We’re here to help.

We partner with Illinois families and communities to help children and youth with special healthcare needs connect to services and resources.

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Who we help.

We serve thousands of families in all counties across the State of Illinois.

To have an organization that... (makes) the family’s job, even though it’s a difficult one, run more smoothly, that’s what Specialized Care for Children really does.
— Gordon Jones

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    Laughter and Lattes

    December 1, 2015

    An encouraging time and place for families who have a child with a developmental delay or disability. Parents, grandparents, and other family caregivers are invited...

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    Visit with Santa

    December 2, 2015

    Meet Santa, make a craft, enjoy cookies and music. Special Kids Day invites children of all ages with special needs and their families to this free...

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    Bi-County Special Education Cooperative Open House

    December 3, 2015

    Visit the cooperative's new location. The Bi-County Special Education Cooperative invites its students, parents, member districts, fellow organizations, and community supporters to join in celebrating the...