(20 ILCS 2405/11) (from Ch. 23, par. 3442)
    Sec. 11. Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education. The Department shall operate and maintain the Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education for the care and education of educable children with one or more physical disabilities and provide in connection therewith nursing and medical care and academic, occupational, and related training to such children.
    Any Illinois resident under the age of 21 years who is educable but has such a severe physical disability as a result of cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, or other cause that he is unable to take advantage of the system of free education in the State of Illinois, may be admitted to the Center or be entitled to services and facilities provided hereunder. Children shall be admitted to the Center or be eligible for such services and facilities only after diagnosis according to procedures approved for this purpose. The Department may avail itself of the services of other public or private agencies in determining any child's eligibility for admission to, or discharge from, the Center.
    The Department may call upon other agencies of the State for such services as they are equipped to render in the care of children with one or more physical disabilities, and such agencies are instructed to render those services which are consistent with their legal and administrative responsibilities.
(Source: P.A. 88-172.)