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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    "Take a Step for Autism" Walk and Family Fun Day

    April 29, 2017

    Fundraiser to benefit the Autism Society of Central Illinois. The "Take a Step for Autism" Walk and Family Fun Day will take place April 29...

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    Week of the Young Child Family Celebration in Springfield

    April 30, 2017

    Activities for all ages, including a family fun color run and exotic animal show. The Capitol Area Association of the Education of Young Children is hosting...

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    "Life After High School: Is College the Right Fit for Me?"

    May 4, 2017

    Workshop for disabled individuals who are considering college and their families. Participants will learn more about how colleges can provide the resources and supports students with...