How is a Referral Made?

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Inquiries about admission to the Philip J. Rock Center and School can be directed to Bonnie Jordan, Chief Administrator

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Philip J. Rock Center & School

818 DuPage Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137

(630) 790-2474 or (800) 771-1158 (Voice)
(630) 790-4893 (fax)

The following are the Philip J. Rock Center & School Residential Placement Procedures:

1. When inquiry for placement is received, the student's eligibility is confirmed by Service Center/Project Reach (Referral for Eligibility). 

2. Parents/Guardians will visit PRC residential program by scheduling an appointment with Bonnie Jordan, Chief Administrator (630-790-2474).

3. Once the family decides to continue the PRC residential school process the "Application for Consideration for Placement Form" is completed, and includes:

- Background and health history

- Report of most recent ophthalmological (within the last year)

- Report of most recent audiological (within the last year)

- Medical records

- Current IEP

- Immunization Records

5. Observation of the child will be conducted by at least one representative of the Center or School.  Observation should occur as soon as possible after diagnostic information is complete.

6. The Interim Chief Executive Officer will review file with educational staff.

7. The nursing/medical department reviews file to determine any medical contraindications to placement.

8. Multidisciplinary staffing scheduled to determine placement.

The Philip J. Rock Center is located on the Northeast corner of Roosevelt Road (Route 38) and Route 53 in Glen Ellyn. From Roosevelt Road, turn North on Baker Hill Drive and turn left at the Philip J. Rock Center & School private drive.

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This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the U.S. Department of Education.

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818 DuPage Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Phone: (630) 790-2474
TTY/Voice (800) 771-1158