Resources and Useful LinksResourcesServices and supports available for students with disabilities.Things families can do to help with transition planning.Priority of Urgency for Need for Services - the first step towards getting services in Illinois.A county agency that supports individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities.Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
A PowerPoint about Federal benefits for people with disabilities and limited income.Valley View 365U Transition Manual
Community services and supports.Advocacy resources.Useful LinksCornerstone Services provides progressive, comprehensive services to people with disabilities promoting choice, dignity, and the opportunity to live and work in the community.The Illinois Department of Human Services can help you and your family meet your basic needs.
Guiding Light Counseling
Local mental heath and counseling services in Bolingbrook.
OverDrive Digital Library
Read books on your computer using our digital library.
Public bus transportation in the Chicago area.
Free cellphone program.
SSI (Social Security)
See how Social Security is there for you throughout every stage of your life.
College options for people with intellectual disabilities.
Tri-County Special Recreation Association
Tri County SRA provides year round fun and recreational opportunities for individuals with special needs and abilities.Trinity Services is a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization that provides services and supports to persons with disabilities.The Will-Grundy Center for Independent Living strives for equality and empowerment of persons with disabilities in the Will and Grundy County areas.Joliet Junior College
Empowering students with disabilities to enable equal access to an education at Joliet Junior College.Disability Specific WebsitesAutism A-Z
General information regarding Autism.
Autism After 16
Autism after 16 provides information and analysis of adult autism issues.
The Premier Source for Developmental Disability News.
Down Syndrome Ability Awareness
Video Link regarding "Ability Awareness" campaign for individuals with disabilities.
Website for Learning Disability and ADHD information and resources.
The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP)
A statewide network of more than 27 agencies devoted to supporting children with autism.
Transition WebsitesBeach Center on Disability
The Beach Center on Disability is a multi-disciplinary research and training center committed to making a diffference for people with disabilities
Preparing for the Transition from School to Supported Employment
Information for Parents about the Adult Service SystemStudent Corner
Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy
We provide an inclusive environment on a college campus, with opportunities for ELSA students to interact with their peers in various activities.
Federal Student Aid
Link to financial support for students with intellectual disabilities
Goal Setting and Planning for Students!
Business reviews by people with disabilities