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.
How we help.
How we help you and your child depends on your specific preferences and needs. Our Care Coordinators can support you in the following areas:
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.
January 11, 2017
Violet Wiker will build relationships and give families a voice. Executive Director Thomas Jerkovitz is pleased to introduce Violet Wiker as the new Family Liaison...
November 21, 2016
Maribel Cano is the 2016 recipient of the UIC Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) Award of Merit. The award allows DSCC’s leadership to annually recognize...
October 25, 2016
Helpful instructions for how to create an IEP binder for your child. Understood.org features an effective way that you can organize your child's individualized education program (IEP) materials...
January 20, 2017
Regular monthly meeting for parents of children with special healthcare needs This month's meeting will be an open forum and include planning for the upcoming year....
January 21, 2017
First parent support group meeting of the new year Chicagoland Autism Connection's first parent meeting of 2017 is scheduled for Jan. 21. The meeting will...
January 23, 2017
Indoor trampoline park will accommodate jumpers with special needs Sky Zone in Springfield announced that it will turn off the music, limit distractions and make every...