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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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DSCC Youth is Champion for Animals in Need

July 21st, 2017

Emma Wiker organized her third successful dog walk to benefit abused and neglected animals. For many preteens, summer is a time to relax, have fun with friends and enjoy the break from homework before school…

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DSCC Toddler Becomes Internet Sensation

March 3rd, 2017

Video of Madison Austin’s Hokey Pokey party with her PICU nurses goes viral. A little fun can go a long way to brighten the day of a seriously ill child. Four-year-old Madison Austin’s pure delight to host a special Hokey Pokey Party…

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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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Double Value SNAP Tokens at Farmer’s Market

June 23rd, 2016

Old Capitol Farmer’s Market can double the value of your SNAP benefit! When you shop Springfield’s Old Capitol Farmer’s Market, turn your SNAP benefit into double value tokens. As an example, the market can scan your…

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