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Giant Steps representatives visit Illinois Statehouse

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February 29, 2012

State Sen. Kirk Dillard welcomed to the Illinois Statehouse on Feb. 29 representatives from Giant Steps, a school and treatment center in Lisle established serve individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Sen. Dillard sponsored the law that facilitated the creation of the school, which has become a national model for the treatment of individuals afflicted with ASD. Giant Steps offers educational, therapeutic and recreational programs for elementary, junior high and high school students with ASD, their families and the community.

Pictured from left: Director of Advancement Dan Dahlke, Communications and Marketing Coordinator Joey Maasen, Sen. Dillard, and Chairman of the Giant Steps Board of Directors Christine Thornton Wiener.

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