Adapted playsets help children with special needs swing in own backyard
10:00 AM - July 19
A new rating system helps parents whose children have disabilities find the right backyard swingset. The Adaptive Swing Seat is a new product for backyard sets that provides neck, back, shoulder and waist support.
Chicago family views autism diagnosis as a chance to educate, pay-it-forward
12:05 PM - July 18
Doyle family uses their own journey as a way to educate their community and help fight autism.
Teaching kids with special needs to self-advocate
2:44 PM - May 22
Parents of kids with special needs are so used to advocating for their children that they often forget to teach kids to speak up for themselves.
Chicago mom and attorney fights for kids with disabilities
3:25 PM - April 16
Micki Moran launched The Child & Family Law Center of the North Shore to help families with special needs.
Ketogenic Diet offers hope of a seizure-free life to children with epilepsy
1:21 PM - April 12
Research has shown that about one-third of children on the Ketogenic Diet become seizure-free.
Basketball gives Oak Lawn boy with Down syndrome a chance to be more than special
11:13 AM - April 3
On game day, Nate Simon is just part of a team where the score doesn't matter and the crowd goes wild.
Art therapy beneficial for kids with ADHD, Asperger's
11:23 AM - March 22
Local centers help children with special needs work on crucial skills through art projects.
Mom on a mission to help son with rare form of primordial dwarfism
3:48 PM - March 20
Rita Santana has big hopes for her little boy, Angelo, who was born with Russell-Silver Syndrome.
Medically fragile kids find a home at Children's Habilitation Center
4:30 PM - March 19
Staff at CHC aims to make life as normal and happy as possible for children who may never go home with their families.
American Girl expands to include more special needs items
11:55 AM - March 18
The popular doll company has added new feature options and accessories to better reflect the lives of its young customers.