Autism Speaks Chicagoland

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01/02/2024

Parents and caregivers of children with autism have a new tool in their tool box: a video training series to help them support their child’s development at home.
https://okt.to/z7mJZ0

Content adapted from WHO Caregiver Skills Training Program for Families of Children with Developmental Delays and disabilities. (draft version 3.0) ---------...

Wishing everyone a happy New Year! 🎉
01/01/2024

Wishing everyone a happy New Year! 🎉

12/12/2023

Parents and caregivers of children with autism have a new tool in their tool box: a video training series to help them support their child’s development at home.
https://okt.to/cFtYRy

Content adapted from WHO Caregiver Skills Training Program for Families of Children with Developmental Delays and disabilities. (draft version 3.0) ---------...

It’s not too late to visit Santa! The staff at Cherry Hill Programs are experts at creating holiday memories for all fam...
12/11/2023

It’s not too late to visit Santa! The staff at Cherry Hill Programs are experts at creating holiday memories for all families.

Experience the magic of visiting Santa while also showing your support for Autism Speaks. Find a location near you at https://okt.to/HgM4lt

We are looking forward to the 8th Annual Autism Speaks Chip In Casino Night on April 27 at City Hall Events. Please join...
12/07/2023

We are looking forward to the 8th Annual Autism Speaks Chip In Casino Night on April 27 at City Hall Events. Please join us for this legendary casino-themed event and culinary experience from some of Chicago’s premier local dining establishments. An open bar and silent auction enhance the evening of unforgettable gaming fun. Sponsorship, tickets, and restaurant partner opportunities are still available! https://act.autismspeaks.org/site/Calendar?id=105843&view=Detail

12/05/2023

Signing up for My Autism Guide gives you access to personalized content and resources based on your specific needs. It’s free - get started today.

https://okt.to/yFBNqe

Thanksgiving may have been last week, but we are so thankful for Jet's Pizza and their Chicagoland locations for the inc...
12/01/2023

Thanksgiving may have been last week, but we are so thankful for Jet's Pizza and their Chicagoland locations for the incredible fundraiser they did in support of our community and mission! In just two days, these teams and their awesome customers raised more than $7k! WOW! Thank you! Thank you!

Santa can’t wait to meet your family! Santa Cares events, created in partnership with Cherry Hill Programs, let you shar...
11/30/2023

Santa can’t wait to meet your family!

Santa Cares events, created in partnership with Cherry Hill Programs, let you share the magic of visiting Santa in a sensory-friendly environment while also showing your support for Autism Speaks.

Events take place Dec. 3, 2023 at hundreds of locations across North America before regular venue hours. Reservations are required, though they are free of charge.

Spots are filling up fast, so hurry and book your visit! https://okt.to/8XKwPj

TODAY is Giving Tuesday! Can you help us reach our goal Chicagoland goal of raising $10,000 today?! Visit our website an...
11/29/2023

TODAY is Giving Tuesday! Can you help us reach our goal Chicagoland goal of raising $10,000 today?! Visit our website and select your favorite walk location and donate today: act.autismspeaks.org/chicagowalks

Our Autism Response Team (ART) is an information line for the autism community. Our team members are specially trained t...
11/27/2023

Our Autism Response Team (ART) is an information line for the autism community. Our team members are specially trained to provide personalized information and resources to autistic people and their families.

https://okt.to/XEyPen

The Autism Response Team can answer your questions, connect you with tools and resources, and help you find autism services and supports in your community.

This upcoming Tuesday November 28th, is Giving Tuesday, and we are working hard to meet our fundraising goals for this W...
11/27/2023

This upcoming Tuesday November 28th, is Giving Tuesday, and we are working hard to meet our fundraising goals for this Walk season! Can you help us raise $10,000 by Tuesday?! We could not continue to fund research, advocacy efforts, and provide free resources on our website without the donations we raise from the walk! Visit our website and select your favorite walk location and donate today: act.autismspeaks.org/chicagowalks

Black Friday shopping?! Consider saving some for us! This upcoming Tuesday November 28th, is Giving Tuesday, and we are ...
11/24/2023

Black Friday shopping?! Consider saving some for us! This upcoming Tuesday November 28th, is Giving Tuesday, and we are working hard to continue to meet our fundraising goals for this Walk season! Can you help us raise $10,000 by Tuesday?! Visit our website and select your favorite walk location and donate today: act.autismspeaks.org/chicagowalks

This year and every year, we are THANKFUL for our Chicagoland Walk Sponsors! We could not do what we do without your con...
11/23/2023

This year and every year, we are THANKFUL for our Chicagoland Walk Sponsors! We could not do what we do without your continued support! THANK YOU!!

