Two Chicago-area women help families find special-needs nannies

Two local women have teamed up to help families with children with special needs find nannies who can better care for their children. Read...

 

Two boys with Asperger's finish in top four in Illinois geography competition

There is a bright future for wonderful quirky kids on the autism spectrum as long as they place themselves in situations that showcase their best qualities. Read...

 

One awful day for Plainfield family

Soccer was rained out, we were all in the car, why not take the kids to breakfast? But things are never that easy for our family. Read...

 

Chicago area adaptive sports put kids with special needs on the move

The opportunities for children with physical disabilities to participate in sports and outdoor adventures are truly endless, due to the work of some very dedicated athletes and volunteers. Read...

 

Chicago-area Easter Seals gets grant for iPads

There are nearly 200 mobile apps geared to the special-needs community, from medical guides to sensory stimulation. Read...

 

Special needs and allergies are a balancing act for Chicago families

Severe food allergies can be life-threatening, bringing an added risk to a child who already copes with other physical or developmental issues.  Read...

 

Grandparents to special-needs children pulled in two directions

It's difficult to watch loved ones struggle. But grandparents of children with special needs suffer this two-fold while observing both their adult children and their grandchildren. Read...

 

Service dog broadens horizons for Chicago-area boy with disabilities

The months since Mary Lou, a therapy dog, came to the Maresh family's Westmont home have sparked a dramatic change in Patrick, a 14-year-old boy with severe disabilities.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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