Behind starburst eyes

Autism in the news

on November 7, 2013

During today’s workshop “Informing the Village” I was asked if I could recommend any news footage or medical journal articles for family members to read that were reputable. Below are a few that I would recommend:


CBC News has this article entitled “Quick Facts About Autism” where they speak of how it is a neurological condition, something that truly is hard-wired into the brain:

I love this mother’s story that The National covered. I enjoyed how positive she was in focusing on his talents and strengths:

A very informative fact sheet about Autism from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke:

A 12 minute radio interview with Temple Grandin when she was in Montreal from CBC. I love how she advocates for teaching real life skills at early ages:


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