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The best practice autism program
at the intersection of hope and innovation.

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We are a student-centered
team of devoted professionals
committed to best
practice interventions

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Provide Chicago-area families resources and expert guidance
as they navigate the life-long
journey of autism

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a 2023 Toyota Sequoia
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We are a student-centered
team of devoted professionals committed to the
best practice interventions
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Autism Resources

Provide Chicago-area families resources and expert
guidance as they navigate
the life-long journey of autism
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a 2023 Toyota Sequoia
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What’s our mission?

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation creates opportunities and programs to educate individuals with autism through proven interventions to increase independence, encourage meaningful lifelong pursuits, and enrich the community at large.
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Our ISBE-approved program is a therapeutic day school (ages 5-22) where students have the opportunity to take personalized courses similar to their home school districts, but with intense individual attention, modifications and accommodations, and greater structure. Our interdisciplinary approach supports the core challenges of autism spectrum disorders through Evidence-Based Practices that help students develop new skills and enhance personal talents and strengths as they navigate towards independent thriving futures.

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These programs and pilots foster independence through coursework and includes practice training in real-world environments. Focusing on three main areas: Independent Living, Social Communication, and Employability Skills. The admissions process is based on student-specific needs and current skillset and classroom structure fosters a learning environment conducive to individualized instruction. We partner with businesses to provide students access to hands-on training opportunities in real and mock work settings.

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Our ISBE-approved program is a therapeutic day school (ages 5-22) where students have the opportunity to take personalized courses similar to their home school districts, but with intense individual attention, modifications and accommodations, and greater structure. Our interdisciplinary approach supports the core challenges of autism spectrum disorders through Evidence-Based Practices that help students develop new skills and enhance personal talents and strengths as they navigate towards independent thriving futures.

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These program and pilots fosters independence through coursework and includes practice training in real-world environments. Focusing on three main areas: Independent Living, Social Communication, and Employability Skills. The admissions process is based on student-specific needs and current skillset and classroom structure fosters a learning environment conducive to individualized instruction. We partner with businesses to provide students access to hands-on training opportunities in real and mock work settings.

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Annually we serve 40 students ages 5-22 in
our CN Day School.

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82% of every donation directly supports students, families,
and programs.

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On average, 24 students participate in our
Foglia Family Adult Services every year.

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The use of sound behavioral assessment and intervention practices in a school setting puts Turning Pointe Autism Foundation among the elite school-based programs in the country.

– Timothy Vollmer, PH.D., BCBA-D

University of Florida

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The use of sound behavioral assessment and intervention practices in a school setting puts Turning Pointe Autism Foundation among the elite school-based programs in the country.

– Timothy Vollmer

University of Florida

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  1500 West Ogden Avenue

Naperville, IL 60540

  contactus@turningpointeaf.org

   630.570.7948

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Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation Foglia Family Adult Services is a Certified Autism Center by the IBCCES and the Adult Day Pilot is accredited by CARF.

Our organization does not discriminate in employment or the provision of educational services on the basis on race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, citizenship status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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  1500 West Ogden Avenue

Naperville, IL 60540

  contactus@turningpointaft.org

   630.570.7948

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Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation Foglia Family Adult Services is a Certified Autism Center by the IBCCES and the Adult Day Pilot is accredited by CARF.

Our organization does not discriminate in employment or the provision of educational services on the basis on race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, citizenship status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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