Project Home: 'Big Wave' Community To House Special Needs Adults In Half Moon Bay After Decades-Long BattleAfter two decades of public pushback, a community for developmentally disabled adults is finally being built in Half Moon Bay.
Beloved Boulder Creek Camp For The Differently-Abled Rebuilds After Devastating WildfireLocated in the forests of Boulder Creek, Camp Krem represents a small handful of the 1,490 structures that fell victim to the CZU Lightning Complex fires in Santa Cruz County. But it was an outsized, deeply felt loss for its thousands of current and former campers, their families and staff.
Bay Area College Student Makes 3-D Face Shields For Kids With Special Needs, Frontline WorkersA Bay Area college student who saw an urgent need during the pandemic has created a solution in his garage.
East Bay Color Guard Highlights Abilities Of Members With Special NeedsStudents with disabilities put on performances like superstars, thanks to a Martinez woman who highlights their abilities.
Dog Without Front Legs Looking For New Home After Being Rescued By East Bay GroupAn East Bay rescue group is searching for a home for a unique pet that has a great lesson to teach about being resilient.
East Bay Paratransit Shaken Up Following KPIX InvestigationAfter a nine-month KPIX 5 investigation revealed major problems with a local paratransit agency, some changes are finally happening.
BART Official Urges Action to Fix Slow East Bay Paratransit ServiceMany with special needs in the Bay Area rely on paratransit buses which are often slow and unreliable. Now one East Bay official is taking action in response to an ongoing KPIX investigation.
Disabled Riders' Families Share Nightmare Stories About East Bay Paratransit ServiceGetting around town is not easy for people with disabilities. Many who are not able to use public transit rely on a private company with a terrible reputation for poor service.
Special-Needs Riders Endure Slow Service On Paratransit VansImagine what it would feel like to sit in a bus for three-plus hours for a 14-mile ride. Then imagine what it's like for a disabled person.
9-Year-Old Girl With No Hands Wins National Handwriting ContestThe nine-year-old from Virginia has just won the 2018 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest's Nicholas Maxim Award.
Dubs Drill Student Athletes With Disabilities At High-Energy Basketball ClinicStudent athletes with developmental disabilities from all across the East Bay got to play some serious ball with the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday.
Bay Area Mom Inspired By Son's Disability Promotes Special Needs Kids' RightsWhen her son was diagnosed with a disability, a Bay Area woman found a way not only to help her son, but also help many other children with disabilities.
School District Sued 2nd Time After Special Needs Boy Inappropriately Touched AgainThe mother sued Richmond’s West Contra Costa school district in 2013, saying her son was inappropriately touched in a restroom.
Dwayne Johnson's 'Grateful' Expression On Instagram To Meet a Fan'The Rock' takes to social media to express how 'grateful' he is to meet a fan with special needs on 'Baywatch' set...
Berkeley Schools ‘Recess Restriction’ May Unfairly Target Minority KidsThe Berkeley Unified School District is asking for more details about how its “recess restriction” policy is working.