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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    Teen Holiday Party for Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Chicago

    December 14, 2018

    Free teen holiday party for eighth- through 12th-graders. Chicago Park District is hosting a fun night of dodgeball, basketball, 9 square-in-the-air, food and drinks, plus a...

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    Rockford Parent Support Group Meeting

    December 14, 2018

    Learn about empowering people with disabilities through Home Services. The December meeting of the Rockford Parent Support Group is scheduled for noon on Friday, Dec. 14....

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    Breakfast with Mr. & Mrs. Deaf Santa Claus in Chicago

    December 16, 2018

    Open to youth 12 and under with all types of hearing loss and children of deaf or hard-of-hearing parents. The Chicago Park District presents Breakfast with...