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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  • Miracle League Baseball

    May 21, 2017

      Baseball program for physically and mentally challenged children. The Miracle League of Central Illinois provides physically and mentally challenged children a safe and spirited...

  • Parent Webinar – Giving Medicine to Kids: Dosing, Droppers and Other Dos and Don’ts

    May 25, 2017

      Free webinar to help parents learn how to safely give medicines to children. Any kind of medicine or vitamin can cause harm to a child...

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    AID Color Burst 5k Fun Run & Roll

    June 4, 2017

    Runners, walkers and wheelchair riders will be blasted with colors in this family-friendly event. The Association for Individual Development (AID) aims to empower people with...