his career, we are excited to announce tha…

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A Farewell from Maurice Snell

March 17, 2021

Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford is so proud of Maurice Snell who worked with us…

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Parenting is challenging. Partnering with Parents makes it easier.

March 5, 2021

When Michael and Ivette Howland visited their local library for a Parent Resource Fair over a year a…

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Patrick, who has an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Thrives Working at HarrysButtons and in the Adult World

January 11, 2021

Patrick, 25, who has an autism spectrum disorder, has worked at HarrysButtons.com for six years, lea…

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MacKenzie Scott Provides Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford with Transformational Gift

December 15, 2020

We have big news. Author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced today that she has made an unr…

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