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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    Free Cooking Classes

    August 29, 2016

    Set aside Monday evenings this summer to take free cooking classes. St. John's Hospital and Sangamon County Department of Public Health teamed up to offer...

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    Family Augmentative and Alternative Communication Theater Camp

    September 16, 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...

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    Starting Behaviors Workshop

    September 21, 2016

    Spend more quality time with your children Parent Educators believe getting on the right track to good behavior ultimately allows you to spend more quality...