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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    Southern Conference for Illinois Parents of Children with Vision Loss

    March 3, 2018

    Participate in in-depth discussions and learn from experts in the field and fellow parents. The Southern Illinois Vision Conference will take place March 3 at...

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    North of I-80 Conference for Parents of Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    March 10, 2018

    Free event provides opportunity to network and gain resources. Families who live north of Interstate 80 are invited to attend the March 10 Conference for Parents of Children who are...

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    Joliet Deaf Club Bingo March

    March 14, 2018

    Monthly deaf club bingo event in Joliet. The Disability Resource Center of Joliet invites the deaf community to attend Joliet Deaf Club Bingo. Hosted once...