It's Autism Awareness Month. Here are some fun facts you may not know.

April 2nd is observed as Autism Awareness Day.

For the month of April, we recognize autism awareness.

The annual Autism Speaks Walk returns to Charlotte October 29.

April is Autism Awareness Month. Areva Martin, founder of The Special Needs Network, calls into The Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about the importance of education, access and advocacy for Autism. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter (Photo:

Sesame Street will be introducing a new character to the show in April.  Her name is Julia, and she has autism.  Julia will make her big debut in a scene with Elmo and Abby Cadabby as they introduce her to Big Bird.  Elmo and Abby explain to Big Bird that Julia has autism and “sometimes […]

Chase Coleman was running in the middle of the road when Martin MacDonald, a White 57-year old man, got out of his car, pushed Chase to the ground and yelled, "Get out of here."


Singer Janelle Monáe took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to mourn the loss of her thirty-seven-year-old cousin, Natasha Hays.

Unfortunately, 50 Cent's "lesson" was terribly misguided.

A new Texas law mandates the installation of surveillance cameras in special education classrooms when requested. However, some parents and school officials have some concerns.

A man who's been arrested 29 times for transit-related crimes found himself behind bars again for stealing a Greyhound bus in NYC.