LI Woman Gets Prison After Stealing $32,000 In Charity ScamMaureen Myles was found guilty of pocketing $32,000 raised in an event for Pam Capotosto and her 19-year-old son, who has cerebral palsy.
Hempstead Grant To Help Family Bring Child With Cerebral Palsy Into, Out Of HomeThe Johnsons have been struggling to bring 7-year-old Kayden, who sits in a wheelchair, up and down the few stairs outside their Roosevelt house.
Man With Cerebral Palsy Missing From East HarlemPolice late Friday were searching for a man with cerebral palsy who suffers from seizures, who vanished Friday from East Harlem.
Battle Over 'Return Home New Jersey' Program Reaches State LegislatorsThere is new hope for those fighting against the controversial program called "Return Home New Jersey.”
Dr. Max Gomez: High-Tech Rehab Robots Making Strides With Human ParalysisThese days robots do everything from manufacture cars and computers to disable bombs. We’ve even seen them in the operating room. Now, robots are helping paralyzed people get moving again.
Man Hailed As Hero For Helping Passengers In Metro-North DerailmentThe horror of the Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx Sunday was marked by some inspiring stories of bravery.
L.I. Man Waits In Agony For Repairs To Damaged WheelchairA Long Island man this weekend was still waiting for his customized wheelchair to be repaired, after it was stolen and damaged one month ago.
Man Who Found Stolen Wheelchair Speaks OutAs we reported yesterday, there was happy ending after a man with cerebral palsy had his wheelchair stolen by two 14-year-old boys who rode it around Flower Hill, Long Island and then left it when the battery went dead. Now the man who recovered it is speaking out.
Justice Dept. Looks At Mistreatment Of Disabled Students During New Rochelle H.S. EvacuationTwo disabled New Rochelle High School students claim they were mistreated during a fire condition last month and now the school is being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department.
Lindenhurst Still A Town On The Mend One Month After SandyA month after superstorm Sandy struck, gone is the thick oil that covered the streets by the water in Lindenhurst. So, too, is the silence of the residents in shock.
Stories From Main Street: Four-Legged Therapy For Special Children In NanuetThey can't always explain it, but something magical happens at the Children of Promise Stable in Nanuet.
Clinical Trial With Stem Cells Creates Hope For Parents Of Autistic ChildrenCases of autism have soared in recent years: one in every 88 children is diagnosed with the disorder. Now, a groundbreaking clinical trial will test whether a child's own stem cells - the building blocks of the body - might help.