Who do you Help?
Answer: We are delighted to help adults, teens and children with social difficulties, organizational and executive function challenges, whether diagnosed or not.
What does the Needs Assessment cover?
Answer: For adults, teens, and children, we look at communication skills, independent abilities, understanding of emotions, organizational skills, directed attention and the environmental influences to create a personalized action plan.
Do you provide one-on-one sessions and how often are they?
Answer: Yes, we do provide one-on-one sessions in our office in Lake Forest IL, or by Skype / FaceTime if you prefer. We will create a personalized schedule based on your needs.
What do your services cost?
Answer: Everything we do is personalized, please call us at 847-275-9413 to discuss your needs.
Who can attend an IEP meeting?
Answer: Parents or guardians should attend all IEP meetings. You have the right to bring an advocate to the meeting for additional support.
We understand the incredible amount of information shared at these meetings and have several ways we can support you. We can review any IEP drafts you receive. We can also attend the meeting with you and offer suggestions and support. If you've already had your IEP meeting, we can review the IEP document you received. We encourage you to utilize some of the 10 day review period to make sure you fully understand the IEP.
Why are there so few girls with autism/Asperger's syndrome?
Answer: The diagnostic criteria for ASD was developed based on the observations of autistic boys. Girls present with different symptoms. As a result, girls tend to be underdiagnosed.
What is the correct way to refer to someone on the autism spectrum?
Answer: You may either say a person is autistic or that he/she has autism.
I heard someone with autism refer to me as neurotypical. What does that mean?
Answer: A neurotypical person is someone without ASD.