Autism: Emerging from the Maze

Autism: Emerging from the Maze

Sun, 01/13/2013 - 4:00pm

The numbers are staggering: 1 out of every 88 children in America has autism. Autism: Emerging from the Maze, airing Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 4 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 11 and 1011), examines the research and advancements in treatment at the UC Davis MIND Institute making international news and how a clinic at Sutter Heath is helping autistic adults. Inspiring stories and behavior therapy programs help children and families from the maze of this puzzling disorder. 

To watch this film online, click here.

Autism: Emerging from the Maze is part of Dialogue on Disability: The Herman & Margaret Schwartz Community Series, a partnership between WXXI and Al Sigl Community of Agencies. The week-long programming intiative is designed to encourage community dialogue about the abilities of people with physical and intellectual disabilities, and the importance of inclusion. Dialogue on Disability runs January 7-14, 2013.

Dialogue on Disability is made possible with support from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation. To learn more about this initiative, visit: WXXI.org/dod.

share