" Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education - Roosevelt (ICRE-R)"

Building Skills for Achieving Independent Lives

About Us

The Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education – Roosevelt (ICRE-R) is a residential school for students with severe physical disabilities and other health impairments, located in the Illinois Medical District of Chicago, at 1950 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL 60608.  ICRE-R is part of the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS).

Academics

The Transition Program Curriculum is based on the Casey Life Skills curriculum.  Classes cover all aspects of Independent Living, including: home management, personal financial and benefit management, community resources, mobility training, and self-advocacy.  Students also have classes in career planning/exploration and resume writing, while participating in the in-house STEP program and experiencing a variety of vocational training classes.

Student Life

After School Hours:

ICRE-R’s after school hours offer many opportunities for students to make friends, socialize, and explore leisure activities. 

ICRE-R  offers a wide variety of evening programs in the arts, music, martial arts, scuba diving and dance.  We also work with volunteer agencies that bring new and interesting activities for students to explore in their free time. 

School Tour

If you are looking for a place for your son or daughter to learn to live independently, then ICRE-Roosevelt is for you! For more information about the School Tour Make an Appointment

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ICRE-Roosevelt Independent Apartment Bedroom

Two bedroom independent apartment on campus

ICRE-Roosevelt Independent Apartment Kitchen

Kitchen independent apartment on campus

ICRE-Roosevelt Independent Apartment Bathroom

Accessible bathroom independent apartment on campus

ICRE-Roosevelt Independent Apartment Living Room

Living room independent apartment on campus

ICRE-Roosevelt Independent Apartment

Independent apartment on campus

ICRE-Roosevelt Organic Garden

Organic garden

ICRE-Roosevelt Artfully Gifted Store

Artfully Gifted Store on campus training opportunity

ICRE-Roosevelt Bulls Room

A place to relax with friends

ICRE-Roosevelt Activity Room

Activity room

ICRE-Roosevelt Wheelchair Repair Shop

Wheelchair Repair Shop

ICRE-Roosevelt Nursing Station

24 hour nursing station

ICRE-Roosevelt Learning Resource Room

Computer lab with assistive technology

ICRE-Roosevelt Shower Room

Accessible shower room

ICRE-Roosevelt Laundry Room

Residential laundry room

ICRE-Roosevelt Dorm Room-6

Dorm Room

ICRE-Roosevelt Hallway

Hallway

ICRE-Roosevelt Swimming Pool

Warm accessible swimming pool

ICRE-Roosevelt Therapy Gym

Physical therapy gym

ICRE-Roosevelt Heat Press Room

One of the vocational training areas

ICRE-Roosevelt Computerized Sewing Room

One of the vocational training areas

ICRE-Roosevelt State of The Art Technology Lab

One of the vocational training areas

ICRE-Roosevelt Classroom

One of the classrooms

ICRE-Roosevelt Auditorium

Multi-purpose auditorium

ICRE-Roosevelt Entranceway

Front entrance

ICRE-Roosevelt Reception Area

Reception area