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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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DSCC's new Family Liaison, Violet Wiker

Meet DSCC’s New Family Liaison

January 19th, 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 for the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized…

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Guide By Your Side Newsletter

October 3rd, 2014

Guide By Your Side is by parents, for parents. Trained parent guides offer information, support, and resources. Check out their latest newsletter for several upcoming events, many focused on hearing loss.

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Free Community Meals in Galesburg

April 3rd, 2014

Everyone is welcome to a warm meal. Knox Prairie Community Kitchen and various sponsors bring free meals to Galesburg and surrounding communities. April 10th & 24th May 8th & 22nd June 5th & 19th Doors…

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Supermarket Shuttle in Rock Island & Moline

February 12th, 2014

The free shuttle offers a direct route to the grocery store. The University of Illinois Extension is offering a monthly bus shuttle to help Rock Island & Moline residents get to and from the grocery…

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Developmental Screenings in Bureau County

February 4th, 2014

Developmental screenings and evaluations are available for children under 3 years of age in Bureau County. The screening identifies children who may be eligible for Early Intervention services. Eligible children have one or more of…

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Therapeutic Program with Horses

January 31st, 2014

Horses play a role in therapeutic programs. Approximately 150 volunteers work with New Kingdom Trailriders to provide the Mounted Achievers therapeutic horseback riding program designed for individuals with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. The program…

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Pediatric Specialty Clinics

January 28th, 2014

University of Iowa doctors see patients at pediatric specialty clinics near Rock Island. The Genesis Health Group hosts pediatric clinics including cardiology, gastroenterology, genetics, neurology, neuromuscular, and urology specialties. University of Iowa physicians staff these…

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Chiropractic Community Outreach Program

January 27th, 2014

Get no-cost chiropractic examination and x-rays based on your financial need. Palmer Chiropractic Clinics’ Community Outreach Program offers complimentary services based on household size and total household income from two locations:

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