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Special Needs Education in a Non-Traditional Setting

PlayThinks is proud to offer the PlayThinks Educational Support Program for homeschooled children or those who don't thrive in the traditional school environment. We offer a half-day or full day educational program. Our learners enjoy a full suite of educational services including Limudei Kodesh,  Limudei Chol, specialized ABA therapy for children with mild to moderate autism, and plenty of opportunities to work one-on-one with our instructors. Our learners make tremendous strides in their studies as well as their social-emotional needs!


Our Process

At PlayThinks, we specialize in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services tailored to support individuals diagnosed with autism. Our dedicated team works with you to personalize your program to suit the specific needs and strengths of your child.

With PlayThinks ABA services, families can expect:

  1. Individualized Plans: We create custom behavior intervention plans designed to enhance social skills, communication, and daily living activities, fostering independence and growth.

  2. Play-Based Learning: Through fun and engaging activities, we use play as a powerful tool for teaching new skills and reinforcing positive behaviors.

  3. Skilled Therapists: Our team consists of highly trained and compassionate therapists who provide one-on-one support, ensuring each child receives the attention they deserve.

  4. Family Involvement: We believe in collaboration, working closely with families to provide guidance, training, and resources for continued progress beyond therapy sessions.

  5. Progress Tracking: PlayThinks uses data-driven methods to monitor progress, allowing us to make informed adjustments to programs and celebrate milestones together.

At PlayThinks, we are committed to creating a nurturing environment where children with autism can thrive, learn, and reach their full potential through the power of play.

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We work closely with Chicago Public School in the evaluation process to ensure your child receives the services needed. Tuition assistance is available through IDEA for children found eligible.



PlayThinks has rolling enrollment windows. Check the dates below to ensure that your child is enrolled in our program at a specific date!

Fall Registration Date

Register by 8/1/2024

Winter Registration Date

Register by 10/1/2024

Spring Registration Date

Register by 12/1/2024



Shortly after accepting your child to PlayThinks Educational Services, we will send out additional medical forms and waivers. Make sure to submit these before your learner begins classes!

Educational Support Application

Preferred Program Time
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