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 Public Transit ServiceGetting around town is not easy for people with disabilities. Many who are not able to use public transit rely on a private public transit 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.
Arrest Made After Assault On Child At Antioch Special Needs SchoolA teacher's aide was arrested Wednesday after disturbing video surfaced that showed the aide assaulting a young boy with special needs at an Antioch school.
Father: East Bay School District ‘Failed’ 3rd Grader Blamed For Campus LockdownThe father of a third grader attending Mount Diablo Elementary School knows his son has major behavior problems, but didn't know it was to the point of disrupting the entire school.
Swim Program Combines Fun With Support For Special Needs KidsIt started with one lesson nearly 25 years ago. Today, many special needs children are discovering the joy of playing in a swimming pool, thanks to this week's Jefferson Award winner.