special needs

America’s Got Talent kicked off its 14th season on Tuesday night and we may already have our most breathtaking performance of the season already. Kodie Lee, a 22-year-old young man who is blind and autistic also happens to be a musical prodigy. His mom, Tina, helped him get to the stage and in front of the […]

Comedian Michael Jr. brings the hardships of real life and comedy to the big screen in More Than Funny. The film features three real-life stories, chosen to inspire the audience. It was shot in front of a live audience at one of his comedy shows, and he’s bringing it to a theater near you for one night […]

A school principal in Houston is receiving harsh criticism after telling a cruel and frankly dangerous joke about a Black special needs student. Shanna Swearingen, a white principal at Ponderosa Elementary School joked about telling police that a Black special needs student had a gun according to the Huffington Post. The Houston Chronicle reports that the student Swearingen is […]

Michael Boylan is the founder of The Reach For Me Network, the first social media site created specifically for the parents and caregivers of children with special needs. He is the proud father of a son who has physical and cognitive challenges. He writes about his journey from life as a successful, Type A, married, […]

The Chicago mother of a special needs child is demanding answers after she discovered him covered in a black trash bag at school

Lakaisha Reid (pictured) is fit to be tied. The mom of six-year-old Patrick (pictured) is upset that her special needs child was allegedly handcuffed by a…