306 individuals were originally selected, but 33 names were removed from the selection for various reasons through working with the PAS agencies. These reasons include death, moved out of state, etc.

Table 1: By Selection Category 

Category # %
Adults needing waiver services (including CILA and HBS) and living at home with a caregiver who is age 75 or older 18 9%
Adults needing waiver services (including CILA and HBS) immediately 72 36%
Residents of an ICF/DD who are requesting waiver CILA services 11 5%
Adults needing HBS services and living at home with a caregiver who is age 60 or older 29 14%
Adults who are 22 years old, have left special education and need HBS services 72 36%
Adults needing HBS services immediately or within one year 0 0%
TOTAL ADULTS 202

Table 2: Child Selection by Selection Category 

CATEGORY # %
Children needing HBS services immediately or within one year 36 35%
Children needing HBS services who have been on PUNS longest 34 33%
Children needing HBS services - random selection 34 33%
TOTAL CHILDREN 104

Table 3: Selection by Age of Applicant

AGE RANGE # %
Applicant is aged 60 or older 9 4%
Applicant is aged 50-59 21 10%
Applicant is aged 40-49 27 13%
Applicant is aged 30-39 27 13%
Applicant is aged 29 or younger 118 58%
TOTAL ADULTS 202
Applicant is aged 16-17 21 20%
Applicant is aged 8-15 59 57%
Applicant is aged 3-7 24 23%
TOTAL CHILDREN 104
Statewide Total - Children and Adults 306

Table 4: Selection by Network

NETWORK # %
CENTRAL 25 8%
CITY OF CHICAGO 67 22%
NORTH CENTRAL 26 8%
NORTH SUBURBAN 97 32%
NORTHWEST 24 8%
SOUTH SUBURBAN 40 13%
SOUTHERN 27 9%
STATEWIDE TOTAL BOTH CHILDREN AND ADULTS 306

Table 5: Selection by Independent Service Coordination/Pre-Admission Screening Agency (ISC/PAS):

NAME OF ISC/PAS AGENCY # %
Access Services of Northern Illinois 26 8%
Central IL Service Access, Inc. 10 3%
Champaign County Regional Planning  5 2%
Community Alternatives, Unlimited 75 25%
Community Service Options of Rock Island County 7 2%
Community Service Options 44 14%
DayOne Network, Inc. 15 5%
Developmental Disability Services 16 5%
Great River Service Coordination 9 3%
Livingston County Mental Health Board 3 1%
West Central Service Coordination 1 0%
Options & Advocacy of McHenry County 6 2%
PACT, Inc. 25 8%
Prairieland Service Coordination 12 4%
Service, Inc. of Will/Grundy/Kankakee Counties 15 5%
Southern Illinois Case Coordination 12 4%
Suburban Access, Inc. 24 8%
Western Illinois Service Coordination  1 0%
Statewide Total -Children and Adults 306

Table 6:  Selection by Length of Time on PUNS

LENGTH OF TIME # %
Six months or less 8 3%
More than six months, less than one year 2 1%
More than one year, less than two years 11 4%
More than two years, less than three years 20 7%
More than three years, less than four years 13 4%
More than four years 252 82%
Statewide Total - Children and Adults 306

Table 7:  Selection By Race

RACE # %
African American 74 24%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11 4%
White 211 69%
Unknown 10 3%
Statewide Total - Children and Adults 306

Table 8:  Selection By Ethnicity

ETHNIC ORIGIN # %
Mexican 16 5%
Puerto Rican 2 1%
Other Hispanic 5 2%
Not Hispanic 273 89%
Unknown 10 3%
Statewide Total - Children and Adults 306

Table 9:  Selection By Diagnosis

Diagnosis # %
Autism Spectrum Disorder 61 20%
Cerebral Palsy 8 3%
MI - Dual Diagnosis 3 1%
Pervasive Developmental Disorder 6 2%
Mild Mental Retardation 80 26%
Moderate Mental Retardation 47 15%
Severe Mental Retardation 24 8%
Profound Mental Retardation 11 4%
Unspecified Mental Retardation 47 15%
Unknown Diagnosis 19 6%
Statewide Total - Children and Adults 306