October Is Down Syndrome Awareness MonthThe online tool, Gemiini, teaches speech and reading skills to students with special needs.
Two Oak Park Moms Create Books For Children With Special NeedsTwo moms from Oak Lawn have teamed up to make the transition of school for special needs kids a little easier by creating a book series.
Coach For Special-Needs Athletes Charged With Sexual BatteryThe charges stem from a trip to a Georgia competition last spring, authorities say.
Suit: Chicago Public Schools Bungled Contract For Special-Needs NursesThe first day of school is supposed to be full of wonder and excitement for students. But for many special needs kids, it was anything but. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
State Considers Change In Special Needs Student PolicyThousands of people are protesting a proposed change for special education classrooms.
Six Hurt When Bus Hits Car In West WoodlawnSix special needs adults and the driver were on board the bus when it collided with at least one vehicle at the intersection of 67th Street and St. Lawrence Avenue.
Chicago's Anixter Center Celebrates Nearly A Century Of ServiceIt might appear to be your average packaging company on Chicago's North side, but its employees make the Anixter center different from the others.
A Place You Should Know: Our Place Community Room Up in the northern suburbs, a group of parents got together to do something special for their adult children with specials needs. CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.
Woman With Special Needs Has Been Missing For 2 WeeksA social service agency that helps people with disabilities is reaching out to the public for help in finding a young Crest Hill woman who has been missing for more than two weeks.
Special Needs Student Left Alone On Bus For 3 HoursA Southwest Side woman said her grandson, a special needs child, could have died. The boy was left on a school bus for hours and nobody noticed. As CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports, it happened earlier this month when it was unseasonably hot.
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.