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Copy of Pitch Template—Elements
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Hendrick House, Illini Towers, and Newman Hall
(DRES) offer transportation services for qualified students, staff, faculty, and visitors who have temporary or permanent disabilities. It also provides easier access to classes for those who need special needs.
DRES' Office of Accessibility and Transportation offers transportation service from established pickup locations on campus. Qualified rides include those to classes, place of residence, medical appointments, university sponsored events, travels and pre-approved off campus events.
Disability Resource and Education Services have also been providing outstanding services to students with nonvisible disabilities for more than 15 years. Also, they provide Individual therapy, support groups, crisis management and consultation. Disability Resource and Education Services work together with counseling center, McKinley Mental Health and various community agencies with the professional consultants. Having a learning disability specialist on staff who works with students on compensatory strategies in test preparation, test taking, reading comprehension, and written expression; and two licensed clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals on staff given the large growth in the number of students with ADHD, acquired brain injury, autism spectrum disorders, and psychiatric disabilities.
What university housing is fully accessible?
What university housing is fully accessible?
Residential Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
For more information regarding residential support service,
please contact the followings departments,
The Division of Disability Resources and Education Services(DRES)
1207 S. Oak St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Beckwith Residential Support Services (BRSS) at Nugent Hall
207 E. Gregory Dr., MC-540
Champaign, IL 61820
, Ph.D., Director
Assistant Director, Beckwith Residential Support Services
109A Rehabilitation Education Center
Other Housing support Services
Address: 207 E. Gregory Dr., MC-540 Champaign, IL 61820
"The hallways are wide and big enough for two power wheelchairs to pass by each other..."
Pat Malik, director of the Beckwith program
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design(LEED) certified
Adjustable furniture and medical beds which resemble to typical residence hall beds than hospital ones.
SureHands patient lift system which allows student to freely move around their rooms
Remote-controlled lift system and sensor-controlled switches throughout the room
Automatic door openign with i-card scanning
Large elevators and wide hallways to hold multiple wheelchairs
Rooms on the first floor of Nugent Hall are furnished with SureHands patient lift system, which helps students with disabilities to move around their room with maximum mobility
Location of t
he Division of Disability Resources and Education Services(DRES)
More University Housing
1. Bousfield Hall
Address: 1214 S. First St. Champaign, IL 61820
-Designed for greater privacy for students, providing suitable accomodations for students with disabilites
2. Weston Hall
Address:204 E. Peabody Dr., MC-550 Champaign, IL 61820
- Equipped with select wheel chair accessible rooms, automatic doors and wide hallways to provide enough spacce
3. Danials Hall
Address: 1010 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
- Provide wheel chair accessible rooms equipped with private bathroom, wide hallways and elevators for multiple wheelchairs, accessiblity to university dining hall at Illinois Street Residence Hall
Certified Private Housing
Illini Tower and Hendrick Housing
Room on the first floor of Nugent Hall
modern days, people with disabilities still face particular challenges in education. It is estimated that about 98% of children with physical or mental impairments in developing countries do not attend school. In reality, disability often link to the poverty and better education would prevent the poverty; the chance to gain valuable skills empowers individuals to lead meaningful lives while at the same time enhancing the social and economic welfare of their family and community. University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign put a lot of efforts to ensure the qualified individuals with disabilities are afforded an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the programs, services and activities.
SPED 170 Final Project
The main objective of our final project is to provide informative resource for new students with disabilities regarding housing, academic accomodation and transportation at UIUC
Group Members : Jee Young Chun, Hyung Joo Song, Hye Jin Lim
- Coordination of academic accommodations for students with mobility impairments, chronic medical conditions and vision disabilities
- Information and referral for disability-related needs, both on campus and within the community employment and recruitment activities
Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
-Sign language and oral interpreting services
-Coordination of academic accommodations for students with hearing impairments
- Testing with accommodations
- Training in assistive technology
Assistive Communication and information Technology
- Electronic information and communication technologies access support
- Assistive computer technology accommodations on campus
- Universal design of web resources and computer software
-Network development of assistive technology
The Office of Accessibility and Transportation offers regular route service
with pickups from the place of residence to classes beginning from the
Rehabilitation Education Center
Rehabilitation Education Cente
r (Monday through Friday):
Starting at 7:30 a.m. and *each half-hour thereafter (8 a.m., 8:30 a.m., etc.)
