Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

Joe Scarborough, Class Act, Links Aurora Shooter to Autism

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“As soon as I hear about this shooting, I knew who it was. I knew it was a young, white male, probably from an affluent neighborhood, disconnected from society — it happens time and time again. Most of it has to do with mental health; you have these people that are somewhere, I believe, on [...]

WPSU Autism Playlist on YouTube

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I was recently contacted by a member of wpsu.org, a public media group in Pennsylvania, that asked me to share their YouTube playlist all about autism. As of the date of this post, they have 7 videos to share about autism. Included in this list is an interview with Temple Grandin and two videos titled [...]

Asperger’s Syndrome Documentary – David Jordan

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The following video was posted by Dr. David Jordan. A documentary was made about him and is worth watching. He now has a PhD in geology and was diagnosed with aspergers in 2002 at the age of 29.

Autism Speaks Logo on Grey’s Anatomy

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So I know this was forever ago (or 2.5 weeks ago) but did you all see the Autism Speaks logo on Grey’s Anatomy on the episode “All You Need is Love” which aired Feb. 9th? They didn’t say anything but they didn’t need to. With Dr. Owen Hunt, chief of surgery in the foreground, the [...]

A Brief Look at the Movies About Autism

Autism Movies on IMDB
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With the Academy Awards happening tonight, I thought we would focus on movies about autism in honor of the¬†occasion. Did you know there are 26 movies on the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) with “Autism” in the title? If we examine the list a little more in depth, we notice that only one of the 26 [...]

Max Braverman Goes Missing on Parenthood

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I finally got around to watching this week’s episode of Parenthood (thank you DVR) featuring Max Braverman and his family and their struggle when he goes missing. Now, this was my first time even watching Parenthood but I was able to get a fairly decent grasp of the plot line; with one exception that required [...]