Sarah Collins

Variety's Kids on the Go helped one area boy get back on the court with a donated wheelchair made specifically for basketball. more

Jul 19, 2010 3:36 PM Chicago Parent Archives

A program of the Music Institute of Chicago helps more than 1,500 kids with special needs each year through art and music therapy. more

Jul 12, 2010 12:42 PM Special Needs

With the Blackhawks fresh off their run for the Stanley Cup, hockey is hotter than ever in Chicago. And the Blackhawks-sponsored Tomahawks league offers people with special needs a place to learn. more

Jul 12, 2010 12:20 PM Special Needs

Kids have a personal sense of style. ThatÂ’s what Iris Shamus was counting on when she started AllerMates, a line of medical alert jewelry for children with food allergies. more

Jul 12, 2010 11:51 AM Chicago Parent Archives

A doctor at Chicago's Children's Memorial hospital is one of only a few doctors in the world helping kids breathe with tracheotomies. more

Jul 12, 2010 11:29 AM Chicago Parent Archives

A Big Blast is offering the northwest suburbs a new take on gymnastics classes for children with special needs. more

Jul 12, 2010 11:08 AM Special Needs

Kids fear - and often make fun of - what they don't understand. Education about special needs can make would-be bullies think twice. more

Jun 30, 2010 2:33 PM Special Needs