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Straight Talk About Autism

Straight Talk About Autism

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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 beginning school. While adolescent issues features hypersensitivities, splinter skills, teasing, Circle of Friends Programs, social skills, school-to-work transition, and independent living.

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 -