OUR PROMISE  Making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities

OUR VISION A happy, safe, purpose-filled life for every individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities

The safety of the Marklund community during this time is our primary concern. In an effort to prevent/slow the spread of COVID-19, we are requesting your attention to and compliance with Marklund’s policies and recommendations — not only to ensure your own well-being but the well-being of those we serve and all who work at all of our sites.

Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs.
At Marklund, everything we do begins with caring for each and every child or adult with the same care we would want for our own family members. Many of our residents and community clients are non-ambulatory and have severe cognitive deficits due to genetic disorders or complications during pregnancy and delivery. Others acquired disabilities during infancy or childhood through tragic accidents. Many have complex medical problems that require 24-hour skilled nursing care.

Being an advocate for Marklund just got easier…

Marklund Special Events & Appeals

No matter where you’re at on
FEBRUARY 6th,
we hope you’ll be part of Marklund’s Top Hat Ball UPSIDE DOWN
Livestream Gala Experience!

Check out our video invitation and special guest announcement,
made with eye-gaze-controlled communication technology!

Marklund in Bloomingdale is the first to receive the CORONAVIRUS VACCINES! Marklund President Gil Fonger and resident Sarah G. were first to receive their Vaccination.
Thanks to our excellent team from ⁦@Walgreens⁩ for such an efficiently run clinic. #MarklundStrong

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Marklund Day School-Geneva (FEC) students and staff are celebrating #hockeyday. Students signed onto the morning classes with a fun surprise of teachers and therapists wearing their hockey gear and playing a fun game of hockey in the hall! #keepingprogresspossible #MDSSTRONG

Who saw this morning's beautiful sunrise?? ☀️ Our morning crew was greeted with this gorgeous dawn as they showed up for work this morning at the Geneva Campus. #winterwonderland #sunriseoftheday

(Image: Melissa Christensen Lloyd)

It's time to take down the Christmas decorations and start to celebrate the wonderful world of winter. Tommy home residents pulled down their lights and made brand new snowflake decorations for the home! #winterwonderland #snowmuchfun #everydaylife

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☃️There ’Snow’ place like the Philip Center. ☃️ Today staff brought the fun of winter indoors for the Bloomingdale residents to enjoy! #everydaylife #sensoryplay

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