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Members of UPS for DownS hold a recent training session. (CBS)

Your Chicago: UPS for DownS

CBS 2′s Rob Johnson introduces us to United Parent Support for Down Syndrome.

07/19/2013

Prom King

Young Man With Down Syndrome Elected Prom King

A Romeoville man wants the world to know his son was elected high school prom king.

WBBM Newsradio–05/15/2012

Garbage Chute Fall

Disabled Boy Falls Down Garbage Chute, Dies In Gold Coast

Police are investigating an overnight tragedy in the Gold Coast, in which a developmentally disabled 16-year-old boy was found dead in a trash compactor in a high-rise on Astor Street.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

A couple of youngsters play at Gigi's Playhouse, an organization for the families of children with Down syndrome. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Gigi’s Playhouse

From afar, it looks like any other playroom. Kids are laughing — enjoying their toys, books, and each other. But take a closer look and you will see that all of these kids are special. They all have Down syndrome, CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

02/10/2012

School Bus

Driver Is Fired After Leaving Special-Needs Student On Bus For 5 Hours

The Alpha School Bus Co. said Friday it has fired the bus driver who left a special-needs student on a bus in south suburban Crestwood for five hours earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Governor Pat Quinn (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Federal Funding To Expand Park Ridge Down Syndrome Center

Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday that $1.3 million in “Illinois Jobs Now!” capital funding will be used to expand the Adult Down Syndrome Center at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

10/31/2010