Special Education News
Elementary school uses therapy pig to improve learning
An elementary school in eastern Iowa is using a therapy pig to help special education students manage emotions and focus on learning
Democratic mega-donor Mostyn dies amid 'mental health issue'
Democratic mega donor Steve Mostyn, a powerful Texas trial lawyer who was a prominent national backer of liberal causes and candidates, has died after what his wife called "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue."
'A Killing on the Cape': The Murder of Christa Worthington -- Episode 4
This is Episode 4 of "A Killing on the Cape," a six-episode ABC Radio podcast and an ABC News "20/20" documentary. For Episode 1-3, please visit httpabcnews.com/akillingonthecape. Subscribe and listen to the podcast on our partners and platforms: Apple Podcasts , Spotify , Google Play Music ,
How to support Special Olympic athletes outside the sports arena
Special Olympic hockey star Daniel Davila appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new campaign from sponsor, Voya Financial, which helps families with children who have special needs plan for their financial future.
Double-amputee boy gets surprise meeting with quadruple-amputee therapy dog
A 10-year-old boy who recently had both his legs amputated had a dream come true when he got to meet a rescue dog who had all four of his limbs amputated. Owen Mahan of Pittsboro, Indiana, flew to Arizona Friday to meet Chi Chi, a dog he previously knew only from watching videos of him online for
Meet the school principal who brought his community together after Hurricane Irma
Florida Keys resident Harry Russell turned his school into a daycare and a distribution center for donated supplies in the aftermath of the storm.
Teen shares emotional letter found hours after her mother's death: 'Enjoy life and live each day as if it is your last'
One teen who lost her mother after a battle with cancer was comforted after she read a letter her mother penned to her months before her passing. Hannah Summers told ABC News her older sister found the letters Peggy Summers wrote to each of her children hours after her death last Tuesday. Peggy
SPECIAL REPORT: Deadly truck terror in Manhattan
A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial in New York City and mowed down people Tuesday, killing at least eight and injuring several others.
Mom expecting 2nd baby with Down syndrome opens up about her experience
Editor's note: Recently, Ashley Engele, a mom of two whose oldest child has Down syndrome, found out she was pregnant with her third baby. Soon after, the Nashville, Illinois mom was told her unborn baby, like her first born, has Trisomy 21, more commonly known as Down syndrome. In the four and a
Woman thanks Home Depot employee who bought Halloween costume supplies for son in wheelchair
A Home Depot is being praised on social media after she footed the bill for a boy's Halloween costume supplies. Aimee Mcilroy of Wake Forest, North Carolina, publicly thanked Valerie Baker on Facebook, after Baker bought nearly $100 worth of materials for 7-year-old Jackson Mcilroy's wheelchair