The Autism Collective is working to end the isolation felt by those living with autism by uniting experts and connecting families. We coordinate early identification, diagnosis, therapy, services and support close to home – while collaborating and innovating to improve treatment, communication and quality of life. The Autism Collective is the relentless champion for every person living with autism.
No two organizations are better equipped to lead the effort to end the isolation of autism than founding members Easterseals Central Illinois and OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois. We bring together more than two centuries of expert, compassionate care for children, people with disabilities, and the underserved. In 2022, the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria joined as a collaborator, bringing their world-class expertise to the team.
New members who share our passion and commitment are welcome to join us. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details on how to get involved.
The Autism Collective provides services for anyone with an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis or pending diagnosis and their families. We serve all ages and all areas within the state of Illinois. This includes pediatric, transitional, and adult care. We can also assist you following a major life change. Our Staff can help connect you to the following services:
- Financial Planning
- Comprehensive care plans
- Transition to adulthood
- Support groups
- Mental health
- Insurance coverage
- Therapeutic interventions
- Medical specialists
Retired, Caterpillar, Inc.
Jason Rodeghero, PhD, MBA
Senior Vice President Occupational Health & Rehabilitation Services, OSF HealthCare
Retired, Easterseals Central Illinois
Sarah Stewart de Ramirez, MD
VP of Transformation & Innovation, OSF HealthCare
Executive Vice President of Services & Chief Program Officer, Easterseals Midwest
Dr. Wendy Burdo-Hartman
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
Stay engaged with The Autism Collective and help us in our quest to end the isolation of autism. Sign up to learn about new partners, new services and new research or join our efforts as a volunteer.