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.
How we help.
How we help you and your child depends on your specific preferences and needs. Our Care Coordinators can support you in the following areas:
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.
March 12, 2018
Study will investigate the effects of ballet dance class on stretch reflexes and spasticity. The Neuroscience of Dance in Health and Disability Laboratory at the...
March 2, 2018
Report explains our mission and highlights our progress. UIC’s Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) partners with Illinois families and communities to help children...
February 2, 2018
Popular movie about a boy with craniofacial differences strikes a chord with DSCC participants. The hit movie “Wonder,” based on a best-selling book about a...
March 20, 2018
Free workshop about services available to disabled youth as they transition to adulthood. As a parent/guardian of a child or adult with developmental disabilities, you...
March 21, 2018
Open to all transition-aged special education students, parents/guardians and teachers in Monroe and Randolph counties. The 13th Annual Transition Fair is scheduled for March 21...
March 22, 2018
Games, prizes, food and more for local moms. Community Connection Point is a regional agency that is recognized as a leader, catalyst and resource for...