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Enhancing Children's Lives Through Autism Therapy in Chicago and Surrounding Suburbs

Rise Up for Autism is an early intervention Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provider serving children ages 2-6. Our centers provide 1:1 therapy in a classroom setting to promote school readiness. We focus on communication, social, and independent living skills to help your child reach their full potential.

Rise Up For Autism

We Accept Most Insurance

Financial Assistance and Payment Plans Available

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Welcome to Your Premier Chicago Autism Center


With locations in Chicago, Aurora, Joliet, and Tinley Park, our specialized autism therapy services are dedicated to fostering meaningful growth at an early age, helping children with autism reach developmental milestones.

Our school-like centers enhance social skills and reduce challenging behaviors to ensure your child is ready for the traditional school setting and the next phase of their life.

  • Specializing in Early Intervention

  • School Readiness Program

  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT)

  • Collaboration with Schools & Outside Providers

  • Parent Training to Support Families

  • Free Consultations

About Us

Individualized Programs

We offer a range of individualized therapies and services designed to empower and support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our early intervention and school readiness program enhances both your child’s and your family’s quality of life.


Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy

Individualized 1:1 therapy focused on enhancing communication, social, self-help, and other critical skills.

Ready to Sign Up?

Take the first step towards transforming your child's future. Schedule a free consultation and get started today.



Steps Towards Autism Therapy


Initial Consultation

Begin with a free consultation with our Outreach and Family Support Coordinator.

We are here to walk you through each step, listen to your concerns, answer questions, or just talk. Don’t have an autism diagnosis yet? We’ll find a diagnostic provider near you!

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Benefits Check

We confirm your insurance benefits, discuss insurance coverage, and explore payment plans and financial support.

Insurance Coverage Information


Schedule a comprehensive assessment with a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA).

Get Started

Start ABA Therapy

We design an individualized 1:1 treatment plan for your child, enhancing their quality of life by developing communication, socialization, and self-care skills. Our trained therapists focus on improving behaviors that may be self-injurious or aggressive.

Our Services

What Makes Us Different?

Early Intervention

Research shows that ABA is most effective when started at an early age.

Center-Based with Flexible Scheduling

A more controlled learning environment eliminates distractions and provides an opportunity for children to socialize with their peers. Our centers offer full and half day options.

School Readiness

Our programming prepares your child for their next educational step.

Exceptionally Trained BCBAs and RBTs

Our specialists are Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs), ensuring top-tier care.

Benefits of ABA Therapy


At Rise Up for Autism, we’re committed to improving your child’s quality of life, and that starts with early intervention and a team of exceptionally trained, dedicated BCBAs and RBTs. Our therapists will help your child achieve developmental milestones through enriching, 1:1 therapy developing their communication, socialization, and independent living skills. If your child’s next step is school, our autism therapy centers offer school readiness programs that pave the way for success in their educational journey. Regardless of your child’s next steps, Rise Up will help them get there.

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Our Families Love Us


My child has benefited greatly from the ABA therapy program offered by Rise Up for Autism in Chicago. The center's caring and organized approach, along with the team's competence, have equipped my 6-year-old with the necessary tools for success.

Deuzt C.


Rise Up for Autism's team has been an extraordinary asset to our family. They deliver exceptional ABA therapy and have facilitated remarkable progress in our son's communication and social abilities.

Bonnie B.


Choosing to start our child at Rise Up for Autism for ABA therapy was the best decision we made. The personalized therapy plans, caring staff, and a welcoming atmosphere have made a significant impact on our child's growth. We are very grateful.

Liam S.


Rise Up for Autism's center-based facility in Chicago is highly recommended. For my three-year-old, it offers the ideal educational setting, and the therapists are not only highly qualified experts but also show a great deal of empathy and understanding.

Eric F.


Our experience with Rise Up for Autism has been truly exceptional. The dedication of the staff, the personalized approach to therapy, and the progress our child has made are beyond remarkable. We couldn't be happier with the support and care they provide.

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Our journey with Rise Up for Autism has been great! The therapists' dedication to our child's unique needs is evident and we've witnessed remarkable progress. We look forward to what's ahead!

Dennis G.


Chicago's Rise Up for Autism is fantastic! The counselors are skilled and compassionate. For my 4-year-old, the setting—which is comparable to school—has been beneficial. I value their commitment to assisting kids.

Gary G.


I'm really happy about Rise Up for Autism in Chicago! The therapists are doing a wonderful job treating my 6-year-old daughter, and I can tell that she is making progress in areas that will be important when she starts school.

Mary M.


My child has benefited greatly from the ABA therapy program offered by Rise Up for Autism in Chicago. My 6-year-old has all the tools he needs to achieve thanks to the team's experience and the center's organized, caring attitude.

King P.


Chicago's Rise Up for Autism is amazing! My three-year-old is in a friendly environment thanks to the kind personnel. The center's emphasis on tailored programs and an environment akin to a school has helped my child's progress.

Carla F.


Leading Experts in Autism Care

Dr. Carly Lapin

Dr. Carly Lapin


Kelly Finnegan

Kelly Finnegan

Co-Founder, Director of Business Administration

Anna Pajor

Anna Pajor

Director of Human Resources, SPHR

Jennifer Vorce

Jennifer Vorce

Regional Clinical Director, BCBA, M.Ed.

Meet Our Team

Join Our Team

Our team at Rise Up For Autism is ready to grow! We are passionate about providing exceptional therapies for our kids and bettering the lives of the families we work with.

We value every member of our team, from intake specialists to BCBAs, and we look forward to welcoming you into the Rise Up family. Reach out to us today to learn more.

Serving Families Throughout Chicago and Surrounding Suburbs

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Have Questions?

Take the first step in your child's autism journey. Contact Rise Up For Autism today to provide your family with unwavering support and care.

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