The Autism Program at Easterseals
We provide evidence-based screenings, diagnostics, trainings, information, and resources related to autism spectrum disorder.
The Autism Program (TAP) at Easterseals serves the counties of JoDaviess, Lake, Stephenson, Boone, Winnebago, McHenry, Northern Ogle, and Dekalb.
The Autism Program at Easterseals (TAP) provides evidence-based screenings, diagnostics, trainings, information, and resources related to autism spectrum disorder. The outreach program is for individuals living with an autism spectrum disorder and the families, caregivers, and professionals who support them.
Who is eligible for an autism spectrum disorder assessment from The Autism Program at Easterseals?
Family Navigation and Parent Coaching
Family Community Resource Room
Lori Davie is the program manager for The Autism Program (TAP) at Easterseals.View Full Bio
University of Illinois, Rockford
1601 Parkview Avenue
Rockford, IL 61107 , IL 61107
Check out upcoming events.
- 03/15/2023 at 5:15 pm
Autism Social Skills for High School to Age 22
TAP is offering a 15-week social skills group for high school to age 22. Social skills groups will take place every Wednesday starting on March 15, 2023 - June 21, 2023.
- 04/05/2023 at 9:00 am
The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP) Symposium 2023
Registration for the 2023 virtual TAP Autism Symposium is open.The event will feature both national and state-level autism experts. The keynote speaker, Connie Kasari, Ph.D, will present An Early Intervention Model for Children with Autism.
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St. Patrick's Family Fun Night Enjoyed by All
St. Patrick's Family Fun Night at the Winnebago Public Library was a great success.
Clark and Horwitz Named New VPs of Pillars: Disability and Early Learning
To better deliver on our mission to transform the lives of early learners and individuals of all abilities through access to expert educational, family, and community support through two pillars of work: Early Learning and Disability, we have created two new roles: Vice President of Disability Services and Vice President of Early Learning Services.
12th Annual Autism Awareness Night with the Rockford IceHogs
On January 21, more than 6,400 fans packed the BMO Center in Rockford to celebrate the 12th Annual Autism Awareness Night with the Rockford IceHogs. This was a SOLD OUT event—the first of the season for the IceHogs—and a portion of the ticket sales went back to supporting The Autism Program at Easterseals.
Help us Embrace Abilities, Expand Possibilities with a Year-End Gift
Help us in Embracing Abilities, Expanding Possibilities. That's our tagline and North star. Every person our affiliate serves has unique abilities. Our job is to help those abilities shine to expand their possibilities today and in the future.
Episode 3: How to Turn Around a Nonprofit in Crisis
When Sara Ray Stoelinga became the new President & CEO of Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford in May 2019, the organization was in financial and organizational crisis. They were more than $22 million in debt with an additional several million dollars in unpaid bills and were barely making payroll. The direction and sustainability of the agency were uncertain. This podcast delves into how Stoelinga — together with the Board of Directors, strong new senior leaders, and essential external partners — righted the ship at the non-profit and the lessons learned along the way on the journey from organizational peril to a future of growth and prosperity.