our headquarters is officially open!

Bring your Superheroes to come play for open gym hours!

4205 Galleria 

Loves Park, IL 61111



Summer hours begin June 1st!

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-12 and 4-7

Saturday 9-12


Registration forms are required.  Either print and bring the ones below or we have plenty at the front desk for you.  Documentation of a special need that can benefit from the sensory gym is required to participate. (IEP, IFSP, 504 plan, doctors note, current therapist note)

The Superhero Center for Autism Registration Form
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About Us

The Superhero Center for Autism is a non-profit organization offering support, education, and resources for individuals with autism and other special needs and their families.  We are opening a building in the Rockford, Illinois area where kiddos with special needs can just be: be safe, be empowered, be supported, and be themselves.  This will be a judgment free place, open to all kiddos with special needs and their families.  Superheroes will be welcome to participate in various groups, classes, and outings, or simply come to the center to enjoy our sensory gym during free time. 


To support our superheroes and their families, we will offer support groups for superheroes, parents, and superhero siblings to build relationships, share ideas, and discuss how special needs play such a big role in their lives.  In addition to our support groups, we will offer parents resources to help navigate through the special needs world including IEPs, therapy options, and daily life challenges.  Superhero siblings will have a room just for them to take a break and be themselves, as well as a special siblings only night of fun filled activities geared towards celebrating who they are as superhero siblings and how much we appreciate them. 

Thanks to our Superhero sprint 5k Sponsors!

  • Gold Level Sponsors:
  • Barb and Jim Mazurek
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
  • Jim and Arlene Mazurek
  • The Walter Mazurek Family
  • Williams McCarthy LLP
  • Silver Level Sponsors:
  • BIMBO Bakeries USA
  • Salamone’s North
  • SwedishAmerican
  • Bronze Level Sponsors:
  • Aubrie and Brody Dornink
  • Burger King
  • Cardinal Staffing Services
  • Cleo
  • Fleet Feet
  • Janet Churchill Stinde, Realtor Maurer Real Estate Group
  • Hononegah Animal Hospital
  • Basement Productions Ltd.

Special thanks to OSF Lifeline Ambulance for attending the event to keep everybody safe!

Want to help?

Donations can be made by clicking the "Donate" button at the bottom of the page or by mailing a check to:


The Superhero Center for Autism

PO Box 513 

Poplar Grove, IL 61065

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