Transition: Education Resources
College & Accommodations: Skills Tips
Information about college scholarships available to students with disabilities.
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.
Education Milestones Skills List
The Education Milestones Skills List provides a checklist for youth to identify educational skills they have met as well as those areas where they may need additional focus. Some of these activities may not apply to everyone. (English) (Spanish)
This four-year program offers a full-time, post-secondary educational experience to young adults with developmental disabilities. Ages 18-28 high school graduates with disabilities can earn certificates in academics, independent living skills and social/recreational skills.
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126-3296
Growth & Development: Skills Tips
This document provides an extensive listing of web sites and web resources to assist youth and their families in preparing for transition to college.
ISAC is committed to helping make college more accessible and affordable for Illinois families. In addition to grant and scholarship administration, ISAC’s prepaid tuition program, and the online resources it provides, ISAC’s college access and outreach initiatives provide direct assistance to students and families in navigating the college-going and financial aid process.
Provides culinary educational experiences with renowned professional chefs for individuals with special needs who have a passion for food and cooking.
The Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) launched the NWSRA Activity Center to ensure that families have access to free activities, games and other online resources that will enable participants to lead healthy, active lives. The center includes activities, resources, videos and games as well as a program guide for weekly Zoom programs.