8yr Boy Comforts Classmate with Autism on First Day of School

As we celebrate the back to school season, we’ve got a story out of Kansas. An incredible example of a young man offering a simple act of kindness that made a huge positive impact on someone’s life.

Boy, 8, Comforts Classmate with Autism on First Day of School in Heartwarming Photo

“He was kind to me,” Conner Crites says of his new friend Christian Moore

A photo of an 8-year-old boy holding the hand of a crying classmate with autism on the first day of school has gone viral. Christian Moore was preparing to start his first day of second grade at Minneha Core Knowledge Elementary School in Wichita, Kansas, earlier this month when he spotted a classmate, Conner Crites, crying in a corner, according to WTVR. Conner has autism and struggles with speech, WTVR …

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We can all play a role in making our communities and world a better place through simple acts of kindness and inclusion. DASCH is proud to celebrate and encourage these acts by sharing inspiring stories from around the world, the DASCH community, and from you!  We invite you to share your own stories and experiences to help inspire and create an environment where showing compassion and support for others isn’t celebrated as unique but as common and expected.  If you have a story you’d like to share with us, simply post it on your social media account, tag DASCH Inc., and use the hashtag #ActsOfInclusion.  We will be highlighting submitted stories on our website and social media over the coming weeks.

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