Category: Children with Special Needs

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...