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Illinois State Sen. Van Pelt, DHS Expanding Services For Persons With Disabilities

Feb 11, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The Illinois Senate Democrats issued the following news on behalf of Illinois State Sen. Patricia Van Pelt, D- Chicago:

State Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D- Chicago) is leading an initiative with the Department of Human Services that will expand eligibility for special education facilities.

The proposed legislation would allow people with an orthopedic or other physical disability to attend the Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education-Roosevelt.

"As we become more knowle...