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State Senator Tom Whatley Autism Legislator of the Year

State Senator Tom Whatley was in fact acknowledged as a Legislator of the Year at the national Autism Law Summit. The National Autism Law Summit was a convention in San Diego that helped bring in concert at least a few hundred autism assistance services, federal and state lawmakers, attorneys and family of kids with autism. ...

Girl with Autism Sings with Katy Perry

Jodi DiPiazza, a young lady with autism, is an inspiration. In this inspiring video, she is singing with Katy Perry to benefit much needed autism programs. Put together by Comedy Central, the “Night of Too Many Stars” event is designed to bring America together for autism programs and boost awareness. In this video, learn about Jodi’s experiences ...

PBS Autism Now: Meet Nick

PBS NewsHour presents this Autism Now segment where we meet Nick, Robert Macneil’s 6-year-old Grandson. Nick experiences autism not just as a developmental disorder, but also a physical disorder affecting his whole body.

Free Falling to End Autism Bullying

This video is part of the Autism Anti-bullying campaign by Jesse A. Saperstein and the Anderson Center for Autism. Jesse has Asperger syndrome (a form of autism) and is a best-selling author and motivational speaker.

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.

United Nations World Autism Awareness Day

The United Nations issues an affirmation of the human rights of individuals with autism and notes the progress society and cultures must make for the inclusion and rights of persons with autism. In this video presentation for World Autism Awareness day, kids of all around the world speak positively about improving the rights of individuals with ...

A Brother with Autism

According to Spencer Timme, it’s incredible having Mitchel as a brother. Every case of autism is different, some more severe than others, and not every person with autism is like Mitchel, who is fortunate to have a very good relationship with his younger brother, as seen in this video. From Spencer Timme: “If any of you want to contact ...

Essentials for Educators: High Functioning Autism

Essentials for Educators is a thirty-seven minute video presented by Utah parents, teachers and other professionals in the field of Autism. The great part of this presentation is that it explains some of the underlying differences found in individuals all across the autism spectrum and makes suggestions for strategies to increase success in mainstream educational settings.

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 ...