The Ones For Texas: Party With A PurposeThis Christmas party in Garland is a chance to honor special needs children and adults. It started with 38 families a decade ago and a small party at a church building.
Texas Medicaid Cuts Leave Special Needs Kids Without TherapySome Texas children with special needs have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational and physical therapy in December.
Highland Park Holds Football Game For Kids With Special NeedsA group of eighth-grade boys from Highland Park Middle School have spent the last two months planning for a day that they had no idea would create such lasting memories for them or their friends with special needs.
A Band Apart: Special Needs Musicians Aim For World StageThe FREE Players Drum Corps from Old Bethpage, New York, is composed entirely of adults with intellectual and physical disabilities.
Mom Angry Over DFW Airport Pat Down Of Special Needs SonA mother says she and her special needs son were "treated like dogs" after her request for alternate screening at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport led an officer to closely pat down the boy.
Kind Gesture Encourages Child With Special NeedsRandy Saunders may currently work at a fast-food restaurant but he may have a future as a motivational speaker.
Special Needs Families Ask For Patience During The HolidaysA simple plea on behalf of those families who already have enough to deal with: try gifting them with some compassion, patience, and perhaps a sincere smile.
Dallas Bus Agency Accused Of Neglect And DisregardParents of a special-needs child contend a driver of their son's school bus got into a crash with a wrong way driver, but no one told the parents.
Boy In Wheelchair Denied Service At Southlake SupercutsA local salon will soon undergo “retraining” after the staff at a Southlake Supercuts refused to cut the hair of a boy with special needs.
Photographer Gives Free Photo Shoots To Special Needs FamiliesA photographer in Maryland is giving away free photo shoots – but don’t get ready for your close up just yet… the recipients can only be families with children who face challenges.
Texas Mom's Legal Fight Ends With Cameras In Special Ed ClassesA mother in Keller has won a legal battle to have video surveillance cameras in special education classrooms in Texas. She began the journey after claims that her son was being mistreated.
Horse Center Founder Explains Why He Shut Down Special Needs ProgramA program that has helped special needs children for years shut down suddenly and prompted a police investigation into the closure.

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