Second Opinion: Autism

Second Opinion: Autism

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:00pm

Many people are unaware of the full spectrum of autism disorders. Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills. Hear about the signs that can help with an early diagnosis and the treatments that can make a difference on Second Opinion: Autism airing Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 3 p.m. on WXXI-TV. 

Check out this webisode for a brief overview of what is discussed in the full Autism episode.

This program is presented as part of MOVE TO INCLUDE, a partnership between WXXI and the Golisano Foundation designed to stimulate community dialogue about the perspectives of people with physical and intellectual disabilities. Its mission is toultimately build a community that celebrates abilities.

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Second Opinion is made possible in part by support from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), which has been the major funder since the series’ inception in 2004.