Archive for the Tag 'Illinois'


Illinois has changed its law on bullying. If your child has been the victim of bullying and you want to know what you can do to prevent bullying in the future, Cahill & Associates can help.

I Have Obtained Guardianship of My Adult Child . . . Now What?

Congratulations! You have completed an important step in securing your child’s future. The following are some next steps: Register your child on the State of Illinois “PUNS” list. Make the appropriate Estate Plan to make sure your child will qualify for and keep benefits. Apply for Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”). Apply for Medicaid. Arrange for […]

Why Does an 18 Year Old With Disabilities Need a Guardian?

There are many reasons why parents need to go to the expense of obtaining guardianship for an 18- year-old with disabilities even if the child resides at home. “Is that the only answer for a youngster turning 18, who is under a disability?” “Will I become liable for my child’s bills and misconduct if I am his guardian?”

Request Your Child’s Case Study Evaluation or Re-Evaluation Now!

You should send the school a written request for a case study evaluation or re-evaluation before January 31st. In Illinois schools have 14 school days to respond to your request for an evaluation. But the school has until approximately May 25th to complete it.