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
10am - noon


Exclusive Special Kids Day Carnival for persons with disabilities and their immediate family. Downtown Elmhurst between Prospect & Myrtle.
E-mail for more info.

car wash Saturday, Sept 17
Annual Car Wash & Bake Sale
Elmhurst Photo Boutique
(Homemade treat donations appreciated)

Sunday, Oct 23
Halloween Dance Party!

1pm - 3pm
Costumes welcome (but not mandatory).

Weds, Dec 7
Annual Holiday Party

3:30pm - 8pm
Wilder Mansion, Elmhurst




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 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:



View the Playground for Everyone brochure