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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    Intro to Disability Issues and Advocacy Training in Freeport

    March 27, 2017

    RAMP invites disabled individuals to participate in training that is both educational and enlightening. The event will take place at 5 p.m. March 27 at the Freeport RAMP...

  • "Calls for All" Phone Conference

    March 27, 2017

      Free statewide calls for families with children who have a hearing loss. The “Calls for All” phone conferences are organized by the Illinois Hands & Voices,...

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    IlliniThon Dance Marathon at UIUC

    April 1, 2017

    UIUC students dance to raise money for HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital in Springfield. IlliniThon is a year-long fundraising organization at the University of Illinois...