A young man with Down Syndrome – but importantly, talent – shined in the spotlight Saturday night.
July 21, 2011 is a day I will never forget. I attended the funeral of a 4-month-old little boy. Then, I attended the funeral of his father. It was an emotional day full of tears, questions and disbelief.
It is not unusual to see people wearing pink in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But for thousands of local families, October is also for blue and yellow — the colors that represent Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
A family alleges they weren’t allowed to fly first class on American Airlines because their son has Down Syndrome.
We all remember the day when we learned to ride a bicycle and the extra achievement when that ride stopped involving training wheels. Helping North Texans with special needs achieve that goal is the focus of a unique week-long event in Arlington.
A pet dog who provides comfort to a man with special needs is still missing, nearly a week after he was taken during a violent car jacking in Cedar Hill.
A Cedar Hill family lost more than just their car in a carjacking. They lost their dog as well. But he isn’t just “a dog.” The pet, they named Butch Michael Washington, provides comfort to a man with special needs.
Ask Marvette Washington about her family. She’ll tell you about her brother, Prentice, who has Down Syndrome, and their dog, Butch, a 3 year old Schnauzer/Yorkie mix.
Mariah Slick doesn’t miss many of her school’s games. Thursday night she was there early cheering on the Azle Junior High volleyball team.
A Fort Worth mother is hoping to find her daughter who has special needs. Autumn Lee Ware has been missing for six days now.