Guiding Light Academy is a non-public, ISBE approved therapeutic day program.

What We Do

We provide an academic environment for students with special needs that support their individual strengths and learning styles to create life-long learners

Come Visit Us

Tours are available upon request throughout the school year during the school day Monday- Friday. Potential students are welcome to attend the tour with their family

Placement at Guiding Light Academy


Guiding Light Academy accepts referrals for students from various school districts in the Chicagoland area. Potential students must be in grades K-12 and have a primary diagnosis of Autism, Other Health Impairment, Intellectual Disability, and Developmental Delay.

Once accepted at Guiding Light Academy, we work closely with teachers, therapist, parents and the home school district to provide a rewarding school experience and the opportunity for successful integration in their home schools.

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Call now for more info:
Woodridge, IL (Academy-High School)-
(630) 739-7500
Woodridge, IL (Central-K-8) -
(630) 328-0438
Shorewood, IL (West) -
(815) 409-4495