Families and mental health professionals examine the elements of early intervention. Plus, autism education for pediatricians and teachers, and a teenager with Asperger’s syndrome speaks candidly about his personal experience living with autism.
A visit to the Variety Child Learning Center (VCLC), in Syosset, NY, a specialized school dedicated to children with autism founded in 1966. Dr. Borenstein speaks with VCLC CEO and founder Judith Bloch.
Jennifer Raab, president of Hunter College in New York City, discusses training initiatives at Hunter’s School of Education, and Dr. Warren Rosenfeld, chief of pediatrics at Winthrop University Hospital, discusses specific training for new physicians.
Jonathan Simmons, a teen with Asperger’s syndrome and his mother, Karen Simmons, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Children with Special Needs, speak candidly about living with autism.