October Is Down Syndrome Awareness MonthThe online tool, Gemiini, teaches speech and reading skills to students with special needs.
Student With Down Syndrome To Be First Queen Of Countryside St. Patrick's Day ParadeTori Reyes’ mother, Becki Reyes, said her 17-year-old daughter is honored and excited about being crowned Wednesday night at a ceremony at Countryside City Hall.
Missing Boy With Down Syndrome Found SafeRonquante Sanders, of the 7300 block of North Seeley Avenue, left his home about 11 a.m. Thursday. Police said Sanders safely returned home Friday morning.
Your Chicago: UPS for DownS CBS 2's Rob Johnson introduces us to United Parent Support for Down Syndrome.
Young Man With Down Syndrome Elected Prom KingA Romeoville man wants the world to know his son was elected high school prom king.
Disabled Boy Falls Down Garbage Chute, Dies In Gold CoastPolice 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.
Your Chicago: Gigi's PlayhouseFrom 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.
Driver Is Fired After Leaving Special-Needs Student On Bus For 5 HoursThe 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.
Federal Funding To Expand Park Ridge Down Syndrome CenterGov. 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.