Gillian Marchenko

Chicago moms find happiness in raising their children with special needs

Raising a child with special needs can be difficult. While parents get stuck thinking about the hard parts, it's easy for them to think about the good things.

How to talk to your kids about special needs

Fifty-seven thousand students with disabilities are enrolled in the Chicago Public School system. How can families talk to their kids about children with special needs?

Siblings in a special needs family

Sometimes siblings of special needs kids feel left out, or super responsible. Chicago has some great resources for balancing your parenting when you have children with different needs.
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