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33 media results found for 'autism'

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Man seated cross legged on the ground next to a tripod camera. Children seated on the floor watch him as he speaks. Caption. He's been teaching animation film camps for children.
53 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Follows the participation of seven Asperger's children as they create films, poems, paintings and music, with encouragement from the teacher and stimulated by interaction with one another. Revealing moments in the children's private lives and cand...Read More

Discusses issues parents and children with autism face in childhood and adolescence. The childhood segment covers the difficulty of getting an accurate diagnosis, parental acceptance of the disability, dealing with communication deficits, and begi...Read More

Frame of woman wearing sleeveless fuchsia pink blouse, speaking. Caption. The best way I can put it is that.
1 hours 27 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT

What is autism? Families share their answers to this question. They also invite the viewer into their daily lives and offer advice to other families with children who are autistic. This documentary disproves many misconceptions associated with aut...Read More

Illustration portrays a directional sign with three arrows saying, “Autism Goes to College.”
1 hours 2 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

As the number of students on the autism spectrum attending college steadily climbs, schools and students alike are trying to figure out how to manage the unique challenges experienced by this community. Getting accepted is often easy enough, but o...Read More

Two boys face each other, one pointing to the other with lips parted in mid-speech. Ladybug hangs on wall with peeling paint behind them.
Against the Odds
Episode 4
27 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Two families discuss their experiences and struggles with autism. Also, in this episode, scientists from Auckland University reveal their current research and findings related to autism. Part of the "Against the Odds" series.

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

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 ...Read More

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

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 kid...Read More

Still image from: Lucky Dog: Wednesday
Lucky Dog
Season 5 / Ep 1
20 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12

Before a young Doberman Pinscher can become the best friend of a little boy with Autism, Brandon must make sure the dog has the right temperament and training. Brandon hopes the dog will make a good companion and assist him in daily life. Part of ...Read More

Still image from: Teen Kids News (Episode 2102)
Teen Kids News
Episode 2102
21 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

The actors from "A Kind of Spark," who are autistic, discuss the importance of having representative actors. The series features a teen who is autistic as she finds her voice and lets her light shine while uncovering a mystery. The actors also tal...Read More

Color illustration in a picture book. Cup of pastel crayons spills on left while young animals dressed in children's clothes play with a ball, swing on a swing, or dressup in firefighting hat.
6 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5

Lola Rabbit is just like other little rabbits, but she sees the world differently. Lola is autistic. This means that sometimes Lola becomes afraid and upset when she hears loud noises, and Lola’s classmates don’t understand her behaviors. But then...Read More

Older woman holds a tablet up for a younger woman in a pink dress. The young woman touches the screen while she looks at it.
26 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

For years, Emma's intelligence was continually underestimated as she struggled to communicate her feelings, needs, and fears to her friends and family. But for the first time in her life, her true voice is finally heard when she begins typing. Thr...Read More

Airport security screening area with people walking through stanchion belts to a security check-in officer. 2 other officers stand near him. Security metal detectors, metal tables, and x-ray detectors with conveyor belts appear behind the officers.
Teen Kids News
Episode 1611
21 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

This episode highlights Alex's Lemonade Stand. It was started by Alexandra Scott. Shortly before her first birthday, Alex was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. The money raised from her lemonade stand was donated to help find cures for all children ba...Read More

Woman with long, medium brown hair and a red sweater sits and talks with a blurred kitchen in the background. Caption. That he had autism.
Our Special Life
Episode 1
5 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Sydnee is the mom of twin 11-year-old boys Jake and Ian. When the boys were younger, she noticed that Ian was not developing as fast as his brother. Ian was diagnosed with autism. In this episode, the Jorgl family shares their story and highlights...Read More

Child sitting in a chair under bright lights looking at a small humanoid robot on a table some distance in front of them. An adult stands by. Caption: It doesn't overstimulate or overwhelm a child with autism.
Science Nation
Episode 78
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12

With support from the National Science Foundation, mechanical and computer engineer Nilanjan Sarkar and psychologist Zachary Warren at Vanderbilt University have developed a learning environment for kids with autism, built around state-of-the-art ...Read More

Woman seated next to an adolescent girl who is slumped down in her chair, forehead in hand like she's irritated. Caption. Now I'm going to find out about autism.
1 hours 3 minutes
Grade Level: PT/TT

Autism, a neurological disorder, affects as many as 1 in 150 children in the United States. Follows six families with autistic children for two years. Features the Eden II School for Autistic Children in Staten Island, New York. Interviews parents...Read More

Young boy carries dinner plates to a table in a dining room setting. Caption. Narrator. Brian also helps with family routines.
21 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT

Features Marilyn Chassman and her autistic son Brian, as she explains strategies from her One-on-One teaching program which she developed to help him learn. These strategies for working with low-functioning children with autism and other developme...Read More

Young girl sits on a person's lap. Both look down at a worksheet on the desk in front of them. Caption. Voiceover. This was the first time Jessie had actually seen this task.
26 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT

Karen Sewell, a special education teacher for twenty years, demonstrates techniques for working with students with autism. Makes significant progress over a four-month period with a three-year-old girl through a program of early intervention, high...Read More

Illustrated story excerpt shows a toy soldier holding a drum falls forward and curls into a ball. Text reads, “Unbearably slow, and all too quickly, I deflate to the cool February pavement—a melted snowman of fabric. I watch as he uses my outlet to plug in a tool with a slithery black cord hanging from its end. After two years of standing tall, striking my drum with almost no notice or appreciation, the show is over.”
8 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2

Young Alex is heading to a new Korean preschool, and his mother is desperate to help him get there without tears or fear. Alex is on the autism spectrum, and new routines are tricky and quite scary. His mother spies a large inflatable drummer who ...Read More

Salem, a 13 year old boy with Asperger's syndrome, is dressed in a black leotard and stands in a graceful ballet pose. We can see his reflection in the mirror behind him. He looks up and has a smile on his face.
Against the Odds
Episode 11
28 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Salem Foxx is only 13 and has already danced with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Salem has Asperger's syndrome, and he considers it an advantage in dance. Watch as he prepares for a ballet competition. Part of the "Against the Odds" series.

Senior woman named Gloria Fawcett looks off camera with a serious expression. Caption. I noticed she wasn't crawling.
51 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT

Follows the Shepard family for five years as they struggle to raise their child, Hannah, who was diagnosed with autism at age two. Records the process of reaching one autistic child through an intensive program of therapy supported by committed pa...Read More