President George H.W. Bush honored his late wife’s passion for literacy by wearing socks with books on them to her funeral last weekend. The socks were a gift from 22-year-old John Cronin, an entrepreneur with Down syndrome who serves as the co-founder and “Chief Happiness Officer” of John’s Crazy
Caddie Paul Tesori says winning The Players Championship with Webb Simpson "means about as much as anything could."
When Ella Chambers returned to Hazel Grove Elementary School after competing in the Special Olympics , she was given a hero's welcome. Every member of the student body and faculty was waiting for the third-grader outside, chanting her name, carrying signs and cheering her on. "She was so stunned,"
Riding a bike for most kids is a rite of passage, but for kids with special needs attending the bike camp at Emerson Hospital, it’s like a dream come true. For 8-year-old Chloe, who has a form of cerebral palsy, it can be a bit overwhelming, she told ABC Boston affiliate WCVB . “Scared because not
[Editor's note: As the school year starts to wind down, parents all over the country will find themselves in meetings about the Individualized Education Plan, or IEP, for their children with special learning needs. As Beth Foraker and her 18-year-old son, Patrick, attended their last of these
Kyra Phillips is a correspondent for ABC News, based in Washington D.C. Prior to joining ABC News she was an award-winning anchor for “Live From,” “CNN Newsroom,” “American Morning,” and moved to HLN in 2012 to anchor “Raising America with Kyra Phillips”, a daily interactive program that focused on
A Utah teen with Down syndrome whose parents said was stripped of his Boy Scout merit badges is now back on track to earning his Eagle Scout award. An official for the Boy Scouts has assured the parents of 15-year-old Logan Blythe that his badges are still recognized and that the youth organization
Most parents are enamored by their children. But one dad is so inspired by his daughter, he created a rap and video dedicated just to her. Thijs de Bruijn lives in the Netherlands. He and his wife Marike have three children. Their 4-year-old, Eline, has Down syndrome. "Eline brings so much joy into
(Editor's note: March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day. On this day we at "Good Morning America" celebrate the lives of people with Down syndrome.) On a recent weekday afternoon, I heard the front door bang as our daughter Penny announced herself. "Mom!" she shouted, as is her custom as soon as she