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Program Overview

pix075Aspire Children’s Services provides family-centered early intervention and specialized services for children with developmental delays or disabilities, and their families. We assist children with special needs in reaching their unique potential. Such needs include autism spectrum disorders, apraxia, cerebral palsy, chromosomal abnormalities and disorders, Down syndrome, feeding disorders, motor coordination disorders, physical disabilities, sensory integration issues and speech and language disorders.

Through our family-centered services, we help each family understand their child’s strengths and needs. Our team of pediatric therapists and specialized staff work with the family to set meaningful goals for the child and then provide the services that are tailored to each child, helping them to achieve those goals.

When parents enroll their child in Aspire Children’s Services, they also gain access to a variety of family support resources. By partnering with families, we help to build a foundation for the future for each child we serve.

Our services are available to children with developmental disabilities or delays who live within our 50-community service area. Aspire Children's Services is conveniently located near Wolf and Cermak Roads in Hillside, Illinois (map).

Our Services:

Our services for children include:

  • Developmental Evaluations
  • Developmental Therapy
  • Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy
  • Sensory Integration Therapy
  • Social Work Services
  • Health and Nutrition Support
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Feeding Therapy
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Alert/How Does Your Engine Run?

We offer additional opportunities for learning and support, and for families to meet and interact. These include:

  • Hearing, Orthopedic and Vision Clinics
  • Parent-Child Groups
  • Parent Education and Support Groups
  • Sibshops for brothers and sisters of children with disabilities

The dedicated professional team at Aspire Children’s Services offers an interdisciplinary approach to your child and family. Our staff has specialized training in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (The Baby Approach), Gait Assessment, Lite Gait Therapy, Kinesiotaping, Floortime, Infant Mental Health and Infant Massage, and Baby Yoga.

To learn more about Aspire Children’s Services, email Herb Washington, Vice President of Aspire Kids, or call 708.236.0979 x106.

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Success Stories

Joel Rides Roller Coaster

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Yolo and Donald Adams wondered if their son Joel was just going through the “terrible twos,” but Aspire confirmed Joel did have delayed sensory issues. He was hyperactive and afraid of slides at the playground. After only a year of therapy at Aspire, Joel is able to express his feelings without screaming. He recently went to Kiddieland and was able to ride the roller coaster. Read More

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