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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    Elmhurst Special Kids Day Halloween Dance

    October 22, 2017

    Afternoon dance for children and adults over 12 with special needs Special Kids Day is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing celebratory events for children...

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    "Everyone at Play" at Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago

    October 22, 2017

    A free morning of museum exploration for children with special needs and their families. The "Everyone at Play" event takes place at Kohl Children's Museum...

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    IATP's Statewide Disability Expo 2017

    October 23, 2017

    Free opportunity to learn about the assistive technology and adaptive tools. The Illinois Assistive Technology Program (ITAP's) Statewide Disability Expo is scheduled for Oct. 23...