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.
Teaching kids with special needs interdependence skills through play
2:35 PM - March 15
Teaching a child cooperation skills is as important as teaching them cognitive or communication skills.
Chicago hospital loans car seats to families with special needs
2:09 PM - March 14
La Rabida Children's Hospital has been loaning out specialty car seats to low-income families with special needs.
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.