Giving Children with Special Needs the Tools for Independence

The Kids Equipment Network

If you know a child who is in need of adaptive equipment, please click receive equipment above to complete an application.

Access Equipment

UPDATE!!

We hope you had a great holiday season and we are hoping that you have a blessed New Year as well.
Given the rise in COVID cases recently we are pausing in regards to our clinics. We want to ensure that everyone is safe going forward.
We will be closely monitoring the situation and as the numbers are more under control we will return to a monthly clinic.
We will also continue to monitor symptoms prior to clinic as well as taking temperatures at the clinic.

We know that some of you are anxious to get these pieces of equipment and understand that it will make your lives much easier.
If you are unable to wait for this equipment you can try other organizations. The ones we work closely with include the following:

Little Wins: https://www.littlewins.com/
Devices for Disabled: [email protected]
United Cerebral Palsy: www.ucpnet.org

If you obtain equipment elsewhere we do ask that you let us know so that we can take you off our list at that time. Also let us know if you have other issues.
We apologize for any inconvenience. We will let you know when it is safe for us to return to a clinic situation.

 
 
 

Our Mission and Vision

As a non-profit 501c3, we’re dedicated to connecting children with special needs to durable, adaptive equipment that helps them thrive. By growing our financial resources, we’re better able to provide equipment to every family with little to no funding that requests assistance at no cost. This helps kids with special needs—from birth to age 21—embrace their lives and become active, independent members of their communities.

Monthly Clinics

Our ongoing monthly equipment clinics are our mission in action to supply requested equipment to the children that we serve. Whether you need to Access Equipment or want to Become a Volunteer, TKEN is always happy to hear from you!

Become a Volunteer

We Need Space!

One of our top priorities is finding space (at little or no cost) to store our equipment. We’re also looking for a realtor or landlord who can help us acquire a building or piece of property to call home. This would provide us with the necessary space to store our equipment and hold our monthly equipment clinics.

I Can Help!

Kids served

Dedicated TKEN volunteers

Years of service

Pieces of equipment donated

I cannot describe in words how thankful I am to your foundation for providing my little girl with the equipment she needed. My daughter Jaiden, has a power chair and we needed a back up manual chair for when the power chair has issues. We are so grateful to have found another one thanks to your foundation.

Amy S., TKEN Parent

Our kids’ success is our success

From manual wheelchairs to customized standing equipment, our families know what they need. And for more than a decade, we’ve been here to listen and connect them with the tools to help kids succeed. For every smile and every movement made easier, our kids remind us why we do what we do.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Donate to change a child’s life

A piece of adaptive equipment often means the difference between a life of limitations and a life of independence for a child. Please consider a monetary or equipment donation today. 

Donate Today

Illinois ABLE Program LogoIllinois ABLE program

ATTENTION ILLINOIS RESIDENTS!!!!!  Illinois State Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs and the State Treasurer’s office developed the The Illinois ABLE program, a tax-advantaged investment program that provides persons with blindness or disabilities the option to save for disability-related expenses without putting their federal means tested benefits at risk. Call (888) 609-8683 or learn more at https://illinoistreasurer.gov/Individuals/ABLE