North Texas Nonprofit Shares Tips On Making Halloween Sweeter For Special Needs ChildrenFrom ghosts to goblins to gooey treats, it’s no mystery why Halloween is such a popular holiday, but it can sometimes be a little tricky for children with special needs.
2 Best Friends In Texas Given Low Chance Of Survival Defy Odds And Graduate High School TogetherOdin Frost and Jordan Granberry were both given low chances -- not only of survival but of achievement -- when they were born with brain damage. But the two best friends, who grew up side-by-side in East Texas, persevered.
MedStar Takes Special Needs Children Trick-Or-TreatingMedStar picked up children, who are unable to walk or speak, in an ambulance and took them trick-or-treating.
Next Gerber Baby Will Be A Boy With Down SyndromeOne-year-old Lucas Warren's contagious smile won over executives at Gerber baby food who have made him their "spokesbaby" this year.
Nominate A Sick Kid For A Trick-Or-Treating Ambulance EscortThis year MedStar Mobile Healthcare is again accepting nominations for children to get a chance to have an ambulance escort them out for a night of Halloween fun.
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.
Advocates: Revamp Texas Adoption Care After Mistreated TeensThe child-protection system in Texas should be revamped to better monitor adoptions and prevent a reoccurrence of the seven special-needs children found near Houston isolated and living in filthy conditions, child advocates say.
Keller Mothers Wins Fight For Classroom CamerasA Keller mother fighting to place cameras in classrooms with special-needs students is finally seeing success.
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.