May disability news roundup: Google commits to innovation, parents push for inclusive toys

Makies dolls #ToyLikeMe

At Variety, we're always on the lookout for new developments when it comes to making life better for children with disabilities.

So we wanted to share some cool news items we've seen come over the newswire this month. With the way technology and awareness are moving forward, new... Continue Reading »

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:09
A $25,000 grant from Anthem will help Variety kids sleep safer at night!

SleepSafe Beds

Faith, a 5-year-old Variety kid, is about to start kindergarten this August. But to excel, she’ll need a good night’s sleep.

Born with a complex set of neurological challenges, Faith’s body frequently makes involuntary movements. Come bedtime, that can be a huge challenge:... Continue Reading »

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 15:43
The more the merrier at Variety Children's Theatre auditions!

Kids perform at auditions for the Variety Children's Theatre production of Mary Poppins. Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, St. Louis, Missouri

By 8 a.m. Saturday morning, the halls of the Loretto-Hilton Center... Continue Reading »

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:40
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