College Planning Resources for Students with Disabilities
Tuesday October 20, 2020: Choices Fair 2020 hosted by Maine South High School - A regional post-secondary planning night for students with learning differences/disabilities/special needs who are college bound.
Additional information and resources can be accessed on the Choices website
Options Fair 2020 - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual resources will be offered throughout the 2020-21 school year to assist students with special needs and their families with topics associated to college and applicable services for after high school.Accessing 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 60515Michele.Cave@illinois.gov(630) 495-0500 main
(630) 495-0719 direct
(630) 495-4841 fax