A 13-year-old girl spoke unprompted for the first time while admiring a neighbor's Christmas decorations.
“In a regular setting, visits with Santa would be next to impossible due to the chaos and crowds," a mom says of the need for events aimed at kids with special needs.
Taneeka Ingram first met Jakobe as an infant with health issues resulting from being born premature.
David Bloch, 21, has autism and recently uttered his first real sentence. (Photo: Twitter/dsmom58)
Teal pumpkins can help kids with food allergies know where it's safe to trick-or-treat, while blue pumpkins are for autism awareness.
A 3-year-old girl with autism felt overwhelmed during a preschool safety lesson and got a hug from a firefighter.
To help accommodate an overwhelmed 7-year-old with autism, a barber moved a chair outside to give him his first professional haircut in years.
The boy's mom says her son, who has autism and an autoimmune disorder, was "disgusted" by his desk being placed in the bathroom.
A photo of a custodian comforting an overwhelmed fourth-grader, who has autism, is going viral and shows how a little compassion can change a child's entire day.
A Georgia boy who is blind, autistic and mostly nonverbal, painted a portrait of the American flag for President Trump.
A mother says that her son has formed an "inseparable bond" with a student, who has autism, on the first day of school after he held the boy's hand while he was crying.
The mother of 5 said she received a note in the mail telling her that unmaintained lawn was an “eyesore” and that she should “do better.”
A recent altercation I had with a flight attendant exemplified just how little most people understand about neurological diversity.
A mom is thanking a police officer for his act of kindness in helping her 4-year-old, autistic son recover from a breakdown. "Sometimes his emotions get too much. Too much for him to process and handle, and he goes to a point when it starts to turn into a meltdown."
According to The Land of Lincoln Goodwill, due to the upcoming minimum wage increase, they cannot afford to keep Vocational Rehabilitation Program workers on their payroll.
Alexa Bjornson was worried about her 7-year-old son traveling alone on a flight from Las Vegas to Oregon on Thursday to visit his father. But his seatmate was more than happy to help out.
"After seeing ourselves looking like low lives on the news, we have both decided to get clean and sober,” reads the apology letter.
A Massachusetts father was shocked when he received an anonymous letter criticizing his yard, which is filled with a collection of toys belonging to his son, who has autism.
“I felt very bad because I don’t think this should be given, not only to my son, not to any kid, because every kid struggles in school,” said Desiree Perez.
When his daughter couldn't find a date to prom, dad Thomas Perl realized the best man to do the honors was himself. "I have my own tuxedo, why don’t I escort her to the prom?"
Those with autism spectrum disorder commonly “wander or bolt from safe settings,” according to the National Autism Association. The mom says the punishment is "outrageous."