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Transition: Independence Resources

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  • Independence Milestones Skills List

    The  Independence Milestones Skills List provides a checklist for youth to identify skills and abilities they have met as well as those areas where they may need additional focus.  Addresses such areas as nutrition, personal care, personal hygiene as well as mobility and independence. Some of these activities may not apply to everyone.   (English)  (Spanish)

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

    (English) (Spanish)

  • Becoming Self-Reliant: Skills Tips

    Self-Reliance for Children: (English) (Spanish)

    Self-Reliance for Teens: (English) (Spanish)

  • Bedwetting: Skills Tips

    (English) (Spanish)

  • Bus Training from RAMP

    RAMP helps people with disabilities learn how to use public transportation in Rockford and Belvidere through a cooperative effort with the Rockford Mass Transit District.

  • Central Illinois Public Transit

    Central Illinois Public Transit provides reliable and timely transportation that is wheelchair-accessible and compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The program serves the counties of Christian, Clay, Effingham, Fayette, Montgomery, Moultrie and Shelby.


  • Chores: Skills Tips

    Chores for Children: (English) (Spanish)

    Chores for Preteens:  (English) (Spanish)

    Chores for Teens:  (English) (Spanish)

  • Decision Making & Problem Solving: Skills Tips

    Decision making for Children: (English) (Spanish)

    Decision making for Teens: (English) (Spanish)

  • Driving in Illinois

    Provides information about what is required to obtain a drivers license in Illinois.

  • DuPage County Transition Planning Committee

    The DuPage County Transition Planning Committee puts together a guide to help students and their families with the process of transitioning from the public school system to adult services by providing information about resources in DuPage County that are available after high school.