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Podcast Highlights DSCC “Resource Hunter”

June 14th, 2021

Mom’s new podcast features Care Coordinator Amanda Kaufman and how she helps children with medical complexity through DSCC As a Care Coordinator in the Home Care Program, Amanda Kaufman guides parents and caregivers as they…

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Free Tax Preparation Help for Illinois Families

March 8th, 2021

Programs provide help for persons with disabilities, limited English-speaking taxpayers, low-income families and individuals over 60 Free tax help is available for Illinois residents in need through several programs across the state. The Internal Revenue…

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New Funding Available for Assistive Technology

January 22nd, 2021

The Consumer Stipend Program provides assistive technology funding for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Most conferences, important meetings and training for people with developmental disabilities and their families have gone virtual. Grant funding…

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Shopping Spree Brightens DSCC Toddler’s Holiday

December 21st, 2020

Make-A-Wish organizes a car parade, limo ride and shopping spree for 3-year-old T’Aubrae The year 2020 has been especially challenging for Shyterria Jordan and her children. Her 3-year-old son, T’Aubrae, has complex medical needs. He…

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In the News: DSCC Participant Wins Adaptive Bike

October 7th, 2020

Project Mobility awards adaptive bikes to seven youth with mobility issues Six-year-old-Dayna loves to keep up with her older brothers. But keeping up became a lot harder when biking became a favorite pastime during the…

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DSCC Staffing Interruption Update for Families

September 16th, 2020

Note: This post was updated on Sept. 24, 2020 All staff have returned to work at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC). The  University has reached an agreement…

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