Combating Autism

Have Dreams

Autism Speaks Chicago

Aspire

Phone: 847 685 0250

Address: 515 Busse Highway, Suite 150 Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

Phone: 224 567 8573

Address: N/A Walks are held in different areas

Phone: 773 878 7868

Address: 3235 West Montrose Chicago, IL 60618

Have Dreams is an organization aimed to help kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder to learn, function and socialize with other people. Volunteers will be helping/participating in a mentor program for these students and partake in a peer training program, these are among many other opportunities provided by the group. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.    

Autism Speaks is an organization dedicated/aimed at funding biomedical research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism. Also, to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals and their families. Volunteers will be helping with running booths at the Autism Speaks Walk and helping with fundraising for the organization, among many other volunteer opportunities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Aspire is an organization dedicated to creating a family-centered support system for children with disabilities, such as autism, and their families.  Volunteers will be helping with all events that Aspire puts on, including professional events regarding the illness, and other events throughout the year. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.    

Talk About Curing Autism

Little City

Giant Steps

Phone: (949) 640-4401

Address: Locations that hold seminars throughout the city

Phone: (847) 358-5510

Address: 1760 West Algonquin Road Palatine, IL 60067

Phone: (630) 864-3800

Address: 2500 Cabot Dr. Lisle, IL 60532  

TACA is an organization that focuses on talking about Autism and help spread the word on what Autism is. They hold seminars that deal with certain issues dealing with Autism and participate in various days that help raise awareness, including Jeans Day for Autism. Volunteers will be helping with the seminars that are held and help with sign in and making the kids feel comfortable. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Little City is an organization that is focused on providing autistic kids and adults with the opportunity to learn, stay active, and enjoy life. Volunteers will participate in group projects with autistic kids and adults, including home building, landscaping, clean ups, among many other volunteer opportunities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

Giant Steps is an organization focused on providing education, therapeutic and recreational programs for Elementary, Junior High and High School students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Volunteers will be participating in 5k walks for the students, raising money for the organization, help at the school, among other opportunities. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.    

Easterseals

TAP

KEEN

Phone: 312-491-4110

Address: 1939 West 13th Street, Suite 300, Chicago, IL

Phone: (217) 525-8332

Address: 5220 S. 6th Street Rd., ste 1700 Springfield IL 62703

Phone:  312 876 2535

Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities to address life's challenges and help them achieve their personal goals.  Volunteers will help with drives for the kids that are in care of this organization, walks, among other opportunities throughout the year. Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.   

TAP (The Autism Program of Illinois) serves and supports people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families through trained professionals in the surrounding area that give the families relief and answers they might need. Volunteers will become TAP Service Partners’ assistants, who essentially will provide support for the families going through the process, also volunteers with help with special events, among other opportunities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.

KEEN aims to Empower youth with disabilities by providing free, non-competitive one-to-one programs of exercise, fitness and fun, led by volunteer coaches. Volunteers will be helping/participating in these classes for the kids, becoming the volunteer coaches, which are among many other opportunities.  Click below to learn more and to see how you can start volunteering today.