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The Place for Children with Autism

We specialize in providing the highest quality ABA therapy in a preschool-like setting for children with autism ages 2-6

Autism Treatment

Autism Treatment

The Place for Children with Autism creates individualized lesson plans to meet the unique needs of each child. Our full day (8 am to 4:30 pm) Applied Behavior Analysis program targets a variety of skills across many areas of development – including communication, socialization, independent living, and school readiness skills.

Award Winning Autism Services


We have been recognized as a Top 50 Healthcare Provider in the United States by the International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare. Our goal is to build on the foundation of your child’s success by helping them gain independence and preparing them with school readiness skills.

Autism Support

The journey of autism can be overwhelming, especially for a family with a newly diagnosed child. How do we deal with this unexpected turn in our lives? Which types of therapies are right for my child? Why doesn’t Medicaid cover these services? The process of finding the right provider should not be taken lightly. At The Place for Children with Autism, we take the time to educate our families of their options. We invite all families to come tour our centers and meet with an outreach specialist.

Autism Support

Hear From Our Families

Parents and caregivers are an active participant in your child’s therapy and development. We require all families to engage in parent training meetings at a minimum of once a month. During these meetings we will discuss your child’s progress, discuss any concerns you may have, and focus on teaching you basic ABA principles to ensure you understand how to best support your child’s development.

Annual Survey Results (2020):
  • 96% of parents say their child with autism is receiving the best services they can by the model we provide 96% 96%
  • 97.4% of parents say their child has made a lot of progress while being in the program 97.4% 97.4%
  • 98.8% of parents say they have a good relationship with their BCBA supervisor 98.8% 98.8%

Testimonial videos are from former clients and were unsolicited

We Change Lives Every Day

Interested in our services and inquiring about placement for your child?
We are now enrolling ages 2-6. Reach out today!

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Family Resources

Capitalizing on “Problem” Behavior: How ABA Helps Individuals with Autism Share Their Talents with the World
There is a large misconception that the main goal of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is to decrease certain behaviors that might be dangerous or interfere with an individual’s ability to participate in the community. Although ABA therapy can certainly help...
Comprehensive ABA Therapy or School: Which is Right for My Child with Autism?
As we look toward the new school year, many parents of young children with autism are faced with an important decision: enroll in a comprehensive therapy program, such as applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy, or opt for a school placement. In Illinois, if your...
10 Things to Expect from your ABA Provider
Choosing an Applied Behavior Analysis therapy provider is a very important decision. Much like deciding on childcare, a doctor, or school, this decision can impact the life of your child in some long-lasting ways. At The Place for Children with Autism, we’ve been...