Local Charity Issuing Grants To Help Fund Applied Behavioral Analysis For Kids With AutismFree money is on the way to dozens of families with children on the autism spectrum.
A Day After Plainfield Mom Told CBS 2 She Was Keeping Her Special-Needs Son At Home Because Of School Bus Driver Shortage And Long Commute, District 202 Contacts Her With SolutionsA day after a Plainfield mother told CBS 2 she was keeping her special-needs son home from school because a bus driver shortage had stretched the commute time to four hours, the school district emailed her offering solutions.
Plainfield Mother Is Keeping Her Special-Needs Son Home From School, With School Bus Driver Shortage Dragging Out Ride Four HoursThe bus driver shortage has reached critical mass for one southwest suburban school district, which is now offering thousands of dollars to parents to help fill that gap.
4-Year-Old Girl With Autism Comes Home From School With Bruises, And Fight To Move Schools Goes Horribly Until Mom Gets Results With CBS 2It is nightmare fuel for parents - your child coming home from school with mystery bruises and being unable to explain what happened. A Belmont Heights mom said she lived that nightmare, and the fight that followed to get her out of that school made things worse. So she called CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra and got quick results.
'Hands Hurt, Mom': Chicago Boy With Autism Complains Of Injuries After Getting Off School Bus"They just told me, someone watched the video, from CPS and they called the DCFS hotline."
Advocate Discusses How To Prevent Autism Elopement After 12-Year-Old Kyrin Carter Found Dead In Little Calumet RiverThe tragic story of Kyrin Carter, the 12-year-old with autism found dead in the Little Calumet River Tuesday, serves as a very important reminder to educate those around us about autism elopement -- when a child or adult with autism wanders away.
Search Continues For Kyrin Carter, 12-Year-Old Boy With Autism, Missing Two Days After Walking Out Of Hotel In HammondHammond Police said Kyrin was visiting with his family from Kansas City, when he walked out the back door of the Best Western near 179th Street and Cline Avenue around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.
MISSING: Kyrin Carter, 12, Has Autism, Last Seen In Hammond, IndianaPolice in Hammond, Indiana were searching Saturday evening for a missing 12-year-old boy with autism.
'Autism Database' Seeks To Help Provide Help When Special Needs Kids Get Lost Or Go MissingWe're in the middle of National Autism Awareness Month and a suburban police sergeant hopes to make departments across the country aware of his special needs tool.
Police In Oak Park Distributing Green Bracelets To Better Assist Residents With DisabilitiesThe Oak Park Police Department is implementing a new strategy to better serve residents with disabilities who may not be able to communicate verbally during an emergency.
If People Can't Wear Masks For Medical Reasons, What Can They Expect From Businesses?Businesses across the world are looking out for everyone’s safety by requiring masks – but what if the customer can’t wear a mask for medical reasons?
Father Is Fighting 'Behavior Management' Fee On Dental Appointment Bill For His Son With AutismMichael Johnson was not pleased after he found an extra charge on his son’s dental bill.
Deerfield Dad Says Offer To Pay Driver Who Hit His Son To Surrender Will Expire On Friday EveningA Deerfield dad said Tuesday that his offer to pay $10,000 to the hit-and-run driver who hit his son will expire if that driver does not surrender by Friday evening.
Deerfield Dad Talks About Offer To Pay $10,000 To Driver Who Hit Son If Driver SurrendersA Deerfield father has made an unusual offer – promising $10,000 to the hit-and-run driver who hit his son.
Deerfield Father Makes Bold Offer To Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck 12-Year-Old Son With AutismA Deerfield father was offering a $10,000 reward Sunday to find the driver who hit his 12-year-old son, who has autism.