• Education & Training Services 
    There are a variety of post-secondary education options and services within Will County, the surrounding area, and the state of Illinois.
    Questions to think about or ask service providers:
    1. What kind of education do I want or need to reach my career goals? 
    2. What skills do I need prior?
    3. What are the entrance requirements?
    4. What supports are available and how do I access them?
    5. What are the costs of your program? Are there resources available to help pay for this program? 
    6. What will I learn and what experiences will I have?
    7. Will I earn a certificate, diploma, or degree?
    8. Will people in this program help me find a job?
    9. What kind of job will I be able to get when I am finished?
    10. What are your strengths and weaknesses in relation to _________?
      a. Reading
      b. Math
      c. Writing
      d. Communication
      e. Self-Advocacy
      f. Study Skills

College Resources

  • Wilco Area Career Center

    Wilco Area Career Center

    Vocational education facility that focuses their instruction in one or more skills related to a specific trade or occupation.

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  • Western Illinois University

    Western Illinois University

    The role of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) is to facilitate equal access to University classes, programs, and activities for students with disabilities.

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  • Southern Illinois University

    Southern Illinois University

    Disability Support Services provides the required academic and programmatic support services to students with permanent and temporary disabilities. Disability services are located throughout the University in integrated settings. DSS provides centralized coordination and referral services.

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  • Northwestern Illinois University

    Northwestern Illinois University

    The University and AccessibleNU work to provide students with disabilities and other conditions requiring accommodation a learning and community environment that affords them full participation, equal access, and reasonable accommodation.

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  • Northern Illinois University

    Northern Illinois University

    Supports 400+ students. The program offers alternative admission considerations. Specialists are available to assist students with vision needs, hearing needs, medical needs, ADD, and learning disabilities. Special courses are available for Career Planning.

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  • Secondary Transition Experience Program

    360 Blair Lane, Door #13
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    Phone: (630) 679-1210
    Fax: (630) 679-1069

    Línea Telefónica en Español:
    (815) 886-2700 ext. 6477