Our professionals focus on treating the whole child, not just the disability. We work with families and all those involved in the life of each child to maximize the potential for independent functioning.
Special Needs Services
We are your one-stop, full service Special Needs Consultants. Our services are designed to fit your school, clinic, program or agency’s needs, all with a focus on the individual child and family.
Partner With Us
We always look for innovative ways to deliver services and currently partner with numerous organizations to better serve Michigan’s special needs children and their families.
Your continued support helps ensure the longevity of our programs and our ability to help children for years to come. Learn more about the variety of ways you can help.
We are what special needs.
The Detroit Institute for Children has been providing specialized diagnostic and rehabilitative care for special needs children for nearly a century.
“Working with the Detroit Institute for Children has been a true blessing to our students.”
“The Institute is quick to respond and provides a variety of service to children with special needs.”
“I know I am appreciated when the kids give you a big smile and hug.”
Our Story and Mission
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