The last pickup time on the regular routes is 3:30 p.m.
Regular route return rides from
(Monday through Friday):
Starting at 8 a.m., and *each hour thereafter (9 a.m., 10 a.m., etc.),
The last regular route ride returning from campus is at 4 p.m.
Students have the choice of several locations for return rides depending on their campus location.
- Consultation for academic difficulties and appropriate referrals
- Crisis management and problem solving
- coordination of academic accommodation for student
with psychological disabilities, head trauma, attention-Deficit and autism
Learning Disabilities services
- Coordination of academic accommodations for students with learning disabilities
-Learning strategies consultation and provision
Wheelchair basketball in UIUC
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have both men and women's wheelchair basketball teams.
They practice regularly and have many games throughout the semesters.
Other Available Services
: A rehabilitation service fraternity for students concerned with disability issues, contributing to programs that assist students with disabilites
A Complete Guide to New Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities
have various options for accessible
living environments with greater independence and convenience at the University of Illinois!
Both University Housing(Nugent Hall, Daniels Hall, Bosfield hall) and Certified Private Housing(Illini Tower, Hendrick Housing) are available to students with disabilities to ensure successful campus life at UIUC.
The Division of Disability Resources and Education Services(DRES) and Beckwith Residential Support Services(BRSS)
support students with disabilities who need assistance regarding housing accommodations, promoting the Transitional Disability Management Plan (TDMP) designed to improve the disability management knowledge for student residents with disabilities.
• Online monthly webinar on disability sport issues and themes.
• Education courses, seminars, workshops in disability sport topics.
• Co-coordinator of Inclusive Sport Federal Guidance Task Force.
• Partner in NCAA inclusion initiative.
• Ongoing research on inclusion and integration models and best practices.
• Annual report on status of inclusion in school settings.
• Coordinate and support work and engagement of students in disability sport
• Collaboration with Institute for Human Centered Design & National ADA Network.
Our group visited the Division of Disability Resources and Education Services(DRES) to obtain reliable information and talked to the representative about programs and services offered by DRES for students with disabilites.
1. Nugent Hall
Laundry Services on weekly based schedule
Bed sheets and clothes will be changed and cleaned by a University Housing Building Service Worker (BSW) for each student
Daily Room Services
Empties garbage, sweeps and mops floor.
Computer Tech Support
Dining at Hendrick Housing
Men's wheelchair basketball team at UIUC
Delta Sigma Omicron
Physical Therapy and Functional Training
: kinesiology 111 or other physical acitivity courses offered to students with disabilities with speicailists and physical therapists
Willard airport at U of I
1) Psychological Disability Services:
2) Mobility, Vision and systemic Disability services
3) Testing Accommodations
The Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services
: If you have not yet registered with DRES, contact Susann Sears at v
If riders need a
transportation needs, fill out a
Ride request form
*Prior to the beginning of each semester, the Coordinator of Accessibility and Transportation prepares a ride request form, sends the form to all registered students for qualified rides.
If you need
and are registered with DRES, fill out
One-time Ride request form.
**This is only a request. Your schedule is not confirmed until you have received notification from the DRES Transportation Office
(1) Regular routes
(2) Night rides(Monday through Friday)
Starting from 5p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
and from 7: 10 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Students are required to schedule these rides
by no later than 4 p.m (by calling 217-333-4616)
**Due to mandated break requirements, there will be no transportation service from 6:30 p.m. until 7:15 p.m.
, riders must call office by 3 p.m. the Wednesday before the weekend ride is desired.
Also, provide rides to
, and various off-campus locations.
variety of supportive communties including Disability Resource & Education service(DRES) is available to students with disabiltes here at the University of Illinois
of I provides equal opportunity to students with disabilites in terms of academic career, residential accomodations, and transportation
Bulletin Board at DRES building
A photo of wheelchairs and fitness equipments placed at the gym enterance. There is a small gym in DRES building available for students in Wheelchair Basketball Teams at U of I
Public computers available in main lounge on the first floor of DRES for student use