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DSCC Family Donates Wagons of Hope

August 8th, 2017

The Ruder family designed and donated special “rocket pack” Radio Flyer wagons for children who depend on medical equipment. Kara and Logan Ruder understand how difficult it can be to care for and transport a…

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DSCC's new Family Liaison, Violet Wiker

Meet DSCC’s New Family Liaison

January 19th, 2017

Violet Wiker will build relationships and give families a voice. Executive Director Thomas Jerkovitz is pleased to introduce Violet Wiker as the new Family Liaison for the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized…

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Guide By Your Side Newsletter

October 3rd, 2014

Guide By Your Side is by parents, for parents. Trained parent guides offer information, support, and resources. Check out their latest newsletter for several upcoming events, many focused on hearing loss.

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Peoria Support Group Launches

April 11th, 2014

Meet other families caring for people with spina bifida. The Illinois Spina Bifida Association and Children’s Hospital of Illinois are launching a support group beginning Monday, April 14, 2014 from 4:00pm – 6:oopm. Food and…

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New Cochlear Implant Team in Peoriasun-icon

January 29th, 2014

The Peoria Regional Office is part of a new cochlear implant team. The cochlear implant process involves examination, surgery, device activation, and post-surgical therapy. Cochlear implants are designed to help children with profound hearing loss….

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