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Straight Talk About Autism: Childhood

41 minutes 48 seconds

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Features interviews with kids with autism and their parents. Examines key issues encountered during childhood. Covers: first signs of autistic behavior, the difficulty of getting an accurate diagnosis, parental acceptance of the disability (grief and relief), hypersensitivities, splinter skills, and support groups. 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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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 -