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Straight Talk About Autism: Adolescence

37 minutes 54 seconds

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Features interviews with kids with autism and their parents. Examines key issues encountered during adolescence. Covers: teasing, socialization and making friends, social group, Circle of Friends program, and independent living. Concludes with kids reflecting on being a person with autism. NOTE: Not all kids with the diagnosis of autism have the expressive ability of the young people featured in this video.

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Runtime: 37 minutes 54 seconds

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Toddler stands on a couch and looks directly at camera while smiling. Caption. They continually told me she was a late bloomer.
Straight Talk About Autism
Episode 1
41 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
3 teenage girls walk next to each other while talking. The middle girl is smiling. Caption. Laurine as narrator. We know Megan wants to have friends.
Straight Talk About Autism
Episode 2
37 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -

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    July 11th, 2016 at 05:58 PM

    I enjoyed hearing the thoughts and reflections by teenagers with autism about their social experiences.