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  • DSCC’s Money Management Skills Sheet

    The Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) created this Money Management Skills Sheet to help youth with special healthcare needs learn about managing money, budgeting and setting up credit as they transition to adulthood.

    Money Management tip sheet in English

    Money Management tip sheet in Spanish (Coming soon)

  • DSCC’s Point of Entry to Services in Illinois for Individuals With Developmental Disabilities (PUNS) Tip Sheet

    The Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) created this tip sheet to help youth with special healthcare needs and their families learn about registering for PUNS. PUNS stands for Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services. It is the point of entry to services in Illinois for individuals with developmental disabilities.

    The Illinois Department of Human Services’ Division of Developmental Disabilities uses the PUNS database to identify who needs services and what services they need.

    Children, teens and adults with developmental disabilities who need or want services or supports can enroll in PUNS.

    Point of Entry to Services in Illinois for Individuals With Developmental Disabilities (PUNS) tip sheet in English

    Point of Entry to Services in Illinois for Individuals With Developmental Disabilities (PUNS) tip sheet in Spanish (Coming soon)

  • DSCC’s Gaining Work Experience Tip Sheet

    The Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) Gaining Work Experience tip sheet was created to help youth with special healthcare needs build skills, explore opportunities and learn about the many ways to gain work experience and find a job you love. The tip sheet also includes resources for transition and employment, building a resume and more.

    Gaining Work Experience tip sheet in English

    Gaining Work Experience tip sheet in Spanish