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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    Read for the Win

    June 4, 2016

    Kids of all ages are encouraged to join the Lincoln Library's summer reading program. Reading begins Saturday, June 4th and ends Saturday, July 31st. Sign...

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    Camp Lions for Blind and Deaf

    July 17, 2016

    Camp for youth who are blind or have low vision and who are deaf or hard of hearing Campers are between 7-17, are able to...

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    Family Augmentative and Alternative Communication Theater Camp

    July 22, 2016

    A weekend camp where families are welcome! This camp creates an opportunity for individuals who use augmentive and alternative communication systems to participate in theatric...