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.
New Illinois Law Helps Special Needs Students Bridge The Digital Divide"This legislation truly meets the moment, when it comes to giving our students the most fulfilling education possible."
Navarro Farm In Frankfort Provides A Special Opportunity For People With Special NeedsA south suburban couple admits they had no business planting crops – but their son, and a sign from above, presented a seed of opportunity last September.
Governor JB Pritzker Signs Amended Code Allowing 22-Year-Old Students With Special Needs To Complete Academic YearGovernor JB Pritzker is expanding opportunities for students with special needs.
Gary Police Corporal, K9 Partner Find Girl With Special Needs Who Left Home In ColdA Gary police corporal and his K9 partner received accolades Saturday, as they stepped up together to find a teenage girl with special needs.
Parents Of Special Needs Students Around Chicagoland Worry About Support Their Kids Will Get Learning At HomeWorking full time and trying to make sure a special needs student is learning – it’s a tough task, and parents from Chicago to Northwest Indiana are worried their schools will not be able to provide the help they will need.
Stay-At-Home Order Presents New Challenges For People With Special NeedsThe stay-at-home order is hard on everyone, but for families who have children with special needs, quarantine presents special challenges.
Home Health Care Workers For Those With Special Needs Face Big Challenges With COVID-19Amid the coronavirus pandemic, home healthcare workers face significant challenges, especially those who work with people who have special needs.
Keshet Helping People With Special Needs Adjust To Life During PandemicKeshet has taken its programming online.
Local Shop Recycles Paint And Reinvests In Those With Special Needs"We've diverted 66,000 containers last year away from landfills and 80% of it is becoming a brand new paint. It's a really cool process you can see from beginning to end."
Man Rents Out Entire Theater After Mom With Special Needs Son Asked To Leave MovieA northwest suburban boy with special needs and his family enjoyed a carefree afternoon at the movies thanks to the stranger, who rented out an entire theater for them.
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.
River Grove School Bus Gets Police Escort"Stressful" is how a Teresa Borria described putting her special needs son on his school bus every day before a police officer got involved.
9-Year-Old Girl With No Hands Wins National Handwriting ContestThe nine-year-old from Virginia has just won the 2018 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest's Nicholas Maxim Award.