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Disability & Rehabilitation
« on: July 03, 2012, 08:52:12 PM »
Disability & Rehabilitation

Jobs

Vocational Rehabilitation - assists people with disabilities in preparing for and finding quality employment.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29737
 
Work Incentive Planning & Assistance Program - helps individuals who receive SSI or SSDI make informed choices about going to work.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29983

Day Services for People with Developmental Disabilities - provides skill training or job coaches to help people with developmental disabilities succeed in the workplace.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=32641


Independent Living

Home Services Program - provides services to individuals with severe disabilities so they can remain in their own homes and live as independently as possible.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29738
 
Services for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired - assists adults who are blind or visually impaired in achieving their education, employment, and independent living goals.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29974
 
In-Home Supports for People with Developmental Disabilites - provides services and supports to help people with developmental disabilities live more independently in their homes.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=31027
 
Other Supports for People with Developmental Disabilites - provides people with developmental disabilities help with adaptive equipment, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy and provides information about support and advocacy groups.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=31028

Residential Living Arrangements for People with Developmental Disabilites - provides people with developmental disabilities the care and services needed in homes with staff available 24 hours per day.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30938


Education

Educational Services - serves children and youth with disabilities at three residential schools - Illinois School for the Deaf, Illinois School for the Visually Impaired, and Illinois Center for Rehabilitation & Education-Roosevelt - and offers Next Steps training and support for parents of children with disabilities.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29739

Disability Benefits

Disability Determination Services - determines the eligibility of people to receive benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29979


Child Services Early Intervention Services - helps children (ages 0 to 3) with disabilities learn and grow.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30321

 
Advocacy & Customer Service

If you have applied for or are receiving services from the DHS Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) and have concerns or complaints, please contact the Client Assistance Program.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29978

To report abuse or neglect of a person with a disability, please call 1-800-368-1463 V/TTY.

 

More Information & Resources

Illinois Assistive Technology Program - IATP is a not-for-profit organization that provides information and assistance regarding assistive technologies and accessibility, including a demonstration center and loan program.
http://www.iltech.org/

Assistive Technology Resources
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=32088

Disability Resources
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=32089

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office on Disability
http://www.hhs.gov/od/

Health Benefits for Workers With Disabilities (HBWD) is Illinois' Medicaid Buy-In program authorized under the federal Ticket to Work - Work Incentives Improvement Act (TWWIIA).
http://www.hbwdillinois.com/




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