Helping Kids Understand Autism

Helping Kids Understand Autism

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 652 , Segment 5

Episode: Supreme Court, Nicotine Regulation, Understand Autism

  • Oct 3, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 16:15 mins

Guest: Tony Attwood, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia Even though the number of diagnosed cases of autism is growing, it is still widely misunderstood, especially by children unsure how to react to a classmate who behaves in ways they find mysterious. A whimsical, four-minute animation online has gained international acclaim for its accessible approach to explaining autism. It’s called Amazing Things Happen and Tony Attwood consulted on it as an expert on autism spectrum disorders.   See the video here.