When children are given the chance to play together without expectations or labels, authentic compassion and friendship can emerge. Katie Leigh Myers and her son, Kaden, witnessed that first-hand — and Katie's post to thank a kind, unidentified boy is going viral on Facebook.Read Full Story
As you tune into the Special Olympics World Summer Games Opening Ceremonies on July 25, you may notice something a little different. The new 2015 World Games anthem "Reach Up," which debuted June 15, will be performed by a star-studded cast — two celebrity musicians and two special guests.Read Full Story
I worked in a restaurant for almost a decade, and trust me when I say that I know offensive things are said and said often. For one father of a toddler with special needs, the typical restaurant talk went too far. Bruce Casper, former employee at the Chili's in the Pittsburgh Mills Mall, was fired for asking employees to stop using the offensive word "retarded."Read Full Story
Leslee Bailey was shocked to see that her 21-year-old daughter Amber, a student with Down syndrome, was excluded from the high school yearbook. Bailey says this is the first year that Amber, along with other students in the special needs transition program, was singled out.Read Full Story
When Dr. Donna Beegle asked a flight attendant for help accommodating her special-needs daughter, she never expected to be escorted off her flight by police officers, but that's exactly what happened last week when Donna and her family were returning from a family vacation to Disney World.Read Full Story
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