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.
'Padraig's Place' Gets Families Into Adaptive SkiingFor parents of children with special needs, simple things like going out to dinner as a family can be a challenge. That is why Brian and Eileen Foley started Padraig's Place adaptive ski program, which gives families the chance to hit the slopes together.
Target To Start Offering 'Caroline’s Cart' NationwideTarget is rolling out a cart designed for children with special needs at its stores nationwide. A majority of Target stores will have what is called "Caroline's Cart" starting March 19.
Child's Body Found In Mississippi River In St. CloudPolice in St. Cloud say they have found the body of a 6-year-old boy who went missing Thursday night.
Miracle League Gives All Kids Opportunity To Play BallA Twin Cities baseball league is teaching kids more than just the fundamentals of the game. The West Metro Miracle League gives kids of all abilities the chance to play. Built off Highway 101 in Minnetonka nearly eight years ago, the modified field is specially designed for children with special needs.
Store Offers One-On-One Shopping For Kids With Special NeedsA local woman has started a pilot shopping program for families who struggle with taking their small children to the mall.
Nonprofit Offers Post-H.S. Option For Special Needs AthletesThere are many opportunities for students with special needs to play sports in Minnesota. But after they graduate and leave their high school teams, then what?
Maple Grove Driver Saves Special Needs Students From Burning BusA 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.
Belle Plaine Fire Destroys Chickens That Helped Special Needs ChildA 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.
Event Gives Special-Needs Families The Joy Of SnowmobilingWinter can be a difficult time of year for children with special needs. But a group of snowmobilers in Farmington are trying to change that.
Circus Juventas Teams Up To Fundraise With FraserFraser is an organization helping families dealing with autism and Saturday night is their big benefit – their biggest fundraising event of the year.
Making A Difference: Connecting Youth With Special NeedsMany 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.