Search for missing Dickson boy enters 3rd day

DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – There are multiple videos inside this story. Click here to watch them from the News 2 app. The search for a missing 5-year-old boy with autism continued Friday as his parents and the Dickson County community hold onto hope he will be found safe. Searchers found three footprints they are investigating as they combed the area for …

‘Sesame Street’ theme park becomes world’s first to get certified autism designation

Everyone is welcome on Sesame Street! The beloved PBS show has introduced Julia, a Muppet with autism, so that children of all abilities can learn to be comfortable with each other and become friends. Kelly-Jane Cotter|Wochit   The people who brought you the award-winning “Sesame Street” announced Monday that Sesame Place has become the world’s first theme park to receive a …

8 Iconic Buildings in Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

April 02, 2018 Twitter (April 2, 2018) For the second year, The White House joined iconic buildings around the globe to Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day. Twitter (April 2, 2018) The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor …

Niagara Falls to Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day

On April 2nd, 2018, Niagara Falls will be lit blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day! The iconic Falls will illuminate in blue to spread understanding and awareness of autism. The Niagara Falls Illumination Board offers special color illumination for charitable and not-for-profit organizations. Niagara Falls is the collective name of three waterfalls called the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Viel Falls. They are …