Resources for Students with Disabilities


  • Choices Fair

    The Choices website is a wealth of information on post-secondary planning for students with disabilities and their families. Each fall, a regional post-secondary planning night is held for students with learning differences/disabilities/special needs who are college bound. 

    • The Choice Fair 2021 will be held virtually on October 26, 2021. More details will be posted as they are availble.


    Options Fair
    The Options Fair was established to offer students with special needs and their families an opportunity to meet with colleges and universities as well as agencies that can provide services after high school.

    • The Options Fair 2021 will be held virtually on October 6, 2021 from 6-8pm

     


  • Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Support

    Any person, at any age, with a disability or suspected disability, can contact IDHS for educational and/or career support. As part of the applicable programming, high school students may be eligible to receive funding assistance for postsecondary education at technical/trade schools and 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities. The forms below provide additional information regarding this process and it is recommended that all inquiries be directed to:
     
    Ms. Michele L. Cave, M.S.
    Senior Rehabilitation Counselor
    VR Transition, District 620
    2901 Finley Rd., Suite #109
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    Michele.Cave@illinois.gov
    (630) 495-0500 main
    (630) 495-0719 direct
    (630) 495-4841 fax