Little Friends Organization Says It Needs To Move From Naperville Mansion, But Preservationists Worry About DemolitionA Naperville mansion houses a cherished organization that serves 1,000 adults and children – many with autism.
Mom's Prenatal Opioids May Stunt Kids' Learning, Study SaysLearning disabilities and other special education needs are common in children born with opioid-related symptoms from their mother's drug use while pregnant, according to the first big U.S. study to examine potential long-term problems in these infants.
Perplexing Case: When Alleged Bully And Victim Have Developmental DisabilitiesIn January, school officials alerted parents of Grace Sanchez that Grace may have been inappropriately touched by a younger student for the second time in three months. CBS 2's Rob Johnson reports.
Lawyer: Media ‘Sensationalized’ Alleged Facebook Live AttackersLawyers representing the four people accused of attacking a teen with mental disabilities said media coverage has led to death threats.
Dying Woman's Final Wish: To Not Be Cremated
DePaul Student Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Disabled WomanA DePaul University sophomore was charged with sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman with developmental disabilities. Joseph Annel, 19, of the 1200 block of West Fullerton Avenue, was charged with criminal sexual assault and appeared in court Sunday.
Quinn To Close Mental Institutions In Tinley, JacksonvilleGov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that he plans to close a Tinley Park mental hospital and a Jacksonville center for people with developmental disabilities as he ramps up efforts to move people out of state institutions and into group homes or other kinds of community care.
Quinn Signs Bill To Improve Mental Health ServicesGov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation to help people dealing with mental health issues.