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Mom shares sweet photo of custodian comforting daughter with autism

A mom from Alvin, Texas, shared a sweet photo of her daughter and a school custodian on Facebook — and the heartwarming image has quickly gone viral.
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Boy consoles crying classmate with autism on first day of school

The first day of school can be nerve-wracking for most kids, so an 8-year-old boy from Wichita, Kansas did what he could to make it easier for a fellow student. Courtney Moore took several photos of her son, Christian, on the first day of school at Minneha Core Knowledge Elementary.
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Teen with autism receives nearly 700 birthday cards, personal visits

A local teenager who has autism is celebrating his 18th birthday with hundreds of birthday cards from all over the world.
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Local teen with autism wishes for birthday cards, turning 18

A New Hanover County teen who has autism is asking for birthday cards to help celebrate his 18th birthday.
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In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer

All the counseling, therapy and medication did little to ease 9-year-old Sobie Cummings' crippling anxiety and feelings of isolation. And so a psychiatrist suggested that a service dog might help the autistic child connect with other kids.
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Autism Takes Flight at ILM

Autism Takes Flight allows families to soar to heights that they've never reached before.
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NC students share excitement as classmate with autism elected Homecoming King

Students at a North Carolina high school banded together to make sure one of their classmates had a special homecoming.

School bus driver accused of assaulting 7-year-old with autism

Police in North Carolina say a school bus driver assaulted a 7-year-old boy with autism.
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New Leland drop-in childcare includes special staff, room for kids with sensory challenges

If you are a parent and need to run some errands or just want a Saturday night out to dinner, a new drop-in childcare facility in Leland might be able to help. But it also has a unique offering for some families.

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