Children’s Therapy Center of the QC


Our mission: To provide therapy services to children with developmental disabilities and developmental delays in order to help them achieve their highest level of independence.

Incorporated in 1949 as the Crippled Children’s Foundation of Rock Island County, what is now the Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad Cities has been an important part of the service delivery system for persons with disabilities and their families for 59 years. The Foundation operated a Treatment Center for both children and adults with disabilities out of a remodeled home on the campus of Augustana College in Rock Island from the fall of 1951 to summer of 1991.


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Hand in Hand

Hand In Hand was created by local Quad City parents to serve children and young adults with special needs. In addition we support the families of these children so that they can be successful at work and at home. Today Hand In Hand offers summer camps, childcare, a bowling league, overnights and even a Girl Scout Troop among its many program choices.
In addition, information about community resources is also available to parents regarding various disability issues. Learn More

Handicapped Development Center

The Handicapped Development Center supports those people with disabilities at work, at home, and in the community.

At HDC’s workshop, people learn work skills and are provided with a place where they can experience the dignity of doing real work and the pride of earning a paycheck. They can also receive the support they need to find and maintain a job in the community.
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Helping Kids with Special Needs Across America

Happy Joe’s Kids Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Happy Joe Whitty and his family to help meet the needs of special needs kids wherever they may be.

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Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad Cities

The Children’s Therapy Center offers medical rehabilitation therapy services to children with developmental disabilities and developmental delays.

Over the years, thousands of individuals and their families have benefited from our services – regardless of their ability to pay for the services. Now, with a focus on young children, the Children’s Therapy Center is a major service provider for children and families throughout Western Illinois and Southeastern Iowa. Learn More