Autism Resources

We've prepared the following list of autism resources throughout the South Bend, Indiana region.

What to consider when choosing a provider in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Where and How to Find an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Provider or Center

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This article provides an intensive list of questions that your ABA provider or center should be able and willing to answer for you as you seek the provider that is right for your child’s and family’s needs.

What to consider When Looking for a Qualified ABA Provider

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This article provides a detailed explanation on what elements go into making a quality ABA center, and outlines gold standard treatment expectations to look for when interviewing your potential providers.

Tips for Choosing a Provider for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

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This article provides tips on how to prepare prior to looking for and interviewing ABA centers.


Autism Speaks

888.288.4762 | Visit Website
Autism Speaks calls on nation’s leaders to adequately fund critically needed research and support services.

Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs

1703 S. Ironwood Drive South Bend IN 46613
574.234.7101 | Visit Website

Parents helping parents by providing educational trainings and resources to support and assure appropriate services.


1415 Lincolnway W Suite D Osceola, IN 46561
574.675.0726 | Visit Website

Providing families with residential support, day services, respite support, wellness coordination, and recreational opportunities.


Special Needs Alliance

Camps & Activities.

Chuck E Cheese Sensory Sensitive Sunday’s

822 W. McKinley, Mishawaka, IN 46545
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9:00AM-11:00AM- First Sunday of every month

Sky Zone- Special Friends

5604 Grape Rd. Mishawaka, IN 46564
574.208.5005 | Visit Website

11:00AM- 12:00PM-Every 2nd and 4th Sunday

Mental Health

Bowen Center

St. Joseph Mobile County

Sarah Mak, Assistant Director
574.440.5261 | Visit Website

Additional Resources.

Department of Defense

Special Needs Parent Tool Kit

Operation Autism

Michiana Autism Community (MAC)

South Bend, IN
Pam Wilfing
Contact Via Email

Meets every last Friday of the month
Led by LCSW and Certified Autism Specialist

Asperger Autism Group of Goshen

Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool

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Helps find the SS benefits you are eligible for

Indiana Medicaid

Assist individuals in being active members in the community by providing income rather than institutionalization

Social Security Adult Disability

Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)/ Indiana

2 North Meridian Street, Section 7-B,
Indianapolis, IN 46204

800.475.1355 | Contact Via Email | Visit Website

Indiana Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) provides supplemental medical coverage to help families of children who have serious, chronic medical conditions, age birth to 21 years of age, who meet the program’s financial and medical criteria, pay for treatment related to their child’s condition (CSHCS, 2017)