500 individuals were originally selected, but 27 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 109 22%
Adults needing waiver services (including CILA and HBS) immediately or within one year 141 28%
Adults needing HBS services and living at home with a caregiver who is age 60 or older 75 15%
Adults who are 22-26 years old, have left special education within the past 5 years and need HBS services 75 15%
Adults needing HBS services immediately or within one year 100 20%
Total 500

Table 2: Selection by Age of Applicant

AGE RANGE # %
Applicant is aged 60 or older 24 5%
Applicant is aged 50-59 62 12%
Applicant is aged 40-49 75 15%
Applicant is aged 30-39 49 10%
Applicant is aged 29 or younger 290 58%
Total 500

Table 3: Selection by Independent Service Coordination/Pre-Admission Screening Agency (ISC/PAS):

NAME OF ISC/PAS AGENCY # %
Access Services of Northern Illinois 27 5%
Central IL Service Access, Inc. 20 4%
Champaign County Regional Planning  13 3%
Community Alternatives, Unlimited 105 21%
Community Service Options of Rock Island County 4 1%
Community Service Options 39 8%
DayOne Network, Inc. 28 6%
Developmental Disability Services 4 1%
Great River Service Coordination 22 4%
Livingston County Mental Health Board 5 1%
West Central Service Coordination 12 2%
Options & Advocacy of McHenry County 20 4%
PACT, Inc. 47 9%
Prairieland Service Coordination 15 3%
Service, Inc. of Will/Grundy/Kankakee Counties 43 9%
Southern Illinois Case Coordination 17 3%
Suburban Access, Inc. 75 15%
Western Illinois Service Coordination  4 1%
Total 500

Table 4:  Selection by Length of Time on PUNS

LENGTH OF TIME # %
Six months or less 20 4%
More than six months, less than one year 34 7%
More than one year, less than two years 131 26%
More than two years, less than three years 34 7%
More than three years, less than four years 41 8%
More than four years 240 48%
Total 500

Table 5:  Selection By Race

RACE # %
African American 100 20%
Asian/Pacific Islander 10 2%
Indian/Eskimo 2 <1%
White 361 72%
Unknown 27 5%
Total 500

Table 6:  Selection By Ethnicity

ETHNIC ORIGIN # %
Mexican 12 2%
Puerto Rican 1 <1%
Central/South American 2 <1%
Other Hispanic 9 2%
Not Hispanic 442 88%
Unknown 34 7%
Total 500

Table 7:  Selection By Diagnosis

Diagnosis # %
Autism Spectrum Disorder 73 15%
Cerebral Palsy 10 2%
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder 1 <1%
Epilepsy 1 <1%
MI - Dual Diagnosis 3 1%
Pervasive Developmental Disorder 7 1%
Mild Mental Retardation 130 26%
Moderate Mental Retardation 88 18%
Severe Mental Retardation 24 5%
Profound Mental Retardation 12 2%
Unspecified Mental Retardation 145 29%
Unknown Diagnosis 6 1%
Total 500