ABA Therapy Center in Chicago

Illinois Autism Center is a unique Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy center. We offer our clients and their families the highest standards of care in a fun and safe environment. Our mission is to provide high quality ethical services to help promote autonomy, independence, and future success for our clients.

What is Applied Behavior Analysis
(ABA) therapy?

ABA therapy is based on the science of learning and behavior and is frequently used to support individuals with autism. This approach uses the reinforcement of behavior to help children acquire or improve skills such as socialization, communication, and independence.

Research has shown that consistent clinic-based ABA therapy is helpful with setting learners up for success in school and community settings while also being translatable to the home environment. Earlier intervention can help promote independence and reduce the potential need for further assistance in the future.

Our Methodology

We provide clinic-based ABA therapy in individual sessions with experienced RBTs and BCBAs held at the center, which provides consistent learning tailored to each child’s current goals. In small groups, we focus on teaching activities useful in a variety of social situations, helping our clients prepare for school, playdates, and other events. Our center follows an assent-based approach, meaning that children will never be forced to work at a table for extended periods of time and will always be given the opportunity to advocate for themselves, verbally or non-verbally.

All our sessions are structured using a playful approach. We utilize toys and activities selected and preferred by the child. The clinic is set up to emphasize a positive experience, offering private rooms, open spaces for learning, and a large open gym. We incorporate technology to help children continue to learn outside of their therapy sessions, using the same playful and fun apps at school and at home.

Insurance Partners

We are currently partnered with the insurance providers listed below and are planning to expand our coverage in the future. To avoid families paying for services out-of-pocket, we highly recommend that official diagnoses be provided by a licensed professional.

Our Services

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Early Intervention

We offer ABA therapy to children as early as 18-months-old to help build core abilities in daily life, communication, and socialization.

Clinic-based ABA Therapy

Individual sessions with experienced RBTs and BCBAs held at the center provide consistent learning tailored to each child’s current goals.

Family Guidance

We provide support and training on therapy procedures to families to ensure continued growth at home and to help navigate challenging situations.

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Group Sessions

In small groups we focus on teaching activities useful in a variety of social situations, helping our clients prepare for school, play dates, and other events.

ABA Therapy Chicago Team

We appreciate your interest in ABA therapy and will be happy to answer any of your questions! Get in touch with us if you have any inquiries regarding our practice or our methods of treatment. We welcome your questions by phone, email, the contact form on our site, or in person. For further details, please see our "Contact Us" page.

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