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  • This Emotional Life

This Emotional Life | Growing Up with Autism (Webinar) | PBS

Duration: 59:12 (Full Program)
Program: This Emotional Life
Broadcast Date: Apr. 27, 2010

(Filmed Webinar) On April 27, 2010, PBS's This Emotional Life partnered with Autism Speaks to present a webinar, "Growing Up With Autism." The webinar featured a panel of scientists, parents, and individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) explaining what it is like "Growing Up with Autism." Dr. Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D, the Chief Science Officer at Autism Speaks and Research Professor at UNC Chapel Hill, led a discussion with Connie Kasari, Ph.D. (UCLA), Holly Robinson Peete, and John Elder Robison, addressing the challenges that face individuals with an ASD and their families as they are initially diagnosed, navigate peer interactions and age out of services as they enter adulthood.

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Post Date: May 12, 2010