Shedd Aquarium Expanding Sensory-Friendly Accessibility OfferingsChicago's Shedd Aquarium is expanding their accessibility offerings designed to assist guests with autism or sensory processing disorder.
1 In 4 U.S. Adults Has A Disability, CDC SaysNew government research finds 61 million U.S. adults – about 1 in 4 Americans – have a disability that impacts a major part of their life.
Mother, Disabled Son 'Kicked Out' Of Theater Over 'Too Many Happy Noises'A theater manager at Cinemark confirmed that they asked the mom and her son to leave after receiving complaints from other moviegoers.
Report Ties Disability To Lack Of Access To Healthy FoodThe report found 31 percent of households that have a disabled working-age adult in the Chicago area are “food insecure.”
Illinois Fails To Support Disability Services, Report FindsA federal court monitor is criticizing Illinois for failing to ensure that people with developmental disabilities receive adequate support within their communities for a second year in a row.
Caregiver Charged Following Scalding-Related Death Of Disabled Boy, 8Aiden Bard died at Loyola at 12:25 p.m. Monday, according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy found he died of complications of thermal injuries from immersion in hot water.
Lingering Snow, Ice Present Obstacles To People With DisabilitiesIt's hard enough navigating snow-clogged streets and sidewalks when you don't have a disability. When you have one, it can be very difficult to get around, CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
CTA Drivers To Begin Asking Passengers To Give Up Seats For Seniors, Disabled Riders CTA is turning up the heat a bit on riders who hog priority seating space with strollers when seniors or riders with disabilities are on board.
Police Department Changes Disability Policy For Military VetsDepartment spokesman Adam Collins said the policy for those officers wounded or injured while on active duty military assignments will be the same as those wounded or injured in the line of duty.
After Grace Period, Crackdown Begins On Free Parking For The DisabledCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley went to find out if drivers are living up to the law.
Quinn Signs Law Giving Gym Exemption To Disabled Student-AthletesUntil today, students playing adaptive sports outside of school had to abide by a different set of rules in school. Governor Quinn has changed that, reports WBBM's Michele Fiore.
2 Investigators: Disabled Man's Wife Wrongly Ticketed For Using Handicap PlacardA woman who drives her husband to dialysis treatments received a ticket when she walked back to her car alone. But she did nothing wrong, advocates for the disabled say. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Someone You Should Know: New Lenox Wood WorksBenches and birdhouses are some of the products they make at the New Lenox Wood Works, but what's most important is the joy the place brings to the people who work there.
Report: Chicago Ridge Officials Question Ex-Police Chief's Disability PayOfficials in Chicago Ridge want to revisit a deal they made with their former police chief over his disability pay.
Boy, 11, Killed In Little Village FireChicago firefighters made several rescues last night, but were not able to save an 11-year old boy from a fire in the Little Village neighborhood.