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More than life's bare minimum: Parents, caretakers create pathways for specially abled kids

More than life’s bare minimum: Parents, caretakers create pathways for specially abled kids

April 3, 2017

Diagnosed with autism at age 4, Kerry Magro said it caused his classmates to constantly bully him, telling him he was different.With innumerable hours of therapy and support from his parents and communi...

Shirts off for (some of) The Walters!

REVIEW: The Orwells, The Walters shake it down at home show on US tour kickoff (PHOTOS)

March 17, 2017

"Take your shirt off!" the crowd shouted at Walter Kosner of The Walters. Lead singer Luke Olson screamed into the microphone for Kosner to appease the audience; he didn't need to be told again and ...

Autism Eats, an organization that provides a safe space for families with autistic children to eat in public without judgment, is having its first Chicago dinner on March 18 at the Fireside Inn, 5739 N. Ravenswood Ave.

Chicago group makes sure ‘Autism Eats’

March 13, 2017

Shannon Dunworth knew she could not be the only one who noticed stares from patrons in restaurants as her stepson, who has autism, roamed around and impatiently waited for his food. Knowing that others ...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Staff contract is victory for union, college administration

November 28, 2016

After approximately four years of back-and-forth that included petitions, pickets, rallies and undeniable tension with the administration, the United Staff of Columbia College’s bargaining team an...

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