Gigi's Playhouse Celebrates 100th Day Of "321 Days Of Acceptance" Campaign“Gigi’s Playhouse” celebrated on Wednesday the 100th day of a social media campaign aimed at acceptance and understanding.
Community Rallies After Bike Owned by Boy With Down Syndrome Is Stolen in Logan SquareA Chicago mom says she is touched by an outpouring of generosity after somebody stole a customized tricycle used by her son, who has Down syndrome.
Mom Pens Viral Letter To Parents After Children Avoid Son Who Has Down SyndromeA Palatine mother penned an emotional open letter on Facebook after she says children at a public pool in Algonquin avoided playing with her son, who has Down syndrome.
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.

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