The most wonderful time of year is here! We’ve partnered with Cherry Hill Programs to make the magic of visiting Santa a...
11/22/2023

The most wonderful time of year is here!

We’ve partnered with Cherry Hill Programs to make the magic of visiting Santa accessible for all ages and abilities.

Our Santa Cares events allow your family to visit Santa at hundreds of locations across America in a sensory-friendly environment, and let you show your support for Autism Speaks.

To help reduce crowds, free reservations are required in advance. Events take place Dec. 3, 2023.

Find a participating location and book your visit today! https://okt.to/QVz9ZA

11/21/2023

Parents and caregivers of children with autism have a new tool in their tool box: a video training series to help them support their child’s development at home.
https://okt.to/VLBxGD

Content adapted from WHO Caregiver Skills Training Program for Families of Children with Developmental Delays and disabilities. (draft version 3.0) ---------...

We want to kick off our week of thanks by thanking all of you! Thank you for following/liking us, for engaging, for shar...
11/20/2023

We want to kick off our week of thanks by thanking all of you! Thank you for following/liking us, for engaging, for sharing your stories, for sending a message when you are looking for support, and for being part of our community! We wish all of you a wonderful week!

THANK YOU to our Suburban Chicago Walk Grand Club Members! Our Grand Club members are individuals who have fundraised $1...
11/20/2023

THANK YOU to our Suburban Chicago Walk Grand Club Members! Our Grand Club members are individuals who have fundraised $1,000 prior to, or at Walk Day! Way-to-go!! We are so grateful for your support!

THANK YOU to our Downtown Chicago Walk Grand Club Members! Our Grand Club members are individuals who have fundraised $1...
11/19/2023

THANK YOU to our Downtown Chicago Walk Grand Club Members! Our Grand Club members are individuals who have fundraised $1,000 prior to, or at Walk Day! Way-to-go!! We are so grateful for your support!

The most wonderful time of year is here! We’ve partnered with Cherry Hill Programs to make the magic of visiting Santa a...
11/17/2023

The most wonderful time of year is here!

We’ve partnered with Cherry Hill Programs to make the magic of visiting Santa accessible for all ages and abilities. Our Santa Cares events allow your family to visit Santa at hundreds of locations across America in a sensory-friendly environment, and let you show your support for Autism Speaks.

To help reduce crowds, free reservations are required in advance. Events take place Dec. 3, 2023. Find a participating location and book your visit today!

https://okt.to/m1lqnR

Signing up for My Autism Guide gives you access to personalized content and resources based on your specific needs. It’s...
11/17/2023

Signing up for My Autism Guide gives you access to personalized content and resources based on your specific needs. It’s free - get started today.

https://okt.to/hvNDxG

My Autism Guide is your personalized online portal that will deliver you customized autism information and resources based upon the information that you prov...

We are less than 6 months away from the 2024 Autism Speaks Chip In Casino Night! The night will feature food from some o...
11/17/2023

We are less than 6 months away from the 2024 Autism Speaks Chip In Casino Night! The night will feature food from some of Chicago's hottest restaurants, an auction with unbelievable items, amazing drinks and games galore. It will truly be a night that can't be missed! For more information on Sponsorship and Restaurant Opportunities reach out to [email protected]. Follow the link below to secure your tickets today and join us on April 27, 2024 for a night out benefiting a great mission! www.autismspeaks.org/chipin

Alex LaMorie serves on the advisory board for autismandgrief.org, a new website for adults with autism who are grieving,...
11/16/2023

Alex LaMorie serves on the advisory board for autismandgrief.org, a new website for adults with autism who are grieving, their families, and professionals in supportive roles. The site was underwritten by the NLM Family Foundation and developed by Hospice Foundation of America, self advocates, and autism and grief experts.

https://okt.to/E29rGR

Alex Lamorie is on a mission to help adults on the spectrum better understand grief. He is on the advisory board for autismandgrief.org.

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce that Russell Shilling, Ph.D., has joined our Medical and Science Advisory Committee...
11/15/2023

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce that Russell Shilling, Ph.D., has joined our Medical and Science Advisory Committee. The committee provides continual guidance to Autism Speaks leadership on achieving our scientific mission of driving research and innovation that advances care for autistic individuals and their families.
https://okt.to/4MOCDQ

Russell Shilling, Ph.D., has joined Autism Speaks Medical and Science Advisory Committee. The committee provides guidance on achieving our scientific mission. Read more.

11/14/2023

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