How We Help

For half a century The Hope Institute has been a voice for children with developmental disabilities. Hope understands how to teach, support and care for children who have autism, developmental disabilities and emotional challenges.

Whether your family is seeking educational, residential, health care or other comprehensive family resources, we can provide you the resources you need for your child to reach their greatest potential.

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Family Resources


The Hope School Learning Center

The Hope School Learning Center offers a variety of programs designed for children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities. The programs are developed so that each child can achieve his/her maximum potential.




The Hope Institute Learning Academy

The Hope Institute Learning Academy is an innovative contract school in the Chicago Public School System built upon the concept of responsible inclusion and a “best practices” approach to education.