Your child is one of a kind. We want to be your partner in helping them thrive in their own way. At Easterseals, we are honored to be a member of so many families' support systems. We have on-demand resources, parent training, orientation sessions, and care coordination ready to help.
Easterseals Central Illinois is working towards a world where every child is 100% Included. 100% Empowered. We are honored to be working alongside Easterseals affiliates across the country, and other Central Illinois organizations who are committed ensuring a more inclusive world for all.
The Autism new Diagnosis Orientation (Autism 101)
This training is designed to assist parents, extended family and friends in understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders - ASD. Deisgned ot be the first step in the family's journey to secure introductory ASD information, the program will benefit any family with a child who has bee nrecently diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder During the session, parents, family and friends of a child who has been recently diagnosed with ASD will learn:
What Autism Spectrum Disorders are and how they affect individuals.
What types of interventions are available for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
What community resources are available for parents, families and professionals living/working with individuals with ASD.
In 2019, Easterseals Central Illinois and OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois launched The Autism Collective, an organization focused on ending the isolation of autism. The Autism Collective provides family navigation services and unites caregivers, educators and advocates. Contact The Autism Collective today and let their team of experts help you navigate the complex web of care with compassion and effeciency. Visit TheAutismCollective.org or call (844)-910-0770.