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Local Resources

Advocacy

Advocates for Access
http://advocatesforaccess.com/

Family Matters Parent Training and Information Center
866-436-7842
http://www.fmptic.org

Equip for Equality
http://www.equipforequality.org

Illinois Life Span
http://www.illinoislifespan.org

Illinois Network of Independent Living Center
http://www.incil.org

 

Diagnostics

The Antioch Group
309-692-6622
http://www.antiochgroup.com

Children’s Hospital of Illinois
309-681-6960
http://www.childrenshospitalofillinois.org

Easter Seals
309-686-1177
http://www.easterseals.com/ci/
Peoria Autism Resource Center Through Easter Seals

 

Doctors/Dentists

Rick Dental Group
Dr. Edward Rick
309-839-1677
http://www.rickdentalgroup.com

 

Grants
Recreation

Blue Ridge Farms
http://www.blueridgecommunityfarm.org/

Camp Big Sky
http://www.campbigsky.org/

HISRA—Heart of Illinois Special Recreation
https://hisra.org/

Illinois River Valley Special Recreation
http://www.irvsra.org/forms/IRVSRA_Spring_Brochure_2017.pdf
IRVSRA Program Manager: Casey Smith
E-mail: casey@irvsra.org
Phone: 309.201.4005

 

Support Groups

Autism McLean
www.autismmclean.org

Journey Autism
The first Monday of each month we meet at 6:00 pm at First Baptist church in Pekin, IL.  The church is at 700 W. Capitol Street and parking lot is at the corner of S. 4th and Washington.  Childcare and refreshments are provided. Please RSVP if childcare is needed.
https://www.facebook.com/journeyautismgroup/

Young Adults with Asperger’s Group
This group is through The Peoria Autism Society. Please email info@autismpeoria.com for information on the next meeting.

 

Therapies

Child’s Nature
Speech Pathology & AAC Specialist
309-745-5413
http://www.childsnature.org

Easter Seals
309-686-1177
http://www.easterseals.com/ci/
Peoria Autism Resource Center Through Easter Seals

Skill Sprout
Locations in Peoria, Washington, East Peoria, and Bloomington
309-713-2841
http://www.skillsprout.com/contact-us/locations/illinois/

Total Spectrum
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
844-263-1613
http://www.totalspectrumcare.com

 

National Resources