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April 11: Options Fair provides transition info for students with disabilities

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Mar 22, 2019

The 2019 Options Fair for high school and college students with disabilities and their families will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the College of Lake County. Fifty agencies and organizations will provide vital information for individuals with disabilities, community and education professionals and families/caregivers.

The Options Fair will take place in the Physical Education Center (Building 7) on the Grayslake Campus. Parking is available in lots 2 and 3 on the north side of campus.

Community members can gather information on educational opportunities, employment services, vocational day programs, government programs, health services, recreational opportunities, referral sources, residential programs, transportation resources, vocational day programs and trade schools.

Sponsoring organizations include Adlai Stevenson High School, Community High School District 117, Barrington High School District 220, the College of Lake County and Deerfield/Highland Park High Schools. Other sponsoring organizations include Glenbrook High Schools District 225, Community High School District 128, Special Education District of Lake County, Lake County Center for Independent Living and Zion-Benton Township High School District 126.

If you require special accommodations, call Michalina Ostrander at the CLC Office for Students with Disabilities, (847) 543-2782. A list of participating exhibitors and resource providers is available at


About College of Lake County:

College of Lake County is an innovative community college in Lake County, Ill. that transforms lives with its variety of accessible, quality education options. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, College of Lake County provides affordable options in a state-of-the-art setting close to home. A large student network, with small class sizes, provides advantages to our students on a career-related program or a path toward a transfer degree. We’re proud to serve the diverse needs of our community and student body. Connect to your future today at College of Lake County.