The kindness of a stranger saves a mom during her autistic son's meltdown
5:21 PM - March 12
A simple reassurance from a stranger in the grocery store provides this Chicago mom with a little extra strength.
Chicago teen with autism blogs in real-time about neighborhood crime
3:52 PM - March 6
Armed with a police scanner and a dedication to civic duty, Timmy Granzow has become a guardian for his community.
Tips for helping kids with autism enjoy Halloween
3:51 PM - September 10
Halloween traditions can still be a treat for kids with sensory issues
Mom sees something bigger as son goes camping for the first time
1:54 PM - September 6
When it comes to children with special needs going away from home for the first time, there are plenty of worries. One mom finds out there is so much more to think about.
Special ed teacher's new book fights prejudice
11:46 AM - September 4
Colorful children's book told through the eyes of a special needs student was originally inspired by Oprah.
Cerebral palsy doesn't stop Chicago area mom and son
2:15 PM - August 29
Christine and Christian use the canvas to relax and create.
Blindness can't stop boy's adventures
11:16 AM - August 9
Jack Falejczyk is a pretty typical kid--he plays the violin and piano, swims and plays video games. And one more thing, Jack's blind.
New autism clinic opens
11:10 AM - August 9
Easter Seals recently opened an Autism Diagnostic Clinic that will focus primarily on very young children.
When opportunity knocks
10:51 AM - August 9
Opportunity Knocks creates a seamless environment for those age 14-30 with developmental disabilities to pursue educational, occupational and social interests.
10:40 AM - August 9
A local photographer and business owner team up to create an ad campaign showcasing children with disabilities.