On Monday nights throughout December, WCCO is going back to visit people whose stories touched us this past year. With generous support from our friends at Slumberland and Pandora Jewelry, it’s our hope to make Christmas unforgettable for these families. In this week’s “Season of Hope,” we go back to Litchfield High School. In April, we introduced you to two girls who invited boys from their special education program to senior prom.
Something special is happening inside the Savage Dome. It’s the first of its kind in Minnesota. It’s an adaptive lacrosse program for special needs kids called No Boundaries Lacrosse.
When Nicolle and Eric Leska got married in 2010, they knew they wanted to wait a bit before having another child. But at 38-years-old, Nicolle knew their risk of a baby with chromosomal abnormalities was going up, however slightly.
This weekend there’s a grand opening for a new place in the Twin Cities that’s raising awareness about Down Syndrome. But that really just scratches the surface of what Gigi’s Playhouse has to offer.
A St. Paul man has been sentenced to five years in prison after admitting he sexually assaulted a woman with Down syndrome on a city bus.
A St. Paul man has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a woman with Down syndrome on a bus in St. Paul Tuesday, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.
Many high school students have to go through adversity in order to play the sport they love. A Rochester floor hockey player has his own story to tell. Todd Claeys has Down syndrome and has undergone two open-heart surgeries.