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Transition: Finance Resources

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  • PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment

    Information and resources for families of youth with disabilities on transition planning, civil rights, work-based learning, higher education and more.

  • Planning for the Future: Skills Tips

    (English) (Spanish)

  • Saving Money for the Future

    The Arc’s Center for Future Planning has created this free resource to help you and your family save money for the future.

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI): Skills Tips

    SSI for Children:  (English) (Spanish)

    SSI for Teens: (English) (Spanish)

  • The Basics on PUNS

    PUNS is the name for the list of the people in Illinois with developmental disabilities who want or need services but do not yet have funding. Individuals who need help from the government to pay for needed Division of Developmental Disabilities Waiver services now, or in the future, should register for PUNS.

    This handout from The Arc of Illinois provides an overview of how to get on the PUNS list and how to check the approximate date when you may be selected.

    (English) (Spanish)