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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Events

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    Proactive Parenting Approach for Positive Results Workshop in Chicago

    November 29, 2018

    Parent workshop about proactive parenting techniques. Join other parents on Nov. 29 at this workshop to help you fulfill children's emotional needs that foster good...

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    Advocate Children's Hospital Sibsensations

    December 8, 2018

    Program for brothers and sisters of children with special needs. Sibsensations offers support for typically developing siblings of children with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and...

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    South of I-70 Conference for Parents of Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    February 23, 2019

    Free event provides opportunity to network and gain resources. Families who live south of Interstate 70 are invited to attend the Feb. 23 Conference for Parents...