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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Autism

Word! Autism

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Autism

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Kids with autism have a brain problem that makes it hard for them to understand the world around them. They have difficulty communicating and interacting with people. Kids with autism have unusual interests and behavior. They may not know what it means when someone smiles or frowns. They may need help learning or get really upset by loud noises.