The Straight Talk about Autism DVD Address both Childhood and Adolescent issues!
This DVD about autism features interviews with kids with autism and their parents. They examine the key issues encountered during childhood and also adolescence. Childhood Issues covers the difficulty of getting an accurate diagnosis, parental acceptance of the disability, dealing with communication deficits and beginning school. Adolescent Issues features hypersensitivities, splinter skills, teasing, Circle of Friends programs, social skills, school-to-work transition and independent living.
DVD, 80 min., CC, 1999.