As you and your loved ones are celebrating this holiday season, please consider sharing your well wishes with our wonderful students. A donation to our Holiday Appeal will go a long way towards improving the lives of many.

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Happy Holidays from The Hagedorn Little Village School!

The mission of The Hagedorn Little Village School(HLVS) Jack Joel Center for Special Children is to provide the finest educational and therapeutic programs to infants, pre-school and elementary school children with a wide range of developmental delays and disabilities. We strive  to help each child we serve achieve their highest potential, educationally, emotionally and socially by creating a nurturing environment for the child and a supportive framework for their families.



  • To facilitate each child in achieving his or her highest potential socially, educationally and emotionally.
  • To provide support and direction to families.
  • To collaborate with outside service providers in fulfilling this mission.

 In this work we are committed to the values of:

  • Compassionate care for all we serve.
  • Deep respect for the dignity of each child.
  • Integrity in all our business dealings.
  • Providing ongoing professional development to our staff to ensure that our children receive the most current and effective instruction and therapeutic interventions.