Category: Children with Special Needs

ABC of NC Asks Triad to Support Autism Health Insurance Legislation

By Felice Brenner, Chair, Board of Directors, ABC of NC Child Development Center ABC of NC Child Development Center is asking North Carolina lawmakers to right an...

One Summer Leads to a Lifetime of Learning for Children with Autism

 By Felice Brenner with ABC of NC According to Angela Kelly, it took just a few weeks in the ABC of NC Summer Education Program to change her son Sam’s life forever...

Dear Shopper Staring at My Child Having a Meltdown in the Grocery Store

By Leigh Merryday Dear Shopper, Yes, I know.  I’m well aware that my child is screaming.  Not just a regular scream, but an ear-piercing, sanity-shattering...

ABC of NC Grandparents – Valuable Volunteers for Autism

Sponsored by ABC of NC Increasingly, grandparents play an important role in the teaching and upbringing of their grandchildren.  That’s why ABC of NC encourages...

Teaching Children with Autism—There’s an App for That!

Thatcher Davis has autism and a limited spoken vocabulary. But, with his iPad, he asks for chocolate milk, states that he’s bored in class, and tells his brothers that...

Special Needs Feature: Congenital Heart Defects

Did you know that this week is Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness Week? According to The Congenital Heart Information Network, CHD Awareness week is an annual...