Autism Study

Identity First SPANS Flyer #2 (1)It can be difficult to identify services for autistic 3-5 year olds. This project may be able to help!

In this project, you may receive access to: (1) a family service navigator (a parent of an older autistic child who can help you navigate the service delivery system) and an app which will showcase the service needs and provide relevant referrals to service provider or (2) information, training and referral services to navigate services.

Who can participate?

If you are the parent of a 3-5 year old autistic child and living in Cook County, then you may be eligible for this project.

When and Where?

If you are assigned to a navigator, the navigator will meet with you over the phone and/or in-person at a mutually convenient date and location.

Complete surveys about your knowledge of autism services, empowerment, advocacy, service needs, and your child

Participate in interviews about the program

For participating in this project, you may receive up to $125.

If you are interested in participating, please complete the online registration and pre-survey here:

If you have questions, contact Meghan Burke:, 217-300-1226