Author, Illustrator Team Up For Children's Book About Acceptance; Proceeds Benefit Gigi's Playhouse Serving Kids With Down SyndromeTwo longtime friends are collaborating again – creating another book full of life lessons for young people.
Loyola Women's Basketball Coach Kate Achter Says Baby Daughter, Reese, Has Changed Her PerspectiveWe all know Loyola’s oldest superfan – Sister Jean – but she has some competition now from the Ramblers’ youngest fan, Reese.
More Than $100,000 From Down Syndrome Organization Gone By 'Undocumented Spending'A long-time member of the Down Syndrome Association of northwest Indiana, or DSA, is getting her first look at property turned over to the group by its former president and executive director.
Resource Fair Helps Parents Of Children With Special NeedsThe 8th annual Developmental Differences Resource Fair at DePaul College Prep featured more than 70 exhibitors Sunday.
Sororities Reject University Cheerleader With Down Syndrome, Big Sister Fights BackGeorge Mason University promised to do "better in the future" after student with Down syndrome was rejected by every sorority during recruitment over the weekend.
Cubs Fan Meets Special Olympics Fundraising Goal, Sings At Cubs GameThe 30-year-old, who has Down Syndrome, earned the opportunity after he wrote a letter to Cubs owner, Tom Rickett, asking to sing if he raised at least $5,000 for Special Olympics.
Corey Lewandowski Refuses To Apologize For Mocking Girl With Down Syndrome Separated From MotherCorey Lewandowski refused to apologize Wednesday after he dismissed the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border illegally.
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.