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.
“This is Autism,“ was created for the purpose of understanding the everyday lives of families in the Autism Community. Louis Theroux, a British-American Filmmaker, produced this documentary working together with Discovery Health. Theroux traveled to the Developmental Learning Center (DLC) in Warren, New Jersey. The DLC is a leading innovators in autism schools of its kind, and the documentary […]
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. […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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.
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.
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. […]
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 […]