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TAP Family Resource Center

The center is available year-round and provides:

  • Services such as computing and laminating equipment, poster making, software and printing, including all necessary supplies
  • Resources and information on TAP partner centers and other services around the Chicago Metropolitan area
  • Literature in the form of informational flyers, leaflets and pamphlets addressing several developmental disorder issues from TAP, state education and health agencies
  • Information on current school events and important Autism related issues
  • A meeting area for families or school events
  • A monthly support meeting where guest speakers address the needs of families and children
  • Spanish translation services for the school and families


The center is open following the CPS school calendar and daily schedule. After hours events can also be accommodated.

Additional information can be obtained by contacting:

Jose L. Ovalle
Parent Liaison for Illinois Northern Region
The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP)
(312) 545-6371

1628 W Washington
Chicago, Illinois 60612

Phone: (773) 534-7405


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