Chicago Parent Staff


Chicago Zoological Society

Brookfield Zoo has added a new sensory room, resource kiosk and inclusion specialist to make going to the zoo even more enjoyable for families. more

Feb 20, 2018 4:05 PM Special Needs

Here's what to do with kids on their day off from school. more

Feb 15, 2018 10:46 AM Holiday Fun

An empowering calendar, a mother/daughter love letter, a football and some healthy snacks. more

Jan 26, 2018 4:55 PM Stuff We Love

Our Special Needs #cpplaydate provides fun for kids with special needs and their siblings while parents gather great information more

Jan 17, 2018 9:29 AM Chicago Parent Playdate

New Chicago Children's Theater show has a message about bravery and honesty. more

Jan 17, 2018 8:00 AM Arts & Culture

Read these favorites to your little Chicagoans. more

Jan 3, 2018 4:42 PM Stuff We Love

This season's hottest toy has a new surprise for fans -- L.O.L. Surprise! Confetti Pop! more

Dec 21, 2017 3:39 PM Sponsored Content

Ten years after its approval, Illinois is finally testing newborns for a rare inherited disorder. more

Dec 20, 2017 9:13 AM Special Needs

Our picks for family fun. more

Nov 3, 2017 10:04 AM EXPLORE

Five simple tips to try this Halloween to avoid a meltdown more

Oct 17, 2017 9:23 AM Special Needs

Shriners Hospital has created an app to help parents detect scoliosis concerns in their kids. more

Oct 13, 2017 10:39 AM Special Needs

Dinos & Dragons at Brookfield Zoo won't disappoint more

May 3, 2017 3:32 PM Nature

New business, I am ..., is creating new opportunities for people with special needs. more

Mar 13, 2017 5:56 PM Special Needs


Thomas Kubik / TK Photography

New subscription boxes filled with fun for parents and kids with special needs. more

Feb 6, 2017 7:03 PM Special Needs

Toy store focused on helping families with kids with special needs more

Nov 15, 2016 9:35 PM Special Needs