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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.

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.

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.

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.

Autism Takes Flight at ILM

Autism Takes Flight allows families to soar to heights that they've never reached before.

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.

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.

Santa crawls on the floor to help a blind boy with autism feel the Christmas spirit

A Texas mom says her 6-year-old son met "the real Santa" last week at a Fort Worth sporting goods store.

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New Hanover County 4-H holds annual award ceremony virtually

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Cape Fear churches continue to adapt worship services during the pandemic

More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and local churches continue to adapt as the pandemic alters their Sunday services.

Deadly shooting near Duke University

People who live in the area say it’s a mostly quiet community made up of families and Duke students.