10-year-old helps upgrade his school’s playground for children of all abilities

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CHICAGO — A mother and son were on a mission to upgrade their school’s playground to accommodate students with disabilities. It is a project years in the making, finally read to make its debut.

Owen’s Playground Grand Opening will be on Aug. 17, at Hillcrest Elementary, 1435 Jefferson Ave, Downers Grove at 6 p.m.

If you are interested in having your local playground look more like Owen’s, be sure to visit Dream Build Play to give the gift of play to children of all abilities.