Scootin' around in style

What kid doesn’t like zooming around on a scooter? And with a new line of foam scooters, children with special needs can get in on the fun. Read...

 

Looking cool with hubcaps

Trick out your child's wheelchair with reflective safety stickers in the shape of stars, hearts, dogs, flame and flowers.  Read...

 

How we do it

It can be a lonely, frustrating place as a mom of a special needs child. Read...

 

Bears star Tillman turns family crisis into helping others

The call came while he was at practice—his baby daughter Tiana was in the emergency room, her condition life-threatening. Suddenly Charles Tillman’s life went from happy-go-lucky family man and Chicago Bears cornerback to a whirlwind of hospital, football, hospital, football. Read...

 

‘The Lokomat has brought hope’

The Lokomat is robot-assisted technology that helps with walking. In the past several years, some adults who had suffered a stroke or spinal cord injury used the Lokomat for rehabilitation. Read...

 

My Life | Doctor's word helps family see their child's possibilities

There is an expression, "Desperation is the enemy of a parent with a sick child." The grief can be overwhelming, paralyzing. It can leave you breathless. It is so hard sometimes to push it away, but of course you must pull yourself together to take care of your child. Read...

 

Bibs in all sizes

Bibs with Love for Special Needs offers three sizes of bibs that can help keep clothes clean for children and adults Read...

 

Restaurant behavior 101

Why does it seem that as soon as your perfectly behaved kids set foot in a restaurant, all bets are off? Read...

 

Where joy gets a workout

Jump for Joy, a dance class sponsored by the Evanston Dance Ensemble, offers free physical exercise and dance education to children who, organizers say, might be lost in an ordinary class. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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