Landmark Autism Genetic Study Seeking Participants

  Chicago, IL, March, 2018 – Families affected by autism can participate in the nation's largest study to uncover important genetic links to the condition by attending an on-site registration and data collection event in Lisle, IL. The event will take place on April 7 th from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Giant Steps, a therapeutic day school for indi...
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THE SECOND CITY TRAINING CENTER AND GIANT STEPS BRING ‘IMPROV FOR AUTISM’ TO THE SUBURBS

CHICAGO (November 13, 2017) – The Second City Training Center (SCTC), the world's largest school of improvisation and part of Chicago's legendary comedy institution, The Second City, is proud to bring its groundbreaking Improv for Autism classes to the Western suburbs. Beginning Saturday, January 13th, the SCTC's Wellness Program workshops will be ...
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GIANT STEPS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE TO CELEBRATE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF 2017 AND THE FUTURE FOR 2018

  November 15, 2017 – Giant Steps Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit school for students with autism located in Lisle, IL and programming for adults living with autism located in Sugar Grove, IL., is opening the Lisle campus doors to the public, Tuesday, December 7 th from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Holiday Open House event will provide a glimpse into...
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GIANT STEPS CANOPY OPEN HOUSE TO SHOWCASE THE FUTURE OF SERVICES FOR ADULTS LIVING WITH AUTISM

November 1, 2017 – Giant Steps Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which is comprised of a specialized, therapeutic day school – K-12 – and programming for adults living with autism, is opening the doors to their Canopy Adult Services Program (CASP) to public, Saturday, November 4 th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The CASP Open House event will provide a glim...
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6,758: THE AMOUNT OF STEPS IT TAKES TO IMPROVE A LIFE

  6,758: This number may seem random; high even. However, this is the number of steps the average person takes during a 5K walk. Giant Steps is challenging all of Chicagoland to take these steps to raise awareness for autism during the Annual 5K Walk for Autism at Rich Harvest Farms on October 7 th . The family-focused event will also provide ...
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