Special Needs

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Happiness, Smiles Abound At Annual ‘Stephanie’s Day’ Event In Studio City

Stephanie’s Day, a unique resource fair for families with children impacted by autism and other special needs, was hosted by CBS2/KCAL9 for a fifth consecutive year.

06/20/2015

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Jeans Specific For Special Needs Kids To Showcase At Stephanie’s Day Event

As the annual Stephanie’s Day approaches in just a few days, one attending company is helping special needs kids of all ages fit in through jeans.

06/17/2015

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Mother Pleads For Justice For Slain Teenage Son

Jennifer Rivers says her son, Tavin Price, a young man with special needs, was shot and killed Friday morning after he refused to give his red shoes to gang members while they were at a local car wash.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/15/2015

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Parents Frustrated After Public Overruns Park Built For Special-Needs Kids

A new park with equipment designed to allow special-needs children to play safely is the focus of controversy after parents say non-special-needs children have overrun the space.

06/09/2015

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‘Pink Pump Affair’ Raises Money For Kids With Special Needs

The fundraising event will kick off Sunday at the Montage Beverly Hills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2015

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Stolen Service Dog Maximus Recovered

Maximus was reunited with his owner Wednesday.

04/01/2015

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3 Suspects Wanted For Stealing Companion Dog That Works With Special Needs Children

Detectives Friday were seeking the public’s help in locating three suspects wanted for stealing a companion dog that works with special needs children.

03/27/2015

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Vigil Remembers 16-Year-Old High School Special-Needs Student Fatally Struck By 2 Cars

He was struck just three blocks from the school.

11/05/2014

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Palmdale Teacher Arrested In Molestion Of Student With Special Needs

A teacher has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 17-year-old special needs student a Palmdale high school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2014

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Woman With Special Needs Says She Was Mistakenly Arrested In Gang Sweep

A High Desert woman says she was mistakenly arrested during a gang sweep, but her family says she is not a criminal – she is a person with special needs.

08/25/2014

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Family Outraged School Had Students With Special Needs Dig Through Trash For Recyclables

The family of a special needs student in Jurupa Valley is furious that his school had him and his classmates rummage through the trash for recyclables.

08/13/2014

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Casa Colina Holds Annual Sports Camp For People With Disabilities, Special Needs

The Casa Colina Outdoor Adventures program was holding its annual Land Meets Sea Sports Camp Thursday for people with disabilities and special needs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2014

Someone stole $20,000 worth of custom-made saddles that helped special needs kids ride horses in Apple Valley. (credit: CBS)

Custom Saddles To Help Kids With Special Needs Ride Horses Are Stolen In Apple Valley

On the last Saturday of every month, Ty Nitti invites special needs children to the ranch for free equine therapy.

07/25/2014

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A Preview Of Stephanie’s Day 2014

This Saturday, June 21st, the fourth Stephanie’s Day will be held on the CBS Studios lot (4200 Radford, Studio City, 91604). Admission and parking are free. The event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

06/18/2014

Special needs student Erick Ortiz, 16, drowned while on a school trip in East LA. (credit: the Ortiz family.)

Funeral Held For Special Needs Teen Who Drowned On School Trip In East LA

A funeral will be held Wednesday in Monterey Park for a 16-year-old special needs boy who drowned during a school outing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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