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Teen Praised for Going ‘Above and Beyond’ to Help Little Girl With Autism Experiencing Sensory Overload

A young shoe store employee is being praised for his patience and compassion after he helped a distraught customer and her daughter who has autism.

Youngster Who Enchanted Concert World With Awestruck ‘Wow!’ is Identified as 9-Year-old Boy With Autism

The boy is now being invited back to Boston Symphony Hall next season to meet the conductor and watch their comeback performance.

Watch the Heartwarming Results of Teen Skaters Befriending 5-Year-old Boy With Autism on His Birthday

In this heartwarming series of videos, a group of teens can be seen befriending a 5-year-old birthday boy with autism at a local skate park.

Police Officer Praised for Answering 911 Call to Save Missing Teddy Bear for Boy With Autism

When a 12-year-old boy with autism was frantic to find his missing teddy bear, this compassionate cop was more than happy to help to answer his call.

When 7-Foot-Tall ‘Gentle Giant’ With Autism Outgrows His Swing Set, Handyman Steps in for Free

No local businesses were ready to build a new swingset for 23-year-old Cobey Thomas – at least until his mother contacted a specific handyman.

Personal Trainer With Autism Opened a New Gym That Caters Specifically to People With Special Needs

Many people have trouble finding the motivation to go to a gym—and, it’s often even more difficult for people with autism. That's why Mark Fleming...

When Man With Autism Has Violent Reaction to Medication, Mom is Stunned by Officers’ Compassionate Response

When Ellen Hughes and her husband brought their autistic son to the hospital during a violent adverse behavioral reaction to his medication, they were...

Este Pueblo Entero se Transformó en Amigable con el Autismo Después de que Cada Negocio Acordara en Aplicar Cuatro Medidas Específicas

Los miembros y negocios de esta comunidad se han unido para ser el primer pueblo irlandés amigable con el autismo. Para que el pueblo de...

This Entire Town Became Autism-Friendly After Every Business Agreed to Apply Four Specific Measures

The community of Clonakilty has become the first ever town in Ireland that has been certified as autism-friendly.

Boy With Autism’s LEGO Replica of the Titanic is So Impressive, it is Now on Display at the Ship’s Museum

Even though the massive 26-foot replica took 11 months to build, the ship has given the Icelandic boy a whole new lease on life.

Sesame Street Theme Park Receives World’s First Autism Certification

While other theme parks have made themselves more autism-friendly, Sesame Place is the first park to receive full international accreditation.

Treatment For Autism to Start Trials After Successful Testing, Good For Alzheimer’s Too

The therapeutic agent, which could also be used to treat Alzheimer's, showed great success in reducing social anxiety and improving memory function.

No Rise in Autism in Past Three Years, Says Large U.S. Study

After twenty years of steady increases in the number of children being diagnosed on the autism spectrum, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported...

Boy With Autism Breaks Silence, Tells Santa First Christmas Wish

Michael Clyne is a 10-year-old autistic boy who never talks to strangers. So when he recently broke his silence and told Saint Nick what he...

Santa With Autism is Making Sure That No Child is Missing Out

This Santa knows what it's like to deal with sensory issues during the holidays – so he's making sure that other kids don't miss out on the fun.

Dad Gets to Grant Christmas Wish For Son With Autism Thanks to Internet

James Dutton and his ex-wife were determined to give their son with autism the perfect Christmas. Upon asking 19-year-old Thomas to make a wish list...

Barber Lies Down on Floor to Cut Hair of 6-Year-Old Boy With Autism

Determined to get the job done, Mr. Jacob follows him around the salon with his tools—and kindness— so he can finish the cut.

Plane Passengers Are Left “In Awe” of Woman’s Kindness Towards Agitated Boy With Autism

Many of us have experienced the strain of being on an airplane when a young child starts getting upset – and while most passengers...

Dad Creates Free Minecraft Server Specifically Dedicated to Kids With Autism

Children can already be overwhelmed and bullied in the real world, but maybe the internet can offer some solace. That's what this dad created when he...

Barber Goes Extra Mile For Boy With Autism, Cuts Hair in the Car

When this 16-year-old boy started having anxiety in the middle of a haircut, his mom figured he would be walking away with half a head...