Category: What is Autism?

Autism Candles – What is AUTISM One Minute Monday Episode 4

What is AUTISM One Minute Monday Episode 4, this is the ONE Minute Monday section/series where I will start off with one minute saying something about Autism all part of an awareness campaign….

Autism Candles – What is Autism Spectrum and the Autism Range

Autism has a range that people are on that is called the autism spectrum. The main thing people with autism have in common is that they don’t have as good of social skiills as most peolpe…

Whitney Reynolds Talks Autism

Whitney Reynolds chats with celebrities, educators and everyday folks about their experiences with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What do you think about this Whitney Reynolds piece about autism? Comment below.

Penn State University Understanding Autism

Presented by Pennsylvania State University, this program featuring the story of  Scott Camazine and Susan Trainor as parents of a child with autism, who developed their own intervention program. They describe the early signs of autism and what they did to assist their child. The report continues in part 2, where the science behind autism is investigated. ...

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

What is an Autism Spectrum Disorder? The National Center for Learning Disabilities answer this question in this 9 minute video, covering the following conditions and domains: PDD, Asperger’s Syndrome and Childhood Disintegration Disorder. The Social Interaction Domain Eye Contact Facial Expression Body Posture Emotional Signals Reciprocity Interest in sharing enjoyment Attention to the achievements of others Understanding others’ feelings Peek-A-Boo ...

On Call Television Presents Autism Spectrum Disorder

Richard P. Holm, MD discusses Autism Spectrum Disorder with his guests in this presentation by On Call Television. Concerning the autism spectrum, it features guests Jerome Blake, MD of The Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic and Eric Kurtz, PhD from the Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota. Also interviewed is John McHale, a teen with autism, and his ...

A Real Look At Autism Video Series

A Real Look at Autism is a series of video episodes which introduce the audience to different autism concerns, treatment methods and unique lives in the autism community.  This video series is great for anyone new to autism who want to learn more. Anxiety in School – Episode 1 A look at a third grader ...

Autism and What Sensory Overload Can Be Like

Everyone with autism experiences the world differently. For those with sensory integration difficulties this video portrays some difficulties with the associated anxiety when applicable. Sensory difficulties can result in a disconnection or reduced awareness with the environment, reduced responsiveness and for some a kind disconnection from the outside world. Yet for others it would seem ...

The Early Sign of Autism

What are the early signs of autism? This is a tutorial video on the early signs of autism spectrum disorders by Dr. Rebecca Landa of Kennedy Krieger Institute and is 9-minutes long. The tutorial provides six video segments comparing toddlers who show no signs of ASD to toddlers who show early signs of ASD.

Temple Grandin – The Autistic Brain Lecture

Temple Grandin is arguably the most famous autism self-advocate on the planet. Her teachings have proven useful for professionals, families and other self-advocates. She is also a leading expert on animal behavior and a semi-biographical movie has been made about her life. In this lecture, she talks about the autistic mind.

I Want to Say – Autism Documentary Short

Here’s a 27-minute documentary produced by Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Bodega. “I Want to Say” tells the story of a newly adopted Autism Speaks initiative called ‘Hacking Autism.’ This video journals the lives of several children with autism, their parents and the issues they all face.

BBC Horizon 2014 Living with Autism

Here’s BBC’s Horizon 2014 video, “Living With Autism,” hosted by world renowned Uta Frith. Uta is a pioneering developmental psychologist who began her training in the 1960’s, whose passion and dedication over a career studying autism has helped countless others understand it better.

Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism: A Guide for Secondary School Teachers

Although intended for secondary school teachers, this video collection offers a helpful overview for anyone seeking to better understand autism: This guide for secondary school teachers was produced by the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) and the Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools system. Grants from the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation and the Doug Flutie Jr. ...

BBC My Autism And Me

The BBC produced “My Autism and Me,” a special piece about autism presented by a young lady by the name of Rosie, who has Asperger syndrome. Though autism affects the way Rosie and others with autism live and see the world, as seen in this video, Rosie says it makes her unique and who she is. While telling her ...