WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Special Needs

(credit: CBS)

Maple Grove Driver Saves Special Needs Students From Burning Bus

A veteran school bus driver is being credited with some quick thinking that may have saved the lives of his passengers. Alfred Lewis, 59, was transporting four special needs students to Elm Creek Elementary in Maple Grove around 8:20 a.m. Thursday morning.

03/06/2014

(credit: CBS)

Belle Plaine Fire Destroys Chickens That Helped Special Needs Child

A Belle Plaine family is struggling to salvage the holiday season after a barn fire killed two dozen chickens and two roosters that were used as therapy for their special needs child.

12/10/2013

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Event Gives Special-Needs Families The Joy Of Snowmobiling

Winter can be a difficult time of year for children with special needs. But a group of snowmobilers in Farmington are trying to change that.

02/16/2013

(credit: CBS)

Circus Juventas Teams Up To Fundraise With Fraser

Fraser is an organization helping families dealing with autism and Saturday night is their big benefit – their biggest fundraising event of the year.

10/27/2012

(credit: CBS)

Making A Difference: Connecting Youth With Special Needs

Many of us take things like making friends or living independently for granted. When one Twin Cities mom felt her daughter wouldn’t have the same opportunities as others, she did something about it.

03/01/2012

police, generic, lights, cop, flashing, officials, authorities

Police: Abduction Attempt Was A Misunderstanding

Police are looking for a man accused of trying to lure a girl with special needs into his vehicle.

04/21/2011