Downers Grove Teen With Cerebral Palsy Launches Campaign To Change Way Disabilities Are RepresentedA Downers Grove teenager has launched a one-woman online campaign to change the way people with disabilities are represented by the television, film and the fashion industry.
After Seeing Tweet, Ex-Bear Chris Harris Steps In To Help Family With 4 Disabled TeensFormer Chicago Bear Chris Harris is issuing a big donation, after seeing a tweet about a family in need of an elevator lift for their quadruplets who all suffer from cerebral palsy.
Hundreds Take Polar Plunge To Benefit Special OlympicsMore than 1,800 people plunged into the lake - at least part-way - at North Avenue Beach on Sunday to benefit Special Olympics.
Disabled Teen's Van Stolen During Greek FestA trip into the city was a costly one for a Lombard family. While they were at Greek Fest on Sunday, someone stole their van, but it’s not just any van – it’s a handicapped accessible vehicle that belongs to a special young man who can’t even get to the doctor now.
Cops: Caretaker Abuses Disabled Girl, Mom Captures It On VideoA 56-year-old West Englewood neighborhood woman was charged with physically abusing a disabled 13-year-old girl after the child's mother captured the alleged incident on videotape, police said.
Girl's Gift To Disabled Kids Becoming Holiday TraditionChristmas came a day early in West suburban Geneva and St. Charles for some kids with special needs. They were surprised with adaptive bikes, thanks to the kindness of a little girl.