Changing Lives Today

Have Dreams is a Chicago-area nonprofit serving children, teens and young adults impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We offer after-school, workplace training and adult day programs, along with diagnostic and family support services. Serving ages 16 months to adulthood, we offer a broad range of programs to serve the full range of the autism spectrum.

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Meet Our Partners

Meet our friends who support Have Dreams and help keep our "dreams" going.

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Thank You
Meet Our Partners

Meet our friends who support Have Dreams and help keep our "dreams" going.

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Thank You
Meet Our Partners

Meet our friends who support Have Dreams and help keep our "dreams" going.

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Thank You
Meet Our Partners

Meet our friends who support Have Dreams and help keep our "dreams" going.

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Our Story

If you meet an individual with autism, you have met one individual with autism. 1-59 people are touched by autism and all of their stories are different. This is a snapshot of the individuals and families who have been impacted by Have Dreams. Play Video

Give A Child The Future They Deserve

Make a difference in the lives of individuals with autism through an online contribution, an in-kind or wish list donation, or through planned giving opportunities benefitting Have Dreams' programs.
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Make An Online Donation To Have Dreams

Make a general donation, scholarship, tribute, or memorial donation

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Make A Monthly Donation

Join Have Dreams' monthly giving program

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Make A Planned Gift of Stock Donation

Contact us to learn about planned gift of stock donations

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Make An In-Kind Or Wish List Donation

Provide needed items and supplies for programs

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Join Team Have Dreams: Running for Autism

Join Team Have Dreams to run and train with one of the top coaches in Chicago, Jenny Harrison. Coach Jenny as her athletes call her has agreed to coach Team Have Dreams runners as they train for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Volunteer At Have Dreams

Volunteer your time at Have Dreams as a part of our "Social Buddies/Peer Mentors" program or in a variety of other ways

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Board Involvement

If you are interested in learning more about membership on the Have Dreams Board of Directors, please contact Bobbi Frazes Goldman at 847.685.0250 x112 or bgoldman@havedreams.org

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Programs That Make Difference

From early intervention to job training, Have Dreams is here to help you and your family grow and succeed.