Graduation brings about all kinds of emotions for parents and kids, but for some families with special-needs children the event carries a meaning all of its own.

Heading to kindergarten is a milestone, but for 5-year-old Maurico Coello, who was born with spina bifida, it's an achievement beyond words. "We never expected that he would walk," says Maurico's mother Alexandra.

But Monday,...

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