Fun for Chicago kids at the Lake County Fair

Little city slickers can come face-to-face with country living thanks to animals, tractors and other kid-friendly attractions. Check out these tips for tackling the fair with kids. Read...

 

Undercover fun that fuels literacy for kids with special needs

Want to sneak in a little literacy with your kids this summer? We've got some tips to get you started. Read...

 

Chicago-area family gets magical makeover for kids with special needs

Two local children are over the moon with their new bedroom makeovers. Read...

 

Chicago mom working on accessibility in her city

Karen Tamley wants Chicago to be one of the most accessible cities in the country. Read...

 

Chicago's Second City unveils mentoring program for those on the spectrum

Second City hoping to help teens and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders have fun and make friends. Read...

 

Chicago dad's heart-melting conversations with his kids

Christopher Garlington has been waiting for a chance to share his wisdom with his kids. Problem is, they're not interested! Read...

 

22q: Chicago family spreads the word about genetic disorder

Meet Cohen -- a little boy with a common genetic disorder that most people have never heard of -- and his family, who are determined to spread the word.  Read...

 

A Chicago mom's primer on being a parent to a child with special needs

What would you tell another parent with a newly diagnosed child with special needs? Cara Long tries to sum up what she has learned as a parent and liaison for children with special needs. Read...

 

Perspective, sanity and gratitude prove to be Chicago mom’s best weapons

Rebecca Hill refuses to have a pity party, even though some days it's an effort to not feel sorry for herself. Read...

 
 

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