FAST Services: Resource Center for Autism and Developmental Delays
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FAmily STart (FAST) Learning and Support Services, a division of the UIC Center for Literacy in the College of Education, empowers and strengthens Head Start families in Chicago.
The Resource Center for Autism and Developmental Delays (RCADD) provides support for those who care for, teach and serve children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delays. RCADD serves families currently enrolled in an Early Head Start or Head Start program as well as others throughout the Chicagoland area.
RCADD offers support at no cost to our patrons in the form of resources, referrals, training and ongoing consultations for families and professionals.
SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES AND PROFESSIONALS
If you are a family member or professional responsible for a child in the Early Head Start/Head Start program we invite you to visit one of our two RCADD centers for a tour. While visiting our center you can take advantage of our complimentary support offerings.