The Institute For Communicative Disorders
provides speech therapy services for children and adults who stutter and children on the autism spectrum. Established in 1987 by Dr. Howard D. Schwartz, the ICD has been successfully providing services in the Chicagoland area for the past 22 years.


We get results.

We are a practice of speech language pathologists who specialize in working with children and adults who stutter and children with communicative disorders associated with Autism. We know what we are doing and our clients and parents of clients can attest to our success. Want to talk with a parent of one of our clients? Let us know and we will make arrangements for a contact.


The Institute For Communicative Disorders has developed a series of proven and well-tested therapy programs that are uniquely tailored to the specific needs of the child, adolescent or adult exhibiting stuttering, autistic behavior or various other speech and language disorders.