Started in 1990, Special Kids Day began as a holiday event for children with special needs and their families to visit Santa Claus without obstacles.
Today, Special Kids Day has evolved into a not-for-profit, 501(c)-(3) organization dedicated to providing celebratory events for children with disabilities and their families in environments designed to accommodate their special needs.
Upcoming Events in 2016:
Saturday, June 11
Exclusive Special Kids Day Carnival for persons with disabilities and their immediate family. for persons with disabilities and their immediate family. Downtown Elmhurst between Prospect & Myrtle.
April 2016: Rich's interview with Comcast Newsmakers:
NEW "Playground for Everyone" Campaign!
A Playground for Everyone is coming in 2016 to Elmhurst....a brand new totally accessible UNIVERSAL PLAYGROUND is being designed and planned for a Spring 2016 ground breaking. More than A.D.A compliant, with components for all persons with disabilities...it will be modern, inclusive for everyone and a multi-community wide attraction.
Rich Rosenberg - Chairman of Special Kids Day
Rich explains the Park in this video: