Archives: Autism

Tempest Tossed: Shakespeare and Autism

The CDC estimates that 1 in 68 children has autism spectrum disorder. These disorders present many social and sensory challenges, and can turn a simple trip to the movies into an ordeal. We’ll talk about the new ways people with autism connect with the world. And we’ll get a look at a Shakespearean approach that addresses autism with dramatic flair

Tech Tuesday: Google Glass and Autism, Kids’ Apps, Gadgets

For people with autism, reading facial expressions can be a minefield. But a new tech start-up is combining Google Glass technology with emotion recognition software to teach what frowns and smiles mean. We’ll learn more this hour. Plus, we’ll discuss the latest fun and educational apps for kids, and see what our gadget inspector’s up to this week.

Asperger’s Explored in the Wake of Recent Publicity

The Sandy Hook Elementary school shooter was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. This sparked debate about the syndrome, and potential connection between Asperger’s and violence, though no link is thought to exist. On this hour, we’ll discuss what life is like for people with Asperger’s and their families.

Asperger’s Explored in the Wake of Recent Publicity

The Sandy Hook elementary school shooter was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. This sparked debate over the classification of the syndrome, as well as the potential connection between Asperger’s and violence. On this hour, we’ll explore Asperger’s syndrome.

Breakthroughs in Research on Autism and Fragile X Syndrome

More than a billion dollars has been spent on autism research during the last 10 years. But what causes autism? Some in the field of autism research say that the question marks may soon be replaced with some answers. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the latest breakthroughs in the field.

Breakthroughs in Research on Autism and Fragile X Syndrome

More than a billion dollars has been spent on autism research during the last 10 years. But what causes autism? Some in the field of autism research say that the question marks may soon be replaced with some answers. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about the latest breakthroughs in the field.

Autistic Adults in the Workplace

How do we prepare autistic young adults for employment and higher education?