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Free Webinar Series on Transition

September 27th, 2017

“Next Steps to Adulthood: Planning for Transition” includes a free webinar series and in-person workshop. The University of Illinois at Chicago Institute on Disability and Human Development (IDHD) Developmental Disability Family Clinics present “Next Steps to Adulthood:…

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New Family Liaison Joins DSCC Team

February 17th, 2017

DSCC parent Gina Jones will work with families north of Interstate 80. The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) is proud to welcome a new part-time Family Liaison to…

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Man speaking to crowd at opening of the healing garden

Healing Garden Opens at Almost Home Kids

June 8th, 2016

“It’s a wonderful place of serenity and refuge.” Outside the Naperville location of Almost Home Kids, a garden has been created for children, siblings, parents, guests, and volunteers. Visitors enjoy the soothing water fountain, figures of kites, flowers, and deer…

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Special Movie Screenings

February 23rd, 2016

Special needs screenings of family-friendly movies These are family-friendly movies for children with special needs and their siblings. Lights are turned up and volume is lowered to create a more sensory friendly experience. Children are welcome…

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Continuing Care Classes with Pediatric Therapists

September 1st, 2015

The Marionjoy Continuing Care Program announces its schedule for Fall classes. The classes are taught by pediatric therapists who use fun activities to help children work on oral motor skills fine motor skills arm and hand…

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