FAQ

1.      Where can I get my questions answered about SSI?

http://www.ultimatedisabilityguide.com/ssd_ssi_faq.html

 

2.      How does being my own guardian affect college and work?

https://www.illinois.gov/sites/gac/AboutUs/Pages/GuardFAQ.aspx

 

3.      Who helps arrange ASL interpreters, CART, and other accommodations at college?

http://www.going-to-college.org/campuslife/accommodations.html

 

4.      What are some colleges with special programs for Deaf/hard-of-hearing students?

http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/college-planning-for-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-students/

 

5.      How/when do I talk about hearing loss when applying for a job?

http://www.agelesspassions.com/deaf-or-hard-of-hearing-when-to-tell-a-potential-employer/

 

6.  Who can help me find a job?

http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29975  

 

7.  What is the difference between high school and college related to homework, notes, instructors, class time, etc?

*See High School vs. College Comparison chart in the files section