Tag: Special needs

This little girl's wish to record a podcast came true, thanks to a Chicago radio station

Not many five-year-olds might think to record a podcast as their big "wish," but Azka Sharief is one unique little girl.

Pouring it forward

​In the United States, around eighty percent of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are unemployed.

Happy tails from this Connecticut shelter

A two-legged kitty gets a new lease on life, thanks to her adopted family.

A camp that gives hope

The Center for Family Justice breaks the cycle of abuse and violence by providing services that create hope and restore lives.

Helping children reach their full potential

Dame Vera Lynn established her charity to support children with cerebral palsy and other motor learning impairments.

This is no ordinary kids' camp

The second “Hole in the Wall Camp” opened in 1993 in New York's scenic Adirondack Park.

Giving deaf children the gift of sound and speech

Giving a child access to sound as soon as possible is essential to their development and future.

At this special camp, children are encouraged to "raise a little hell"

Diagnosed with cancer at just 11 years old, Amanda Garbatini struggled to cope — until she heard about a unique Connecticut kids' camp.