Division of Specialized Care for Children

Springfield, Ill.

 
 

Central Administrative Office
3135 Old Jacksonville Road
Springfield, Ill. 62704-6488
(800) 322-3722
dscc.uic.edu

University of Illinois at Chicago-Division of Specialized Care for Children provides free care coordination for families of children with special health care needs. The staff helps children who are residents of Illinois and have certain chronic, treatable conditions. Depending on specific needs and preferences, it might mean help accessing free testing to get a clear diagnosis, or offering informationto learn more about your child’s condition. Care coordinators will also find and arrange special medical care and help you understand and use your insurance plan. Specialized Care for Children works with everyone involved in your child’s care, including doctors, specialists, and schools, to create a comprehensive plan of care that meets your family’s needs. As your child develops, care coordinators assist with transition by preparing your family for changes in emotions, schools, programs, and physicians. Families that meet our income guidelines may also get help paying for certain medical expenses. Care coordination services are delivered by teams located throughout the state to help families within their community. Teams are formed based on each family's needs and may include: registered nurses, social workers, audiologists, speech-language consultants, advanced practice nurses, and respiratory therapists.

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University of Illinois at Chicago - Division of Specialized Care for Children provides free care coordination for families of children with special health care needs. We help children who are residents of Illinois and have certain chronic, treatable conditions.

Exactly how we help depends on your specific needs and preferences. At first, it might mean help accessing free testing to get a clear diagnosis, or offering information so you can learn more about your child’s condition. Care coordinators will also find and arrange special medical care and help you understand and use your insurance plan. Specialized Care for Children works with everyone involved in your child’s care, including doctors, specialists, and schools, to create a comprehensive plan of care that meets your family’s needs. As your child develops, care coordinators assist with transition by preparing your family for changes in emotions, schools, programs, and physicians. Families that meet our income guidelines may also get help paying for certain medical expenses.

Care coordination services are delivered by teams located throughout the state to help families within their community. Teams are formed based on each family's needs and may include: registered nurses, social workers, audiologists, speech-language consultants, advanced practice nurses, and respiratory therapists.

Every year, thousands of families throughout Illinois benefit from our care coordination.

For additional information, visit dscc.uic.edu or call 800-322-3722.

 
 







 
 
 
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