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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    SuperHEARo 5K Walk/Run in Bloomington

    April 29, 2018

    Fundraising walk for Illinois families of children with hearing loss. Illinois Hands & Voices/Guide By Your Side is hosting its first 5K run/walk to benefit Illinois families...

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    Mom's Retreat in Galena

    May 4, 2018

    Weekend retreat for moms of children ages birth to 8 with special needs. Easterseals Chicago invites moms of children ages birth to 8 with special...

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    Mornings of Fun Early Access Event at Discovery Center Museum

    May 12, 2018

    Free entry to museum before opening for children with disabilities The Blazer Foundation and Discovery Center Museum invite children with disabilities and their immediate families...