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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Events

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    Baby's Best Start Fair

    August 1, 2015

    Kick-off world breastfeeding week at this baby health fair. Get information about breastfeeding, infant development, car seat safety, and medical supplies. Staff from Memorial Hospital of...

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    Camp LEAP

    August 3, 2015

      All day Summer camp for individuals with disabilities. The Springfield Park District offers week long camps from June 1st through August 14th. You can attend...

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    Camp Free to Be

    August 3, 2015

    This day camp is perfect for that time between summer school and the beginning of the next school year. This two week summer day camp...