(405 ILCS 80/2-17)
Transition from special education.
(a) If a person receiving special educational services under Article 14 of
the School Code at a school in this State has severe autism, severe mental
illness, a severe or profound intellectual disability, or severe and multiple
impairments and is not over 18 years of age but is otherwise eligible to
participate in the Program, the person shall be determined eligible to
participate in the
Program, subject to the availability of funds appropriated for this purpose,
when he or she becomes an adult and no longer receives special
(b) The Department shall implement this Section for fiscal years beginning
July 1, 1996 and thereafter.
(Source: P.A. 97-227, eff. 1-1-12.)